The one-time Alabama running back turned linebacker hasn’t had an ideal progression to his football career, but his life appears to be trending back in the positive direction. (more…) (December 15, 2011, Page 7)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Coaching changes obviously have a large impact on the recruiting world and one in-state change could pay off for the Rebels in their pursuit of 6-foot-3 Pearl receiver D.J. Thompson.
Thompson was verbally committed to Southern Miss prior to coach Larry Fedora taking over the North Carolina gig, and still is a Golden Eagle pledge, although he admitted on Friday he’s “not as firm” as he was. (more…) (December 14, 2011, Page 6)
When the Long Beach linebacker showed out at the Rebels’ elite prospect camp in June he was looking for an Ole Miss offer. He admitted in July that he was playing with a chip on his shoulder and believed he deserved more interest from colleges than he had garnered. (more…) (December 13, 2011, Page 7)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. —Hindered by a slow start and an inability to get any consistency on offense, Mississippi fell to Alabama 31-12 in the 25th edition of the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game on Saturday at the Cramton Bowl. (more…) (December 12, 2011, Page 6)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Ask any of Mississippi’s top football talents if he has heard from Ole Miss’ new coach and the answer was the same more often than not.
BLOG: There wasn’t a lot of new information coming from the Mississippians playing in Saturday’s Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game.
One thing was for sure, however.
If new Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is interested, he has already been in contact. (more…) (December 11, 2011)
BLOG: Hello from Montgomery, Ala., the site of tomorrow’s Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game. (more…) (December 9, 2011)
Sophomore offensive left tackle Donald Hawkins, wide receiver Lance Ray and quarterback Ryan Mossakowski are just three reasons why the Rangers went 6-3 overall this year and were ranked in the top 5 nationally at one point this season. Hawkins and Ray both earned MACJC First Team All-State honors, while Mossakowski was named to the second team. (more…) (December 7, 2011, Page 6)
The Senatobia native, who led Arkansas State to a 10-2 record this past season as a first-year head coach, came back home Monday when he was officially introduced as Ole Miss’ 37th head coach at the Ford Center. (December 6, 2011, Page 6)
In large part because of his ties to Ole Miss and the Memphis area, the recent hire of Hugh Freeze as Ole Miss’ next football coach was met with an ample amount of skepticism.
Mike Glenn and Archie Manning, co-chairs of Ole Miss’ coaching search committee, said during Monday’s teleconference that they went through the proper channels during the interview process.
According to the co-chairs, Freeze just stood out above the rest of the field. Plain and simple. (December 6, 2011, Page 6)