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)
Andrew Ritter envied Josh Lambo.
A week prior to Ole Miss’ matchup with LSU, Ritter, the Rebels’ senior place-kicker, watched Lambo trot out on the field with the score tied at 38 and boot a game-winning field goal as time ran out to send Texas A&M to a three-point victory over Ole Miss. (October 21, 2013, Page 1B)
Four weeks ago, Ole Miss sophomore linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche was told it was possible he could be back on the field at No. 1 Alabama. After going through his second full practice of the week Wednesday, Nkemdiche had it in his mind he would be lining up to try and stop the Crimson Tide Saturday evening. (September 26, 2013, Page 7)
Ole Miss has made it through the first three weeks of the season unscathed, beginning a campaign 3-0 for the first time since 1989. Now it’s time for the Rebels to clean up the mistakes, break any obvious repetitions and get healthy for an upcoming schedule that head coach Hugh Freeze called “probably the toughest stretch of games that anyone will have to play this year.” (September 17, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — With its 44-23 victory at Texas over the weekend, No. 21 Ole Miss reeled off its fifth straight win under second-year coach Hugh Freeze dating back to last season. But with a brutal stretch of SEC games coming up, the Rebels don’t have a whole lot of time to spend patting themselves on the back. (more…) (September 16, 2013)
An early morning drive down All American Drive on the University of Mississippi campus Sept. 8 ended up leading to Charles Sawyer’s arrest for DUI-1. (more…) (September 13, 2013)
Sixty-six points and 676 yards. These are the numbers put up by the Texas offense against Ole Miss last season in Oxford.
It is not something easily forgotten by the Rebel defense. In fact, it has been on their minds ever since. (September 12, 2013, Page 9)
BLOG–With its showdown at Texas just three days away, the Ole Miss football team got “physical” in its practice Wednesday inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said. (more…) (September 11, 2013)
The unknown and being uncomfortable are two things head football coaches don’t like facing or feeling prior to any game let alone a big matchup on the road.
Unfortunately for Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, the firing of Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz on Sunday has left some uncertainty about how the Longhorns will try and stop the No. 25 Rebels Saturday night in Austin. (September 10, 2013, Page 6)
Season openers are tough enough for college coaches to prepare for due to the amount of unknowns involved. In the case of Ole Miss defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, his job of figuring out how to slow down Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels is a lot tougher than normal. (August 28, 2013, Page 8)