A program on the rise against a program that is in some disarray. This is the backdrop of Saturday’s matchup involving the No. 25 Ole Miss Rebels and Texas Longhorns in Austin, Texas. (September 13, 2013, Page 7A)
Sixty-six points and 676 yards. These are the numbers put up by the Texas offense against Ole Miss last season in Oxford.
It is not something easily forgotten by the Rebel defense. In fact, it has been on their minds ever since. (September 12, 2013, Page 9)
BLOG–With its showdown at Texas just three days away, the Ole Miss football team got “physical” in its practice Wednesday inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said. (more…) (September 11, 2013)
Texas’ shakeup to its coaching staff may change the way the Ole Miss offense goes about attacking the Longhorns, but nothing can alter the unit’s confidence heading into this weekend’s showdown in Austin. (September 11, 2013, Page 6)
The unknown and being uncomfortable are two things head football coaches don’t like facing or feeling prior to any game let alone a big matchup on the road.
Unfortunately for Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, the firing of Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz on Sunday has left some uncertainty about how the Longhorns will try and stop the No. 25 Rebels Saturday night in Austin. (September 10, 2013, Page 6)
Ole Miss was 2-0 a year ago when it entered its home matchup with Texas. In a game that was seen across the nation, the Rebels struggled in their first big spotlight game under Hugh Freeze, and they lost 66-31. (September 9, 2013, Page 4B)
On the surface, Ole Miss’ offense was highly productive against Southeast Missouri. How much the offense produced, though, depended greatly on who was under center. (September 9, 2013, Page 1B)
For a half of Saturday’s home opener against Southeast Missouri, the No. 25 Ole Miss Rebels looked like a team that could have easily covered the 52-point spread oddsmakers made them. But for the other half of the Rebels’ 31-13 win in front of a crowd of 60,815 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, they struggled to move the ball and give the same kind of effort they did early with the second- and third-team units in the lineup. (September 9, 2013, Page 1B)
Ole Miss’ second full day of practice heading into Saturday’s home opener at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium was sluggish, according to coach Hugh Freeze. (September 4, 2013, Page 8)
A year after not having to deal with many serious or season-ending injuries, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is going to have to figure a way to adapt to losing two starters. Sophomore linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche and junior offensive guard Aaron Morris were both injured against Vanderbilt in the season opener last week. Wide receiver Laquon Treadwell was also honored by the Southeastern Conference as the top freshman thanks to nine receptions made against Vanderbilt. (September 3, 2013, Page 6)