BLOG: Introductory press conferences that are open to the public are meant to be full of rah-rah, feel-good speak.
Hugh Freeze‘s press conference at the Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts today had plenty of that.
(more…) (December 5, 2011)
One benefit, however, is that the Rebels enter the 2011 campaign with a bevy of experience.
Ole Miss junior wide receiver Ja-Mes Logan said he and the rest of the team’s receivers have something to prove heading into the 2011 season. In a year where there is no proven No. 1 receiver for a quarterback to throw to, Logan is hoping that he can fill that role sooner rather than later for the Rebels. (June 27, 2011, Page 7)
Ole Miss’ most experienced signal caller has decided to call it a career in Oxford. Junior quarterback Nathan Stanley made a decision to leave the Rebels on Wednesday night, a day after taking part in the 12th practice session of the spring.
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt confirmed Stanley was leaving the team in the attempt to play at another school. (April 14, 2011, Page 7)
Heading into the second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt wanted to see his team show more consistency on both sides of the ball. His hope was his wide receivers would catch throws from the quarterbacks better, the running game would be even more physical and the defense would do an even better job of flying to the football.
Nutt was able to see his offensive line open more holes for the likes of Enrique Davis and Devin Thomas to gain big chunks of yardage, and while the receivers as a group made some plays, the overall performance was still inconsistent for Nutt’s liking. (April 11, 2011, Page 2B)
There was the good: Randall Mackey showed consistency passing the ball, the defense provided a constant presence in the offensive backfield, the tight ends looked like reliable targets, head coach Houston Nutt said he liked the attitudes he saw from the defense and incumbent kicker Bryson Rose connected on all four field goals from 40 yards and beyond. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 6A)
BLOG: The Ole Miss football Rebels held their first scrimmage of the Spring earlier today at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (more…) (April 2, 2011)
BLOG: The play-by-play of Ole Miss’ first spring scrimmage is after the jump. (more…)
(April 2, 2011)
Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt may not know which of the four scholarship quarterbacks currently on the roster will start the 2011 season opener against BYU. He may not know who will step up and fill the vacated roles of Jerrell Powe and Ted Laurent on the defensive line, or even who will be the next go-to wide receiver in the new-look offense coordinated by first-year coach David Lee. (more…) (March 29, 2011, Page 8)