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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Robert Conyers

Freeze pleased with position changes so far

Position changes can be tough for even the most experienced college football player to adjust to. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze decided to give a handful of his players a new position prior to the spring. (March 20, 2014, Page 8A)

Ole Miss weighing options at center

A veteran center is something Ole Miss offensive line coach Matt Luke has had at his disposal the past two seasons. Evan Swindall’s reliability was a strong commodity for the Rebels and Luke, who is trying to figure out which of his players will be snapping the ball to quarterback Bo Wallace this next fall. (March 7, 2014, Page 6A)

McCray ready to step up if needed

Much to his delight, Emmanuel McCray may be in line to start his final game as an Ole Miss Rebel. (December 20, 2013, Page 6A)

Lewis, Rebels’ D making strides

In two weeks, the Ole Miss Rebels will tangle with the Vanderbilt Commodores in the season opener. Until then, junior linebacker Keith Lewis will just have to imagine what it will be like to hit an opposing ball carrier. (August 15, 2013, Page 6A)

Luke expects OM to have depth in ‘13

Increased depth is something Ole Miss offensive line coach Matt Luke feels like he will have in 2013 thanks to the extra bowl practices garnered this month.

Instead of getting by with five or six offensive linemen like he did this year, Luke feels like he will be able to rotate eight guys up front next season. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)

Day 2 of bowl practice in the books

VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss wrapped up Day 2 of its BBVA Compass Bowl on Tuesday. (more…) (December 18, 2012)

Freeze garners 11 new signatures Wednesday

Hugh Freeze’s first football signing class wasn’t big on numbers, but it did include some important players for the future of the program. By the Oxford EAGLE’s press time at 10:15 a.m., Ole Miss received a total of 11 National Letters of Intent from players across the state and region. Four players — quarterback Bo Wallace, defensive back Dehendret Collins, offensive lineman Darone Bailey and offensive lineman Pierce Burton — already signed scholarship papers and are enrolled in the spring semester. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 6)

Robert Conyers: Gator hunter now OM commit

If you thought Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and offensive line coach Matt Luke were happy Saturday night when they gained a verbal commitment from Miami offensive tackle Robert Conyers, just think how relieved the gators living in the South Florida swamps will be in just a few short months. (more…) (January 17, 2012, Page 8)

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