Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt finished making moves on his staff for the 2011 season today with the hiring of Keith Burns as secondary coach. Burns, a 1982 graduate of Arkansas, comes to Ole Miss from Kansas State where he coached defensive backs under coach Bill Snyder. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 6A)
A meeting with the LSU Tigers on Saturday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center is where the Ole Miss Rebels hope to gain their first win in Southeastern Conference play. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 6A)
An Ole Miss scoring drought midway through the second half allowed LSU to pull away as the Ole Miss women’s basketball team fell 78-43 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Thursday night.
With the loss, Ole Miss fell to 8-9 overall (1-4 SEC) while LSU improved to13-7 overall (3-3 SEC). (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)
Vaught Hemingway Stadium, as well as the rest of Ole Miss’ football-related facilities, will be a busy place this weekend as the staff hosts the largest contingent of official visitors this year.
Top targets, such as Philadelphia linebacker C.J. Johnson (6-foot-3, 243-pounds, 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash) and Amanda Elzy cornerback Jermaine Whitehead (6-0, 183, 4.4) are expected to be just some of the approximately 25 recruits who tour the campus and get a glimpse of what it would be like to play for the Rebels. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 6)
Joining Houston Nutt’s staff at Ole Miss is more than just a move to the Southeastern Conference for Gunter Brewer.
For Brewer, the chance to coach the Rebels presents an opportunity to return home to be closer to his family. (January 20, 2011, Page 6)
The Vanderbilt Commodores are aching and hurting. They also are learning how to quit letting games get away from them at the end.
John Jenkins led five Commodores in double figures with 20 points, and Vanderbilt beat Ole Miss 84-74 Wednesday night to send the Rebels to their worst start in Southeastern Conference play since 2000. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 7)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — With National Signing Day now just two weeks away, football recruiting is hitting its peak. Ole Miss is expected to host over 25 players on official visits this weekend, including the coaching staff’s top targets at defensive back, defensive tackle, linebacker and running back. (more…) (January 19, 2011)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt continued to adjust his coaching staff today with the hiring of a familiar face and name from Rebel football history.
Gunter Brewer, the son of former head coach Billy Brewer, was officially announced as the new wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator. Brewer, who comes to Oxford after spending six seasons at Oklahoma State, is the second hire in the past month on the offensive side of the ball. David Lee was hired to coordinate the offense for the upcoming season. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
Vanderbilt’s Memorial Coliseum is not an ideal arena for a visiting team to have to earn its first league win of the season, but that is the goal of the Ole Miss Rebels, who are in dire need of something positive.
Tipoff in Nashville, Tenn., is set for 8 tonight and the game can be seen locally on CSS (Metrocast Channel 68) with Dave Baker handling the play-by-play and Barry Booker adding the color analysis. Tonight’s game can also be heard locally on 93.7 and 105.5 FM with David Kellum handling the play-by-play. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
The gang is getting back together. The official roster for Ole Miss’ alumni game, set to take place on Feb. 5 at Oxford-University Stadium, is starting to take form. (more…) (January 18, 2011)
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