Headlines throughout the spring have repeatedly asked who will fill the shoes of quarterback Jevan Snead, running back Dexter McCluster and the three offensive linemen who have all graduated and are poised to play on the next level.
But one vacated position that has flown somewhat under the radar is that of cornerback.
With Marshay Green and Cassius Vaughn having graduated, the Rebels are faced with the tough task of replacing two experienced cornerbacks.
On Saturday, redshirt freshman Charles Sawyer showed Ole Miss fans and coaches alike why he might be the perfect guy to step up and start at cornerback opposite Jeremy McGee or Marcus Temple. (April 19, 2010, Page 2B)
Ole Miss’ Pro Day held at the Indoor Practice Facility on Tuesday gave former Rebel players a chance to impress NFL scouts in different ways. Of the 21 current and two former Rebels, everyone had something to prove in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams. (March 24, 2010, Page 7A)
AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — Professional fisherman Mike Iaconelli talks about his recent fishing trip to Memphis and why he enjoys his show on the Versus Network. Also: LHS coach Amy Sutton says she’s pulling for New Albany in the Class 4A title game, and Dexter McCluster surprises with his 40-yard dash time. (March 4, 2010, Page 6)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL — Jevan Snead leaving Ole Miss will be a blow to the Rebels in 2010. Not only do the Rebels need Snead, he needs the them as well. (January 8, 2010)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL — Ole Miss junior quarterback Jevan Snead has opted to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. As a junior, Snead passed for 2,762 yards and 26 touchdowns with a FBS-high 20 interceptions. Remaining QBs on the roster include redshirt freshman Nathan Stanley and freshmen Raymond Cotton and Clayton Moore. (January 8, 2010, Page 8A)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK — Receiver Shay Hodge passes Chris Collins in Ole Miss’ record books; Players never lost faith after quarterback Jevan Snead was knocked out of the Cotton Bowl momentarily; Trahan says 15-yard penalty for excessive celebration was worth it; Rebels give kudos to Oklahoma State defenders that stopped Ole Miss junior defensive tackle Jerrell Powe on two goal line stands; Ole Miss senior cornerback Cassius Vaughn says the Southeastern Conference is No. 1; Playing in Cowboys Stadium was a dream come true for Vaughn. (January 4, 2010, Page 2B)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL — Offensive coordinator Kent Austin has already started thinking about life without Dexter McCluster and Shay Hodge. (January 4, 2010, Page 3B)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL — The Rebels defeated the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 74th annual Cotton Bowl Classic thanks a strong defensive effort and another great individual showing from RB Dexter McCluster. (January 4, 2010, Page 1B)