Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork confirmed on Rebel Yell Hotline on Monday that Ole Miss has paid a $5,000 fine levied by the Southeastern Conference. The fine stems from Saturday night’s football game against Mississippi State at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium when Ole Miss fans were allowed on to the field following the Rebels’ 41-24 win. (November 27, 2012, Page 7)
BLOG: Ole Miss recently announced that assistant coach Brett Frank has been elevated to interim head coach of the women’s basketball team. (more…) (October 24, 2012)
Monday, Bjork met with the media to elaborate on the university’s surprising decision to relieve Adrian Wiggins of his duties as women’s basketball head coach. (October 23, 2012, Page 6)
COLUMN: If anyone wondered how Ross Bjork would handle his first tough patch as Ole Miss’ new athletics director, the decision to relieve Adrian Wiggins and two of his staff members from their jobs Saturday showed he has the leadership to turn the school’s programs around. (more…) (October 23, 2012, Page 6)
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Ross Bjork is ready for his first “big” home game as Ole Miss Athletics Director. Taking nothing away from the Central Arkansas Bears or the UTEP Miners, those were only nice appetizers to a main course that is No. 14 Texas. Bjork is very excited about the matchup, which can be seen on ESPN Saturday night at 8:15, and how the atmosphere will be for all the fans coming in for the contest. (September 14, 2012, Page 7A)
Ole Miss freshman rover Trae Elston walked by reporters after Tuesday’s practice, unavailable to comment about his one-game suspension levied by the Southeastern Conference for a “flagrant and dangerous” hit he made on UTEP wideout Jordan Leslie last Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
In Elston’s place to discuss the suspension, which was announced by the SEC on Tuesday morning, was head coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork.
Bjork was the first to address the media, while Freeze gave more details on the suspension, including his thoughts when he was first told on Monday night. (September 12, 2012, Page 6)
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)
BLOG — Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork continued to tinker with the upcoming football schedule Wednesday with the announcement that the Rebels would play Memphis again on the gridiron. (more…) (July 18, 2012)
Recruiting isn’t what it used to be.
Sure, coaches are still scouring the country for the best available talent, but the way in which programs are going about evaluating recruits — and more specifically the way potential prospects are getting noticed — has changed drastically over the last 15 years thanks in part to the increased popularity of “elite camps” and 7-on-7 passing tournaments. (July 6, 2012, Page 6A)