With the release of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s football signing class for 2012 Monday, I thought it appropriate to look back at a former Ranger signee who went on to impact the game at the Division I level and the NFL. (more…) (February 7, 2012, Page 9)
COLUMN: Oxford was a busy town over the weekend for more reasons than just the return of the Ole Miss student body. Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze, his staff and some of his players hosted a number of recruits for official visits.
Some players, such as Aberdeen defensive end Channing Ward and South Panola defensive tackle Isaac Gross, were already committed to the Rebels, while others such as Oxford, Ala., cornerback Trae Elston or Ruston, La., cornerback Kentrell Brice were not. (more…) (January 23, 2012, Page 2B)
COLUMN: With National Signing Day less than two weeks away, it’s obvious that football recruiting is coming down to the wire. College teams across the country already have a number of verbal commitments from high school, prep and junior college players on board and they are looking for more before Feb. 1 comes and goes. (more…) (January 20, 2012, Page 7A)
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)
COLUMN: Whoever the next Ole Miss coach ends up being, one of the most important things he and his staff have to correct is the outcome of the annual Egg Bowl game with Mississippi State. (more…) (November 29, 2011, Page 6)
On Tuesday it was announced that a large portion of the five-year deal involves the MLB Draft, which, in turn, could impact the Ole Miss Rebels and the rest of the college baseball world. (more…) (November 23, 2011, Page 6A)
COLUMN: If there is a college football coach out there that has been looking for a tough challenge, a really tough challenge, then Ole Miss is the perfect job for you.
This was a man who filled up the Gertrude Ford Performing Arts Center on campus to hold his introductory press conference with media and fans. This was a man who could have been elected mayor after leading the Rebels to back-to-back Cotton Bowl wins in his first two seasons. He was the choice of so many fans when he was hired. He was the man with head coaching experience that everyone was clamoring for. (more…) (November 8, 2011, Page 8)