In a surprise move, San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis is reportedly ready to call it quits. The 49ers are preparing for Willis’ retirement, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports. The report cited a source that said the team is expecting it from the All-Pro after just eight seasons in the NFL. According to ESPN.com, the former Ole Miss standout is planning to make an official announcement today. (March 10, 2015, Page 6)
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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Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Orleans will have lots of great storylines – former Ole Miss standouts on both teams, brothers coaching against one another, Ray Lewis retiring, et cetera. But don’t forget about the ads. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at what has become an integral part of watching the big game. (February 1, 2013, Page 4A)
The pros are playing exhibition games, the local high schools have all posted an official victory and the Ole Miss Rebels play in just a week. With all kinds of football going on, Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at some of the talk he’s heard about the 2010 season. (August 27, 2010, Page 4A)