Ole Miss’ first day in full pads proved to be another strong day for the defense as the Rebels continued to struggled with turnovers. Whether it was interceptions or miscues on snaps out of the shotgun, first-year coach Hugh Freeze wasn’t too pleased with how his offense performed in team situations following Tuesday’s morning practice. (August 8, 2012, Page 6)
Shaking up the depth chart comes with the territory when discussing a coaching change.
Players who were starters under the former regime are forced to re-prove themselves. And those who may have once been buried on the depth chart are given a fresh start. (March 23, 2012, Page 7A)
On Saturday, Ole Miss’ fans got a healthy dose of the freshmen class as the Rebels started six true freshmen (receiver Donte Moncrief, offensive lineman Aaron Morris, linebacker Serderius Bryant, cornerback Senquez Golson, safety Cody Prewitt and defensive end C.J. Johnson). (more…) (November 14, 2011, Page 1B)
If they were, it’s hard not to think he wouldn’t come after Ole Miss junior Bryson Rose, who is the hottest kicker in the college game.
Ole Miss may not be producing a lot positive results on the field this season, but the native of Raleigh, N.C., has been completely the opposite. He continued his exceptional season by making two more field goals Saturday against Kentucky at Commonwealth Stadium. (more…) (November 7, 2011, Page 1B)
Finish was the word Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt used several times during his weekly press conference Monday to describe the next step in the development of his young team. The Rebels played inspired football for a half against No. 10 Arkansas, but they were unable to hold on to a 17-0 lead and ultimately saw another opportunity for a win slip away. (October 25, 2011, Page 8)
More specifically, the the bulk of the questions dealt with the Tide’s lock-down defense that has Alabama (6-0 overall, 3-0 SEC) ranked No. 1 by the Associated Press and No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. (more…) (October 10, 2011)
Even though Lee wasn’t a member of last year’s staff that produced a 4-8 record, he is very aware that the losses suffered last year are still on the minds of his players. Following Saturday’s loss, Lee said he went to each offensive player and re-assured them to keep working and believing in each other in the attempt to keep the spirits as high as possible. (September 26, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: Hello from beautiful Oxford, where it’s currently sunny and 57 and is expected to get up to 80 for the Ole Miss-Georgia kickoff at 11:21 a.m. (more…) (September 24, 2011)
Ole Miss returned to the practice fields Tuesday, a day after head football coach Houston Nutt dealt with several questions about his future and how to fix problems associated with a 1-2 start.
Nutt’s opening remarks following Tuesday’s practice revolved around him taking responsibility for the problems of the team and re-iterating the point that he was the one to blame, not the Ole Miss administration. (September 21, 2011, Page 6)