Houston Nutt is the head football coach for the Ole Miss Rebels. The Arkansas native graduated from Oklahoma State, where he played quarterback, after transferring from Arkansas.
There was a point early in the game that the Rebels actually led the Crimson Tide 7-0 thanks to a 59-yard pass play from Randall Mackey to Nick Brassell and a 1-yard touchdown run by Jeff Scott two plays later. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 1B)
Cornerback Marcus Temple was injured early during Saturday’s game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium with what Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt called a broken ankle, while defensive end Wayne Dorsey went down in the third quarter with a broken arm. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 1B)
Included in the 16-page insert are articles on Randall Mackey, Ole Miss’ third starting QB this season, center Evan Swindall, receiver Ja-Mes Logan, cornerback Wesley Pendleton and linebacker Mike Marry. (more…) (October 14, 2011)
The difficulty of upsetting No. 2 Alabama on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium only increased for the Ole Miss Rebels Thursday when coach Houston Nutt announced four players would miss the game due to suspension.
Senior running back Brandon Bolden, senior offensive guard Alex Washington, junior center A.J. Hawkins and sophomore wide receiver Philander Moore will miss Saturday’s contest due to a “violation of team rules” Nutt said following Thursday’s practice. (more…) (October 14, 2011, Page 6A)
COLUMN: It’s become painfully obvious that the Ole Miss football team lacks leadership, focus and the understanding of what it takes to win football games in the Southeastern Conference.
What else can you call Thursday’s decision by coach Houston Nutt to suspend four players for violation of team rules other than total disrespect to the ultimate goal of winning? (more…) (October 14, 2011, Page 6A)
Last week’s physical practices coupled with two days off have made a difference to the attitude and overall mindset of the Ole Miss Rebels. Coach Houston Nutt was upbeat about what the off week had done for his team based on the way they moved around at Tuesday’s practice session. (October 12, 2011, Page 8)
Houston Nutt’s weekly press conference on Monday wasn’t so much about his Ole Miss Rebels as it was about Alabama, and more specifically the Crimson Tide’s strangling defense that has surrendered just 42 points this season.
Ole Miss may be off this Saturday, but Nutt worked his team out like they were playing a game with more intense practices on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. (October 7, 2011, Page 7A)
Increased costs related to recruiting student athletes, extra pressure on high school athletes that are currently being recruited and a loss of local ties are just some of the many issues junior and four-year college football coaches from around the state and region don’t like about the proposals handed down from junior college presidents last week. (more…) (October 5, 2011, Page 6)
A Hinds County judge has ruled the wrongful death lawsuit against the University of Mississippi in the death of football player Bennie Abram will be heard in Oxford at the Lafayette County Courthouse. (October 4, 2011, Page 2)