Four weeks ago, Ole Miss sophomore linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche was told it was possible he could be back on the field at No. 1 Alabama. After going through his second full practice of the week Wednesday, Nkemdiche had it in his mind he would be lining up to try and stop the Crimson Tide Saturday evening. (September 26, 2013, Page 7)
Ole Miss has built some momentum under second-year head coach Hugh Freeze, winning its last five games dating back to last season and vaulting into the rankings for the first time since 2009.
Now the No. 21-ranked Rebels get to see exactly how far they’ve come in the form of a trip to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to tangle with two-time defending national champion and No. 1 Alabama this Saturday. (September 24, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — The rest is over for Ole Miss. Up next is Alabama.
The Rebels (3-0 overall) returned to the practice field Sunday following their first bye week of the season in preparation for their upcoming trip to Tuscaloosa to square off against two-time defending national champion and No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide. (more…) (September 23, 2013)
Ole Miss has made it through the first three weeks of the season unscathed, beginning a campaign 3-0 for the first time since 1989. Now it’s time for the Rebels to clean up the mistakes, break any obvious repetitions and get healthy for an upcoming schedule that head coach Hugh Freeze called “probably the toughest stretch of games that anyone will have to play this year.” (September 17, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — With its 44-23 victory at Texas over the weekend, No. 21 Ole Miss reeled off its fifth straight win under second-year coach Hugh Freeze dating back to last season. But with a brutal stretch of SEC games coming up, the Rebels don’t have a whole lot of time to spend patting themselves on the back. (more…) (September 16, 2013)
BLOG–With its showdown at Texas just three days away, the Ole Miss football team got “physical” in its practice Wednesday inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said. (more…) (September 11, 2013)
The Ole Miss Rebels were introduced to more about their season-opening opponent, Vanderbilt, in Tuesday’s practice. (August 21, 2013, Page 8)
For the game to slow down, you must speed up.
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)
When a college football game is decided by three points and in the final minutes like Ole Miss’ game with Texas A&M was Saturday night, coaches, fans, players and media will often go to the stats to figure out where the game was won or lost.
In the case of the Rebels, a season-high 10 penalties that garnered 71 yards hurt their chances of earning the victory as much as any stat, including two interceptions thrown by Bo Wallace. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 2B)