The disappointment of last Saturday’s 30-7 loss to Vanderbilt by the Ole Miss Rebels and the impassioned feelings stemming from the setback subsided some Monday with an impromptu press conference from Ole Miss Athletics Director Pete Boone at the Indoor Practice Facility.
Boone talked openly about his frustration following the Rebels’ most recent loss as well as his Sunday meeting with head coach Houston Nutt and his staff about where the team was headed moving forward. (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
An Ole Miss fan coalition focused on restoring athletics to a championship level, changing a culture of low expectations and making sure school officials are held accountable when it comes to talk of improvements made another bold statement Monday.
Forward Rebels!, a group that was established over the summer, took out full-page advertisements in six daily papers across the state Monday, including the EAGLE, that focused on the Ole Miss administration and improving results both in athletics and academics. (more…) (September 20, 2011, Page 6)