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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Kennedy a good fit in NFL Hall of Fame

With the release of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s football signing class for 2012 Monday, I thought it appropriate to look back at a former Ranger signee who went on to impact the game at the Division I level and the NFL. (more…) (February 7, 2012, Page 9)

It’s a trap: Akbar makes primetime, what you’ll find in today’s EAGLE

Ole Miss caught the attention of the nation once again last night. Instead of getting beat up for the loss to Jacksonville State, the University drew attention for something else. Ole Miss’ search for an on-field mascot has been a national headline for some time now, and during the Boise State-Virginia Tech game on prime time the Rebels drew attention away from the game approximately a minute with a commercial focusing on Admiral Akbar. (more…) (September 7, 2010)

No more Mr. Nice Guy for Rebel coach

Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt learned a valuable lesson Saturday afternoon in his team’s 49-48 overtime loss to Jacksonville State: You can’t be Mr. Nice Guy all the time.

There seems to be a sizable portion of Ole Miss fans who believe that Nutt was being a nice host by not running up the score on his former boss, JSU coach Jack Crowe. Whether Nutt intentionally called the dogs off or not, the perception of the fan base is the Rebels coasted in the second half so the Gamecocks wouldn’t be destroyed on the scoreboard.

(more…) (September 7, 2010, Page 7)

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