There were portions of Saturday night’s game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium where Ole Miss looked like the team that defeated No. 6 LSU. There were also a few moments where the Rebels looked like they were already in a bye week.
Thankfully for coach Hugh Freeze and his staff, the Rebels’ second-half effort, coupled with a solid if not spectacular first quarter, was more than enough to deliver a 59-14 win over Idaho. (October 28, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — With a roster depleted by injuries, Ole Miss’ performance against LSU wasn’t flawless. But it was good enough to best the Tigers for the first time since 2009, which made for a more upbeat tone from head coach Hugh Freeze during his weekly press conference Monday afternoon at the Manning Center. (more…) (October 21, 2013)
What a difference a week makes. Down five starters on defense and without starting running back Jeff Scott on offense, the Ole Miss Rebels still found a way to defeat the No. 6 LSU in front of a jubilant crowd of 61,160 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday night. (October 21, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — Ole Miss had a bye three weeks ago, but it hasn’t helped much in keeping the Rebels healthy. Ole Miss is dealing with a plethora of injuries following its latest loss to No. 7 Texas A&M, particularly on the defensive side, and head coach Hugh Freeze said the Rebels will be without “most all” of those injured against another top-10 team this week in sixth-ranked LSU. (more…) (October 14, 2013)
For a few minutes, it looked as if Ole Miss wouldn’t have to deal with Johnny Manziel. But Ole Miss did, and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner turned a game in the balance into a case of déjà vu for the Rebels. (October 14, 2013, Page 1B)
A beat up Ole Miss football team coming off two straight losses will look to get back on track at home this Saturday. Head coach Hugh Freeze is hoping the return to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium will play a role in the Rebels’ recovery even if the opponent is No. 9 Texas A&M. (October 8, 2013, Page 6)
AUBURN, Ala. — Gus Malzahn 1, Hugh Freeze 0.
The inaugural matchup between the two friends turned foes went to Malzahn Saturday night as Auburn rode the legs of quarterback Nick Marshall and a dominant outing from its defensive front to defeat Freeze’s 24th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels 30-22 in front of a crowd of 86,504 at Jordan-Hare Stadium. (October 7, 2013, Page 1B)
AUBURN, Ala. — How can the offensive line get better with its protection of quarterback Bo Wallace? That was the big question facing Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and line coach Matt Luke following Saturday’s 30-22 loss to Auburn at Jordan-Hare Stadium. (October 7, 2013, Page 1B)
Two similar style offenses coached by two men who share similar backgrounds is the backdrop for Saturday’s matchup between the No. 24 Ole Miss Rebels and the Auburn Tigers. (October 4, 2013, Page 6A)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Different year, same result.
Alabama tailbacks T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake combined to run for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide continued their dominance over Ole Miss with a 25-0 victory over the No. 21 Rebels Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (September 30, 2013, Page 1B)