NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ole Miss’ Rebels were a minute and a half from feeling like they did a year ago against Vanderbilt. Thankfully for head coach Hugh Freeze, his defensive staff and the players, they have a speedster like running back Jeff Scott on the roster. (more…) (August 30, 2013)
Bo Wallace’s face said all that needed to be said when he sat and talked with the media Monday about tonight’s season opener at Vanderbilt. The words that the Ole Miss junior quarterback used to describe his level of anticipation for the rematch only re-affirmed his focus. (August 29, 2013, Page 8)
COLUMN: August nears, and optimism reigns. College football is never more popular in the drowsiest of the summer months, if only because fans starved for the game begin hoping and explaining away potential problems about their team with a litany of best case scenarios. (more…) (July 30, 2013, Page 6)
HOOVER, Ala. — Denzel Nkemdiche’s stellar freshman season didn’t go unnoticed. The Ole Miss linebacker finished the 2012 season with 82 tackles, including 13 for a loss, two stats that helped him earn a place on the preseason All-SEC first-team defense Thursday. (more…) (July 19, 2013, Page 6A)
Ole Miss football players and staff members had heavy hearts this Fourth of July due to the death of a teammate. Sad news about the death of walk-on offensive tackle Park Stevens, 20, came out Wednesday afternoon shortly after the Columbus native was involved in a wreck with a semi-truck in Chickasaw County. (more…) (July 5, 2013, Page 6A)
BLOG — Ole Miss football players and staff members have heavy hearts this Fourth of July due to the death of a teammate. Sad news about the passing of walk-on offensive tackle Park Stevens started to come out Wednesday afternoon shortly after Stevens was involved in a wreck with a semi-truck in Chickasaw County. (more…) (July 4, 2013)
Hugh Freeze’s second full spring as Ole Miss head coach was a lot different than his first and so was the annual Grove Bowl game. Injuries to some key players such as quarterback Bo Wallace, wide receiver Donte Moncrief an defensive end C.J. Johnson prevented Freeze and his staff holding a traditional spring football game Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 9)
Bowl preparations have gone well both in Oxford and Birmingham, Ala., but the Ole Miss Rebels say it’s time to start hitting someone besides their teammates as they wrap up preparations for Saturday’s BBVA Compass Bowl matchup with the Pitt Panthers. (January 4, 2013, Page 6A)
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)
In a rivalry that has been dominated by the Bulldogs in recent years, Ole Miss was able to garner a coveted sixth win by trouncing No. 25 MSU 41-24 behind five touchdowns from Bo Wallace and a strong second half from the often maligned defense.
For coach Hugh Freeze, who promised to renew passion to the rivalry when he was hired last December, the win was especially sweet because of what it meant to everyone involved with the program. (November 26, 2012, Page 1B)