Ole Miss, and the job coach Hugh Freeze and his staff did this past year, was the buzz of the college football world Wednesday. Just 14 months after being hired to turn the Rebels around from a 2-10 team, Freeze and his staff punctuated their first full signing class with a consensus Top 10 finish. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 8)
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)
I’Tavius Mathers used to be verbally committed to Ole Miss.
Then he wasn’t.
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)
A comfortable feel with the campus and the football coaching staff has allowed Ole Miss to gain a verbal commitment from one of the best running backs in the nation on Monday.
Murfreesboro, Tenn., native I’Tavius Mathers (5-foot-11, 200 pounds, 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash) is a four-star running back who is rated as one of the Top 250 players in the nation by Rivals.com and arguably the top running back in the state of Tennessee for the 2012 signing class. (more…) (August 9, 2011, Page 6)
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)
Size, speed, power and elusiveness are just some of the many attributes East Marion (Columbia) running back Xavier Grindle has used over the past three seasons to catch the attention of college recruiters.
A season of frustration running the ball for the Ole Miss Rebels was eliminated in one night thanks to the sensational performance of junior Brandon Bolden on Saturday night in the team’s 55-38 win over Fresno State.
The Baton Rouge, La., native had a career night running the ball as he totaled 228 yards and two rushing scores on 19 carries. The performance was the focal point of a running attack that amassed a season-high 425 yards, while Bolden’s total ranked sixth best in school history. (September 27, 2010, Page 1B)
Since then, however, Davis has not lived up to expectations, amassing just 354 yards and five touchdowns.
Davis’ struggles haven’t pertained just to running with the ball, but other responsibilities running backs have. (August 12, 2010, Page 1B)