One of the misconceptions about Ole Miss’ new-look offense installed by coach Hugh Freeze is that the quarterback passes every down and the running game, well, is soft and unable to get the tough yard on a consistent basis. Freeze has tried to erase that misnomer about his offense since he was hired and most recently during summer camp.
He pointed out after Thursday’s practice session — one that included some tough runs made by former South Panola standout Nick Parker — that the offense is balanced, if not leaning towards more run plays. (August 17, 2012, Page 6A)
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has repeatedly told his current roster of players that if they didn’t buy into what the new staff was trying to instill, they could be replaced. (more…) (August 16, 2012, Page 4B)
Sophomore Bo Wallace was close to gaining a slight edge on junior Barry Brunetti in the race to become Ole Miss’ starting quarterback during the first scrimmage of the preseason Saturday morning. After both signal callers produced a week of back-and-forth results, Wallace appeared to be a little more productive, a little more impressive. (more…) (August 13, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Two steps forward, one back. Such is the life of an Ole Miss quarterback after the first week of summer drills. (more…) (August 11, 2012)
Ole Miss’ first two-a-day featured positive energy and better results on offense. Starting with better production in the morning practice session and ending with tough touchdown runs in the evening practice, first-year head coach Hugh Freeze was more upbeat about his offense. (August 9, 2012, Page 4B)
BLOG: It’s not officially football season until Media Day has come and gone.
Well, as far as Ole Miss is concerned, today marked the start of the fall season when first-year head coach Hugh Freeze addressed the local media at the Indoor Practice Facility. (more…) (August 3, 2012)
Hugh Freeze knew his first spring game as Ole Miss’ football coach couldn’t end in a tie. Instead of the annual BancorpSouth Grove Bowl ending in a 17-17 deadlock Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Freeze gave each squad a chance to score in an overtime setting. (more…) (April 23, 2012, Page 1B)
As the Ole Miss Rebel football team took the practice field for their first spring practice, Coach Hugh Freeze knew his team wouldn’t be perfect, but requested during the team meeting that they show maximum effort and attitude for all 15 days.
The team showed just that under a blue sky Friday afternoon. (March 26, 2012, Page 7)