BLOG: Monday night proved to be everything it was being billed as — and even a little more for various reasons (the appearance of Oxford’s mounted police, for starters). (more…) (January 31, 2012)
Mardi Gras started a little early in Oxford on Monday night when Lafayette High quarterback Jeremy Liggins chose to play for the LSU Tigers and coach Les Miles. The 6-foot-3, 275-pound EAGLE Player of the Year in 2009 and 2011 picked the defending Southeastern Conference champions over Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Alabama and Auburn on the Sports Roundup’s Commitment Show held at Irie on the Square. (more…) (January 31, 2012, Page 8)
C.J. Beathard said Monday the fit just didn’t seem right anymore.
After being one of Ole Miss’ first commitments for its 2012 signing class, the 6-foot-2, 180-pound Battle Ground Academy quarterback (Franklin, Tenn.) officially decommitted from the Rebels over the weekend in exchange for a spot on the Iowa Hawkeyes list. (more…) (January 31, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s talented trio of seniors will be able to call one another teammates for at least another two seasons.
During Monday’s announcement show at Irie on the Square, receiver Robert Liggins, defensive lineman K.C. Lamar and running back Mont Dean announced they plan to sign with Northwest Community College on Wednesday. (more…) (January 31, 2012, Page 9)
After putting on a show for four years at Water Valley’s Death Valley, the hard-hitting Blue Devil duo of Chris Conard and C.J. Jackson announced in front of a packed house at Irie on the Square on Monday that they would be taking their abilities to Itawamba Community College.
(more…) (January 30, 2012)
BLOG — The long wait to announce a college choice is finally over for Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins. The standout who led the Commodores to back-to-back Class 4A state titles chose LSU tonight at Irie on the Square over an opportunity to play for both Ole Miss and Mississippi State. (more…) (January 30, 2012)
A season and career filled with spectacular moments on the field for Lafayette High quarterback Jeremy Liggins has led to the next chapter of his football career. Tonight is the moment that the 6-foot-3, 275-pound dynamo that helped lead the Commodores to back-to-back Class 4A state titles makes his college choice public.
Liggins is scheduled to make his announcement at Irie on the Square on the weekly Sports Roundup TV show at approximately 7:30. (January 30, 2012, Page 1B)
Ole Miss’ final recruiting weekend before National Signing Day on Wednesday netted three new football verbal commitments for the 2012 signing class and one for 2013.
Athlete Quintavius Burdette (5-foot-19, 185-pounds, 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash: Senatobia), wide receiver Cody Core (6-3, 175; Auburn, Ala.) and place-kicker Andy Pappanastos (5-11, 170; Montgomery, Ala.) all visited Oxford this past weekend and all three made a pledge to be Rebels. (more…) (January 30, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG — A prior relationship with Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze and a chance to play for a Southeastern Conference school a mere 45 miles from home was too much for Senatobia’s Quintavius Burdette to pass up. (more…) (January 29, 2012)