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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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Judd sees ‘opportunity’ at Ole Miss

A chance to be the starting tailback and add some size to the position is something Akeem Judd wants to provide during his time at Ole Miss. (December 13, 2013, Page 7A)

Scott wants to prove naysayers wrong

Jeff Scott has a sizable chip on his shoulder.

The 5-foot-7 running back has heard all the excuses as to why he can’t be an every-down back in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (August 14, 2012, Page 6)

Freeze addresses local media prior to beginning drills

BLOG: It’s not officially football season until Media Day has come and gone.

Well, as far as Ole Miss is concerned, today marked the start of the fall season when first-year head coach Hugh Freeze addressed the local media at the Indoor Practice Facility. (more…) (August 3, 2012)

Talented RB reaffirms commitment to Ole Miss

I’Tavius Mathers used to be verbally committed to Ole Miss.

Then he wasn’t.

Now, following an in-home visit from re-hired running backs coach Derrick Nix, Mathers confirmed on Monday that he has reaffirmed his pledge to the Rebels. (more…) (January 10, 2012, Page 9)

Mathers: ‘I’m 100 percent sure this time’

BLOG: I’Tavius Mathers is once again verbally committed to Ole Miss.

Earlier today, the Blackman High (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) standout running back said he has re-committed to the Rebels after briefly de-committing last week.

While he was weighing his options, Mathers said Vanderbilt, North Carolina, South Carolina and Auburn, his dream school growing up, showed the most interest.

(more…) (January 9, 2012)

Indiana running back lands Ole Miss offer

OLE MISS RECRUITING NOTEBOOK: Charles Davis didn’t exactly go about getting his first college scholarship offer the traditional way.

While scouring a recruiting website, the 5-foot-7, 170-pound Avon (Ind.) High running back stumbled across Ole Miss’ page and decided to take the first step and contact the coaching staff. (more…) (July 27, 2011, Page 6A)

Rebels add 22 on National Signing Day

OLE MISS FOOTBALL — A strong final push turned into an outstanding National Signing Day for the Ole Miss football program and Houston Nutt Wednesday. Ole Miss was able to sign some important players for the 2010 class and, in the process, vault up the national recruiting rankings. The Rebels signed 22 new players in addition to two junior college players the team signed in December. (February 6, 2010, Page 6)

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