Ole Miss and Mississippi State have switched places.
Last year, it was the Rebels who had five wins going into the Egg Bowl, needing a victory over the Bulldogs to extend their season. Going into this year’s Thanksgiving matchup, it’s Mississippi State that needs a win to earn a bowl bid. (November 28, 2013, Page 8A)
Ole Miss and Mississippi State have long, shared history on the football field, and Master Sergeant Matt Hayes is looking to build on that existing history. (November 20, 2013, Page 8)
Half of the teams in the Southeastern Conference are ranked in this week’s Associated Press poll. Missouri isn’t one of them. (October 3, 2013, Page 9)
Ole Miss is averaging 490 yards per game, yet 32 other teams around the country rank higher than the Rebels in total offense. Such is life in modern-day college football. (September 19, 2013, Page 8)
COLUMN: August nears, and optimism reigns. College football is never more popular in the drowsiest of the summer months, if only because fans starved for the game begin hoping and explaining away potential problems about their team with a litany of best case scenarios. (more…) (July 30, 2013, Page 6)
HOOVER, Ala. — For the record, Mississippi State senior quarterback Tyler Russell is not a comedian. Even though MSU head coach Dan Mullen says he tells jokes, often times not very well, Russell made sure to tell reporters covering SEC Media Days on Wednesday he doesn’t know any jokes. (July 18, 2013, Page 6)
West Bolivar High School running back Kailo Moore was expected to make his final decision on where to play college football today, while Crete-Monee High wide receiver Laquon Porter is expected to announce his decision Thursday. Both have the Ole Miss Rebels in mind. (January 11, 2013, Page 6A)
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)