BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bo Wallace rated his performance in Saturday’s BBVA Compass Bowl as just OK. Despite setting a new bowl record with three touchdown tosses in the Rebels’ 38-17 win over Pittsburgh and being named the game’s MVP, Wallace seemed to think he could have done better. (January 7, 2013, Page 2B)
BLOG — Ole Miss and Pittsburgh are collectively ready for Saturday’s BBVA Compass Bowl at Birmingham’s Legion Field. (more…) (January 4, 2013)
Bowl preparations have gone well both in Oxford and Birmingham, Ala., but the Ole Miss Rebels say it’s time to start hitting someone besides their teammates as they wrap up preparations for Saturday’s BBVA Compass Bowl matchup with the Pitt Panthers. (January 4, 2013, Page 6A)
BLOG — Outside of a walk-through practice Friday in their downtown Birmingham, Ala., hotel, the Ole Miss Rebels have concluded their work for Saturday’s BBVA Compass Bowl matchup against the Pittsburgh Panthers. (more…) (January 3, 2013)
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze raved about the energy he saw from his defense during the team’s Saturday practice leading up to this week’s BBVA Compass Bowl in Birmingham, Ala. Ole Miss went through another round of drills and workouts Friday and Saturday in the Indoor Practice Facility as work has now shifted to scheming for Big East foe Pittsburgh. (December 31, 2012, Page 6)
Ole Miss returned to the practice field as a full football team Monday morning in the Indoor Practice Facility with a workout geared toward the future as well as the Rebels’ upcoming contest with Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said he liked the energy he saw from his team in their return to practice, the first as a team since before the Rebels defeated Mississippi State 41-24 in the Egg Bowl on Nov. 24. (December 18, 2012, Page 8)
Wallace won the 2012 C Spire Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, beating out four other finalists, including Mississippi State cornerback Johnthan Banks, Southern Mississippi defensive end Jamie Collins, Delta State offensive lineman Kendall Hunter and Jackson State receiver Rico Richardson. (more…) (November 28, 2012, Page 6)
Saturday, the Ole Miss sophomore receiver gorged himself on Mississippi State’s secondary, hauling in seven receptions for a career-high in yards (173) and touchdowns (three). (November 26, 2012, Page 1B)
In a rivalry that has been dominated by the Bulldogs in recent years, Ole Miss was able to garner a coveted sixth win by trouncing No. 25 MSU 41-24 behind five touchdowns from Bo Wallace and a strong second half from the often maligned defense.
For coach Hugh Freeze, who promised to renew passion to the rivalry when he was hired last December, the win was especially sweet because of what it meant to everyone involved with the program. (November 26, 2012, Page 1B)
From the moment Dan Mullen was hired as head coach at Mississippi State he made a point to poke and prod the Rebels and their fans. Mullen did more than just talk the talk, however, and his teams responded by walking the walk and claiming three straight Egg Bowls. (more…) (November 26, 2012, Page 1B)