Hugh Freeze’s first football signing class wasn’t big on numbers, but it did include some important players for the future of the program. By the Oxford EAGLE’s press time at 10:15 a.m., Ole Miss received a total of 11 National Letters of Intent from players across the state and region. Four players — quarterback Bo Wallace, defensive back Dehendret Collins, offensive lineman Darone Bailey and offensive lineman Pierce Burton — already signed scholarship papers and are enrolled in the spring semester. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 6)
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)
A week after the Ole Miss Rebels picked up a standout defensive end in Channing Ward, head coach Hugh Freeze landed another important commitment from East Mississippi Community College quarterback Bo Wallace Tuesday afternoon. (more…) (January 11, 2012, Page 7)
BLOG: Today’s episode of the Sideline View on RebelSportsRadio.com has been posted. (more…) (January 6, 2012)
Newly hired Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze received the biggest boost to his 2012 recruiting class Thursday night when Aberdeen’s Channing Ward picked the Rebels.
The 6-foot-4, 255-pound Ward chose Ole Miss over offers from Mississippi State, Alabama, Auburn and LSU. Ward made his non-binding, verbal commitment during the second quarter of the annual Under Armour All-America Football Game played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., and broadcast live on ESPN. (more…) (January 6, 2012, Page 6A)
BLOG — Newly hired Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze received the biggest boost to his 2012 recruiging class tonight when Aberdeen’s Channing Ward picked the Rebels. (more…) (January 5, 2012)
Hugh Freeze’s early journey on the football recruiting trail could gain a huge boost of momentum tonight from one of nation’s best defensive line prospects. Aberdeen defensive end Channing Ward (6-foot-4, 255-pounds) is scheduled to announce his college decision tonight during the annual Under Armour All-American Game. (more…) (January 5, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: News hit the interwebs earlier today that standout Aberdeen defensive end Channing Ward has narrowed his list of schools to three: Alabama, Mississippi State and Ole Miss. (more…) (January 4, 2012)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Ask any of Mississippi’s top football talents if he has heard from Ole Miss’ new coach and the answer was the same more often than not.
WATER VALLEY — Friday night’s 20-14 win over Aberdeen has been in the works for the last four seasons. Ever since Brad Embry arrived from Tupelo to lead the Blue Devils, the goals and achievements have been steadily building at a school and program that was desperately yearning for the success of teams of the past.
With former coaches Gary “Chick” Drewrey and Terry Allen, as well as several former players, in attendance at Bobby Clark Field, the Blue Devils captured their first Region 2-3A championship in school history and earned the coveted first place spot in the upcoming 3A playoffs. (more…) (October 24, 2011, Page 2B)