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)
BATON ROUGE, La. — There were a lot of things the Ole Miss Rebels did right in Saturday’s matchup with No. 8 LSU at Tiger Stadium. Instead of kicking field goals like they did in a one-point loss to Vanderbilt, the Rebels scored more touchdowns than any other team has all year on the vaunted LSU defense.
An Ole Miss defense that was short handed entering the nationally televised game made its fair share of big plays against an offense that had become more balanced in recent games. (more…) (November 19, 2012, Page 1B)
COLUMN: BATON ROUGE, La. — There are very few teams, if any, that have suffered more heartbreaking losses than the Ole Miss Rebels this year. A one-point loss to Vanderbilt two weeks ago, a three-point setback to No. 9 Texas A&M in October and now a six-point loss to No. 8 LSU. (more…) (November 19, 2012, Page 1B)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A bowl berth is now one win away for the Ole Miss Rebels and wide receiver Vince Sanders is very aware of that fact. Following the Rebels’ 30-27 win over Arkansas at War Memorial Stadium, Sanders talked about garnering one more victory to make that dream a reality. (October 29, 2012, Page 2B)
Two days before, the Rebels had their first Southeastern Conference win in 16 attempts within grasp. Had one of any number of plays gone Ole Miss’ way, the Rebels may have pulled out the elusive win. (more…) (October 9, 2012, Page 6)
It doesn’t take an offensive guru like Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze to realize the Rebels will have their hands full this weekend with Texas A&M and specifically quarterback Johnny Manziel coming to town. (more…) (October 2, 2012, Page 6)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss hasn’t exactly gone back to the drawing board, but head coach Hugh Freeze did make it pretty clear that just because Bo Wallace has been the man, doesn’t mean he will continue to be QB 1 if he continues to turn over the ball. (more…) (October 1, 2012)
That’s what Ole Miss’ defense and offense showed in Saturday’s 33-14 loss to No. 1 Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Compared to two weeks ago, when the Rebels blew 50 assignments according to defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, Saturday’s effort against the tough-minded Crimson Tide was much improved. (October 1, 2012, Page 1B)
BLOG: Ole Miss will look to earn its first winning streak since the 2010 season today when it hosts UTEP at 6 p.m.
The game will be broadcast on FSN and can be heard as always on the Ole Miss Radio Network. (more…) (September 8, 2012)
If the tackles are the strongest part of the defensive line and the cornerbacks are the deepest part of the secondary, then the linebackers are arguably the deepest position on Ole Miss’ new-look defense.
Even without D.T. Shackelford in the linebacker rotation, the Rebels have as much experience returning as any defensive position heading into the 2012 season. Junior Mike Marry has made 10 starts and played in 22 games the past two years, while senior Joel Kight has played in 37 games during his career and made 114 tackles. Serderius Bryant was listed as the third stinger going into the summer despite the fact he started three games, played in all 12 contests and made 61 tackles as a true freshman. (more…) (August 21, 2012, Page 6)