HOUSTON, Texas — Ole Miss sophomore defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award, announced by the award’s committee Monday. Nkemdiche has previously been named to watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy, as well. (July 15, 2014, Page 8)
Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco has dipped into the Big 12 for his newest assistant coach.
Kansas State hitting coach Mike Clement has been hired to the same position by the Rebels, according to media reports. Perfect Game first reported the hiring Thursday night. (July 11, 2014, Page 6A)
The preseason honors are flooding in for Ole Miss football players this week.
On Thursday, sophomore defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche was named to preseason watch lists for both the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy, senior safety Cody Prewitt made the Nagurski list, and sophomore offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil made the Outland list. (July 11, 2014, Page 6A)
NEW YORK — Ole Miss sophomore Evan Engram is one of 38 players that have been named to the preseason watch list for the 2014 John Mackey Award, which is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Ole Miss has launched the first beacon technology system in collegiate sports using mobile devices and custom programming to enhance the fan experience during games and link to a rewards program. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Preseason watch lists for two of college football’s top awards — the Maxwell Award and Chuck Bednarik Award — were announced Monday, with Ole Miss seniors Bo Wallace and Cody Prewitt among those listed. (July 8, 2014, Page 8)
Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks reflects on his career year which saw him win a Southeastern Conference, NCAA and USA championships. (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
Eight years ago, Toby Hansson. got a phone call from then-Ole Miss men’s tennis head coach Billy Chadwick with an opportunity to become the assistant coach. Hansson accepted the offer and the rest is history.
Earlier this year, Hansson was tapped by athletics director Ross Bjork to replace Chadwick when the latter announced he would retire at the end of the 2014 season. (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Abby Newton, Kathryn Fowler, Maria Toennessen and Stani Schiavone from the Ole Miss women’s golf team earned Women’s Collegiate Golf All-American Scholar honors it was announced on Wednesday (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
With just one senior on last season’s roster and five signees reporting to campus this summer, the Ole Miss men’s basketball team had some work to do to get in line with the NCAA-mandated 13-man scholarship limit for next season.
That work is done. (July 1, 2014, Page 8)
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