The first day junior college football players could sign with a four-year school came and went without a commitment and signature from Northeast Mississippi Community College defensive tackle Lavon Hooks. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Georgia native was scheduled to announce a final decision Wednesday afternoon via his Twitter account. (December 20, 2012, Page 6)
Temario Strong has shown the physical promise to be a linebacker in the Southeastern Conference.
Aided by extra practice time thanks to preparation for the BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 5, the 6-foot, 240-pound South Panola High product may begin to tap his potential sooner rather than later. (December 20, 2012, Page 7)
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Carlos Thompson has the green light to do what most middle-aged American men can only dream of: Eat whatever he wants without consequence.
This past season the former four-star defensive end from Hollandale-Simmons High redshirted in large part because he was deemed as completely underweight for his 6-foot-4 frame. (December 19, 2012, Page 8)
Editor Don Whitten, who’s been typing letters to Santa Claus from children around the community, wondered what letters from some well-known folks might have said. He’s speculates on letters from football coaches, school personnel, et cetera. (December 19, 2012, Page 4)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss wrapped up Day 2 of its BBVA Compass Bowl on Tuesday. (more…) (December 18, 2012)
Ole Miss returned to the practice field as a full football team Monday morning in the Indoor Practice Facility with a workout geared toward the future as well as the Rebels’ upcoming contest with Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said he liked the energy he saw from his team in their return to practice, the first as a team since before the Rebels defeated Mississippi State 41-24 in the Egg Bowl on Nov. 24. (December 18, 2012, Page 8)
A win over Mississippi State in the annual Egg Bowl game Nov. 24 enabled the Ole Miss Rebels to extend their first season under coach Hugh Freeze. Now the Rebels know where that final game will be played after the bowl selection process came to an end Sunday evening. (more…) (December 3, 2012, Page 1B)
Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork is working on a new contract for head football coach Hugh Freeze for the future. Bjork discussed the matter during Sunday’s BBVA Compass Bowl teleconference and why he feels Freeze, and his staff, have earned a rollover as well as a newly structured contract. (December 3, 2012, Page 2B)
Saturday, the Ole Miss sophomore receiver gorged himself on Mississippi State’s secondary, hauling in seven receptions for a career-high in yards (173) and touchdowns (three). (November 26, 2012, Page 1B)