BLOG: Ole Miss players reported today for the start of fall camp. Highly touted athlete Nick Brassell was not among them.
According to an Ole Miss release, the former South Panola standout is no longer on the team.
(more…) (August 1, 2013)
COLUMN: August nears, and optimism reigns. College football is never more popular in the drowsiest of the summer months, if only because fans starved for the game begin hoping and explaining away potential problems about their team with a litany of best case scenarios. (more…) (July 30, 2013, Page 6)
Current Ole Miss quarterback Barry Brunetti and former Ole Miss player Randall Mackey were arrested in May following an auto accident, according to The Commercial Appeal. (more…) (July 24, 2013, Page 6A)
HOOVER, Ala. — As deep as the Ole Miss Rebels are in some positions like running back and wide receiver, they are just as thin at positions like tight end, cornerback and safety. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said those three positions are the thinnest of any on the team during his talks at the Southeastern Conference Media Days Tuesday. (more…) (July 17, 2013, Page 9)
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.
(more…) (February 6, 2013)
Mississippi’s junior college football programs have routinely produced some of the nation’s best talent each season and served Ole Miss in times of need. Monday, the Rebels were able to land another top player from the state in East Mississippi defensive tackle Jarran Reed. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Reed picked the Rebels over offers from North Carolina, Mississippi State and others due to the interest he garnered from the Ole Miss staff, specifically defensive line coach Chris Kiffin and graduate assistant Tray Scott.
Reed, who is a native of Goldsboro, N.C., has been thinking about committing to the Rebels since he attended the Vanderbilt game on Nov. 10. Reed was planning to set up his official visits during the Christmas break but that changed after talking with his mother about playing for coach Hugh Freeze. (December 11, 2012, Page 8)
SCOOBA — One play is all that separated the No. 5 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers from a victory over No. 3 East Mississippi in Thursday night’s MACJC North Division title game at Sullivan-Windham Field. In a game where both defenses gave up a combined 1,281 yards, it was the Lions that remained undefeated on the season with a 56-49 win over the Rangers. (October 19, 2012, Page 6A)
SCOOBA — Mature was a word that continued to come out of the mouth of Nick Brassell following his team’s victory against the No. 5 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Thursday night. Brassell, who was a standout wide receiver/defensive back at Ole Miss in his first season out of South Panola, helped lead the No. 3 EMCC Lions past the Rangers on both sides of the ball. (October 19, 2012, Page 6A)