John McDermott (left), director of the Ole Miss Esports Program, joins Chancellor Glenn Boyce and his wife, Emily Boyce, to honor Abb, Jennifer, Arden and Ford Payne at the dedication of the Payne Family Esports Facility on Thursday (Nov.2). The Payne family provided support to renovate space in the university’s E.F. Yerby Center into the Payne Family Esports Facility; cover operational expenses such as team travel, technology and staff; and establish scholarships for the recruitment and support of students in the esports program. Photo by Amy Howell/University Development