SCOOBA — Mature was a word that continued to come out of the mouth of Nick Brassell following his team’s victory against the No. 5 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Thursday night. Brassell, who was a standout wide receiver/defensive back at Ole Miss in his first season out of South Panola, helped lead the No. 3 EMCC Lions past the Rangers on both sides of the ball. (October 19, 2012, Page 6A)
A week after suffering through an emotionally draining loss, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and his Rebels were able to experience an entirely different emotion following a 41-20 win over Auburn at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday afternoon. Freeze, who was second guessed in the Rebels’ 30-27 setback to Texas A&M, showed signs of a water and Gatorade celebration performed in the locker room just minutes before talking about the Rebels’ first Southeastern Conference win in 17 tries. (October 15, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG: It’s been a while since Ole Miss won its last Southeastern Conference football game. Sixteen games to be exact after the Rebels squandered a fourth-quarter lead last weekend against SEC newcomer Texas A&M.
Ole Miss (3-3 overall, 0-2 SEC) will be back at it today, looking for that elusive conference victory, with a homecoming matchup against the reeling Auburn Tigers (1-4, 0-3) at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The game is set for 11:21 a.m. and will be televised on the SEC Network.
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VIDEO BLOG: Instead of spending the bulk of Monday’s press conference looking ahead to Saturday’s homecoming game against Auburn, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze spent the plenty of time looking back at the Rebels’ 30-27 loss to Texas A&M. (more…) (October 8, 2012)
An interception by Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace with just over a minute remaining. A safety on Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel that ultimately wasn’t ruled in the Rebels’ favor. A holding call that thwarted a scoring drive. A fourth-and-inch run that was snubbed out by the Aggies defense. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 1B)
COLUMN: Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace used the word “crushed” describe the way his teammates felt in the dressing room after Saturday night’s 30-27 loss to Texas A&M.
Hugh Freeze, the leader of the Rebels, said he was “very disappointed” with the come-from-behind win for the Aggies and that the “kids and coaches were hurting” from the outcome. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 1B)
When a college football game is decided by three points and in the final minutes like Ole Miss’ game with Texas A&M was Saturday night, coaches, fans, players and media will often go to the stats to figure out where the game was won or lost.
In the case of the Rebels, a season-high 10 penalties that garnered 71 yards hurt their chances of earning the victory as much as any stat, including two interceptions thrown by Bo Wallace. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 2B)
Kickoff between the Rebels (3-2 overall, 0-1 SEC) and the Aggies (3-1, 1-1) is set for 6 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU with Clay Matvick doing the play-by-play, Matt Stinchcomb as the analyst and Angela Mallen as the sideline reporter. (more…) (October 6, 2012)
A decision on who will start at quarterback against Texas A&M will come Thursday, according to Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, who announced Monday that there would be greater competition between Bo Wallace and Barry Brunetti at practice this week. Wallace, who has started every game this year, has been nagged by turnovers the past few weeks as well as a shoulder injury. (October 3, 2012, Page 6)
Just five weeks after sophomore Bo Wallace secured the starting quarterback position away from Barry Brunetti, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze announced Monday there would be more competition this week between the quarterbacks. In essence, Freeze is going to have a mini summer camp this week to see who can best lead the Rebels (3-2 overall, 0-1 in Southeastern Conference play) against the red-hot Texas A&M Aggies (3-1, 1-1). (October 2, 2012, Page 6)