Running back Brandon Bolden may have said it best when he said, “Sometimes you just let go of the rope.”
At the half, the Rebels held a commanding 31-10 lead. Not only was the Ole Miss offense scoring almost at will, but the Rebel defense was thwarting its Football Championship Subdivision opponent’s best efforts to march down the field.
Then, for whatever reason, the Rebels let go of the rope as Bolden simply put it. (more…) (September 6, 2010)
Four Ole Miss players were drafted between the second and sixth rounds of the 2010 NFL Draft over the weekend. Running back/wide receiver Dexter McCluster was the first Rebel selected in the annual draft as he went to the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round, No. 36 overall. Offensive lineman John Jerry followed McCluster as he was selected in the third round (No. 73) by the Miami Dolphins. Both McCluster and Jerry were taken on Friday.
Ole Miss’ Pro Day held at the Indoor Practice Facility on Tuesday gave former Rebel players a chance to impress NFL scouts in different ways. Of the 21 current and two former Rebels, everyone had something to prove in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams. (March 24, 2010, Page 7A)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK — Receiver Shay Hodge passes Chris Collins in Ole Miss’ record books; Players never lost faith after quarterback Jevan Snead was knocked out of the Cotton Bowl momentarily; Trahan says 15-yard penalty for excessive celebration was worth it; Rebels give kudos to Oklahoma State defenders that stopped Ole Miss junior defensive tackle Jerrell Powe on two goal line stands; Ole Miss senior cornerback Cassius Vaughn says the Southeastern Conference is No. 1; Playing in Cowboys Stadium was a dream come true for Vaughn. (January 4, 2010, Page 2B)
OLE MISS FOOTBALL — The Rebels defeated the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 74th annual Cotton Bowl Classic thanks a strong defensive effort and another great individual showing from RB Dexter McCluster. (January 4, 2010, Page 1B)