admiral ackbar ole miss bigger Admiral Ackbar as Ole Miss' new mascot? It's (not) a trap!Admiral Ackbar may not live in a galaxy far, far away for long.

The University of Mississipi, aka Ole Miss, is seeking a new mascot since the previous one, Colonel Reb, has been retired, and Admiral Ackbar is a popular contender to fill the role, says “Access Hollywood.”

Assuming George Lucas would actually allow the Star Wars galaxy character, of the Mon Calamari people, to be used as a mascot, the final decision is up to the students’ vote vote on the mascot committee.

It’s a perfect marriage of rebels: Ole Miss’ Rebels and the good admiral as the leader of the Rebel Alliance.

]]> Over on the geek-centric “Big Bang Theory,” Sheldon attempts to channel Admiral Ackbar. Do you support Admiral Ackbar as leader of the Rebel Alliance Nation? Follow Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter and Facebook for all your celeb news and buzz.

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