Ole Miss, and the job coach Hugh Freeze and his staff did this past year, was the buzz of the college football world Wednesday. Just 14 months after being hired to turn the Rebels around from a 2-10 team, Freeze and his staff punctuated their first full signing class with a consensus Top 10 finish. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 8)
For a while now the Rebels have been rumored to be piecing together one of the country’s top signing classes, but that was all just talk.
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Ole Miss’ biggest recruiting weekend not only impressed the football prospects who attended Oxford on official visits. The weekend went so well that it produced another standout in wide receiver in Quincy Adeboyejo. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 8)
A commitment from defensive end Elijah Daniel (Avon, Ind.) on Sunday night brought a change in the recruiting rankings for the Ole Miss Rebels. Monday, the rankings for individual players were updated at Rivals.com and some of the changes benefited prospects that were either committed or still being pursued by the Rebels. (more…) (January 22, 2013, Page 6)
Ole Miss’ offense and the speedy targets for quarterback Bo Wallace to throw to continued to grow as the nation’s top wide receiver, Laquon Treadwell, picked the Rebels on Thursday evening. (more…) (January 18, 2013, Page 7A)
Ole Miss’ football team was making headlines this time last year for the quantity of scholarship offers floating around.
Laquon Treadwell, the nation’s top wide receiver prospect, is closing in on his decision. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Illinois native will make his verbal pledge public at a ceremony Thursday evening at his high school. His mother, Tami Treadwell, confirmed the announcement date and time during a phone interview Monday night.
Ole Miss, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are the three finalists vying to sign the Crete-Monee High standout who was named the Chicago Tribune Player of the Year this past season. Treadwell, who caught 81 passes for 1,424 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2012, is coming off an official visit to Oklahoma State last weekend. (January 15, 2013, Page 6)
Oxford Eagle Sports Editor John Davis takes a look at recruiting, including a closeup view of the Jackson Callaway football program and its top prospects for 2014 as well as an update on Robert Nkemdiche and other recruits playing in the Under Armour All-America Game this weekend. (January 3, 2013, Page 6)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss overcame early shooting struggles to knock off Rutgers 80-67 on Saturday at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum.
Saturday’s game was part of the annual SEC/Big East Challenge. (more…) (December 1, 2012)