Sweat never felt better to several former Ole Miss players who are desperately trying to make an impression with NFL scouts. A total of 20 Rebels, recently through with their senior season or just a year removed, worked out for scouts representing 15 NFL teams Thursday in the Indoor Practice Facility. (more…) (March 8, 2013, Page 6A)
Ole Miss had some fun wrapping up Week 1 of its bowl preparation.
Thursday, the Rebels opened their abbreviated practice at the Indoor Practice Facility with a coaches-versus-players 7-on-7 challenge before going right into a scrimmage. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)
COLUMN: With the impending loss of two defensive tackles — Gilbert Pena and Uriah Grant — after the upcoming bowl game, the Ole Miss coaching staff has been working hard to secure the signature of at least one junior college tackle for the 2013-14 seasons. (more…) (November 29, 2012, Page 8)
Prior to the season, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze was asked what his thoughts were on the Rebels playing host to perennial power Texas during Week 3.
Without skipping a beat, Freeze replied “Are we 2-0?”
As it turns out, the Rebels are.
Saturday, Ole Miss overcame a third-quarter lull to remain undefeated with a 28-10 victory over UTEP. (September 10, 2012, Page 1B)
Saturday was not the best day to get an evaluation of where the Ole Miss defense is heading into the final two weeks of preparation before the season opener Sept. 1. First-year defensive coordinator Dave Wommack wasn’t pleased with his unit following the annual Meet the Rebels scrimmage, calling the effort “flat” when describing the feel he got from the start of the scrimmage. (August 20, 2012, Page 2B)
Sophomore Bo Wallace was close to gaining a slight edge on junior Barry Brunetti in the race to become Ole Miss’ starting quarterback during the first scrimmage of the preseason Saturday morning. After both signal callers produced a week of back-and-forth results, Wallace appeared to be a little more productive, a little more impressive. (more…) (August 13, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Two steps forward, one back. Such is the life of an Ole Miss quarterback after the first week of summer drills. (more…) (August 11, 2012)
After graduating early from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Dorsey enrolled early in Ole Miss to get a jump start on adapting to life in the Southeastern Conference. (more…) (August 23, 2011, Page 2B)
Recent injuries to the defensive line haven’t been a bad thing for Ole Miss senior Justin Smith.
While Smith doesn’t want to see his teammates get hurt and miss extensive amounts of time, the lack of depth, coupled with his work this summer, led him to one of the starting tackle spots Wednesday.
The 6-foot-3, 298-pound Smith is the most experienced of all the interior linemen and now with Gilbert Pena missing time with a broken hand and Uriah Grant still nursing a pulled groin, Smith’s experience is coming up big right now for coach Houston Nutt. (August 18, 2011, Page 2B)