BLOG — With a roster depleted by injuries, Ole Miss’ performance against LSU wasn’t flawless. But it was good enough to best the Tigers for the first time since 2009, which made for a more upbeat tone from head coach Hugh Freeze during his weekly press conference Monday afternoon at the Manning Center. (more…) (October 21, 2013)
Andrew Ritter envied Josh Lambo.
A week prior to Ole Miss’ matchup with LSU, Ritter, the Rebels’ senior place-kicker, watched Lambo trot out on the field with the score tied at 38 and boot a game-winning field goal as time ran out to send Texas A&M to a three-point victory over Ole Miss. (October 21, 2013, Page 1B)
Mavis Hovious met Coach Hugh Freeze during one of her morning walks with her granddaughter. (October 18, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — Ole Miss’ rash of injuries, particularly on the defensive side of the ball, have the Rebels doing some shuffling this week in practice. (more…) (October 15, 2013)
BLOG — Ole Miss had a bye three weeks ago, but it hasn’t helped much in keeping the Rebels healthy. Ole Miss is dealing with a plethora of injuries following its latest loss to No. 7 Texas A&M, particularly on the defensive side, and head coach Hugh Freeze said the Rebels will be without “most all” of those injured against another top-10 team this week in sixth-ranked LSU. (more…) (October 14, 2013)
For a few minutes, it looked as if Ole Miss wouldn’t have to deal with Johnny Manziel. But Ole Miss did, and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner turned a game in the balance into a case of déjà vu for the Rebels. (October 14, 2013, Page 1B)
Comparative analysis is never that trustworthy a means of evaluation in college football, let alone at the halfway mark of a season. Most hardcore stat nerds would tell you how little they actually look at head-to-head wins and losses as means of prognosticating an upcoming game. (October 10, 2013, Page 9)
BLOG — Ole Miss is trying to bounce back from back-to-back losses to Alabama and, most recently, Auburn. Things won’t get any easier for the Rebels this Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPN) when No. 9 Texas A&M and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel visit Oxford. (more…) (October 7, 2013)
AUBURN, Ala. — Gus Malzahn 1, Hugh Freeze 0.
The inaugural matchup between the two friends turned foes went to Malzahn Saturday night as Auburn rode the legs of quarterback Nick Marshall and a dominant outing from its defensive front to defeat Freeze’s 24th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels 30-22 in front of a crowd of 86,504 at Jordan-Hare Stadium. (October 7, 2013, Page 1B)
Tyler Siskey is not the reason Ole Miss was shut out in Tuscaloosa, Ala., last week. That’s thanks in part to a disparity of athletes that, while smaller than in years past, is still enough of a gulf to make this annual game somewhat of an inevitability. (October 4, 2013, Page 7A)