NEW ORLEANS — Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze came to the New Orleans Arena on Saturday to root on the men’s basketball in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. He ended up talking some football before he got to cheer on the Rebels in their semifinal game with Vanderbilt.
Ole Miss’ 15 spring practice sessions begin March 23 and Freeze said there is a lot to teach between then and the annual Red-Blue spring game April 21. (March 12, 2012, Page 4B)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford, Miss. It’s been a pretty crazy week with the announcement that Houston Nutt would not be retained past this season. (more…) (November 12, 2011)
BLOG — Just got this in from Athlon Sports, a partner of the paper who provides us with a monthly sports insert. (more…) (September 1, 2011)
Brunetti, who will be the starter for the BYU game, cut down on the mistakes he made on Tuesday in the Rebels’ most recent practice, Lee said. (August 25, 2011, Page 6)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt saw some positives gained in the workout, but he did admit that the team looked tired at the end of the workout which meant drills weren’t as crisp as he wanted.
“We got to get a little tougher. The pads added a little extra weight on them today. They got a little tired there towards the end,” Nutt said. “We’ve had a good few days though. We’ve put a lot of learning, a lot of installs in, a lot of thinking, so you find out a lot about them, especially our younger people. I’ve been really proud of them. (August 11, 2011, Page 1B)
Hard work is something all the Ole Miss football players have had to used to this offseason. For sophomore linebacker Mike Marry, putting in the hours to improve both physically and mentally doesn’t seem to be a problem.
For one of the many Rebels who is looking to put the results of the 2010 season behind them, Marry has seen his teammates improve under the direction of strength coach Don Decker over the last few months. (July 1, 2011, Page 8A)
Ole Miss’ annual Grove Bowl game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday was more about defining roles and the team moving forward into summer drills with some defined leaders taking charge. (more…) (April 18, 2011, Page 4B)
Just three days after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament, Ole Miss linebacker D.T. Shackelford was named the 22nd recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award on Thursday. He became the first junior to win the award will also be the first player since the 2005 season to wear Mullins’ No. 38 on the sidelines. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 6A)
Ole Miss’ defense was dealt a major blow Tuesday when team physicians and the medical staff confirmed that junior linebacker D.T. Shackelford suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right leg. (more…) (April 13, 2011, Page 8)