The Ole Miss baseball program welcomed the highest ranked recruiting class in the program’s history to campus this fall with the most recent influx of talent ranked third nationally by Collegiate Baseball, the publication announced on Tuesday. (more…) (September 21, 2011, Page 7)
Coming off of a 30-7 loss at Vanderbilt and another forgettable start to the football season, the questions during Houston Nutt’s weekly press conference at the Indoor Practice Facility blended what went wrong against the Commodores with what can be done to rectify mistakes moving forward. (more…) (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
The disappointment of last Saturday’s 30-7 loss to Vanderbilt by the Ole Miss Rebels and the impassioned feelings stemming from the setback subsided some Monday with an impromptu press conference from Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone at the Indoor Practice Facility.
Boone talked openly about his frustration following the Rebels’ most recent loss as well as his Sunday meeting with head coach Houston Nutt and his staff about where the team was headed moving forward. (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
An Ole Miss fan coalition focused on restoring athletics to a championship level, changing a culture of low expectations and making sure school officials are held accountable when it comes to talk of improvements made another bold statement Monday.
Forward Rebels!, a group that was established over the summer, took out full-page advertisements in six daily papers across the state Monday, including the EAGLE, that focused on the Ole Miss administration and improving results both in athletics and academics. (more…) (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
NUTT, MARKUSON, HIGGINS TO SPEAK AT THURSDAY’S OLE MISS QB CLUB: The fourth Ole Miss Quarterback Club meeting of the season on Thursday will feature Ole Miss coaches Houston Nutt and Mike Markuson, as well as Commercial Appeal writer Ron Higgins. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. and will be held at the Library Sports Bar.
The meeting is open to club members only. You can join or renew your membership at the front door or at www.OMQBClub.com. (September 20, 2011, Page 7)
After watching the Rebels turn the ball over five times, commit six penalties for 51 yards and only convert four of 14 third-down conversions, there wasn’t much Nutt could say about Saturday’s display of inept passing, running, blocking, catching and play calling other than it was bad. Really, really bad. (September 19, 2011, Page 1B)
COLUMN: NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt is expecting this week to be one filled with negativity, one filled with questions about why his offensive line can’t block opposing defenses, why the Rebels have trouble executing the plays called and what he and his staff are going to do about the rash of turnovers that came about during Saturday’s 30-7 loss to Vanderbilt. (more…) (September 19, 2011, Page 1B)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt is never a doormat for Ole Miss, but Saturday’s 30-7 “upset” was still a record breaker. Entering Saturday’s game most Rebel fans were aware of the anomalous stat that Vanderbilt had won four of the last six meetings between the teams.
Ole Miss’ regular-season opener at Texas Christian University isn’t until Feb. 17, but there’s no better time than the present to begin playing for starting jobs.
Entering the fall ball season, Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco said the outfield could see a lot of change with Tanner Mathis as the lone returning starter.
BLOG: While the Gridiron Rebels were getting dismantled in Nashville, the Diamond Rebels were hard at work playing their first intrasquad game of the fall at Oxford-University Stadium. (more…) (September 17, 2011)
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