Season openers are tough enough for college coaches to prepare for due to the amount of unknowns involved. In the case of Ole Miss defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, his job of figuring out how to slow down Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels is a lot tougher than normal. (August 28, 2013, Page 8)
Thursday night is not a typical season opener for the Ole Miss Rebels and coach Hugh Freeze is keenly aware of that. (August 27, 2013, Page 6)
Coach Hugh Freeze, after seeing lots of positives from film of Saturday’s scrimmage, sent the Ole Miss football team through a practice session under the lights at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Monday. (August 20, 2013, Page 6)
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)
A wet Bo Wallace stood underneath the stands at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday afternoon answering questions as to why the Ole Miss offense didn’t perform very well in the first scrimmage of summer camp. After three straight good practices on the part of Wallace, the junior signal caller said there were just too many turnovers committed to have much success against a motivated defense.
For the game to slow down, you must speed up.
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has no clue about what is going on with Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. Regardless of whether the reigning Heisman Trophy winner accepted money for his autographs or not, Freeze does think on a personal level that players in the Southeastern Conference deserve some extra money.
Woody Hamilton has slowly, but surely, been making progress as a defensive tackle. The Ole Miss sophomore from Raleigh is currently running with the first team thanks to a very good offseason and much better attitude, according to coach Hugh Freeze. (more…) (August 6, 2013, Page 6)
COLUMN: This column, an advance commentary on SEC Media Days, is ostensibly a preview of an event created to preview a sporting season. That’s the level of absurdity at which we’re operating at in college football. If you’re fine with this, I suppose I am, too. (more…) (July 9, 2013, Page 7)