Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze didn’t spend much time reflecting on the Rebels’ loss to No. 5 Missouri during his weekly press conference at the Manning Center Monday afternoon before quickly moving on to the task at hand, the annual Egg Bowl against Mississippi State. (November 26, 2013, Page 6)
Ole Miss and Missouri both created plenty of scoring chances Saturday night. The Tigers turned them into points. Ole Miss didn’t. (November 25, 2013, Page 1B)
Ole Miss defensive coordinator Dave Wommack didn’t sugarcoat the reasons why his players failed to stop No. 8 Missouri Saturday night. (November 25, 2013, Page 1B)
The good news for the Ole Miss football team is that two straight wins, including one over a top-10 team at the time, have erased the bad taste of a midseason swoon. The bad news is that the momentum of those victories may have been halted with the season’s second open date last week. (November 5, 2013, Page 6)
There were portions of Saturday night’s game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium where Ole Miss looked like the team that defeated No. 6 LSU. There were also a few moments where the Rebels looked like they were already in a bye week.
Thankfully for coach Hugh Freeze and his staff, the Rebels’ second-half effort, coupled with a solid if not spectacular first quarter, was more than enough to deliver a 59-14 win over Idaho. (October 28, 2013, Page 1B)
What a difference a week makes. Down five starters on defense and without starting running back Jeff Scott on offense, the Ole Miss Rebels still found a way to defeat the No. 6 LSU in front of a jubilant crowd of 61,160 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday night. (October 21, 2013, Page 1B)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Different year, same result.
Alabama tailbacks T.J. Yeldon and Kenyan Drake combined to run for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide continued their dominance over Ole Miss with a 25-0 victory over the No. 21 Rebels Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (September 30, 2013, Page 1B)
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)
The Ole Miss Rebels were introduced to more about their season-opening opponent, Vanderbilt, in Tuesday’s practice. (August 21, 2013, Page 8)