Ole Miss, and the job coach Hugh Freeze and his staff did this past year, was the buzz of the college football world Wednesday. Just 14 months after being hired to turn the Rebels around from a 2-10 team, Freeze and his staff punctuated their first full signing class with a consensus Top 10 finish. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 8)
For a while now the Rebels have been rumored to be piecing together one of the country’s top signing classes, but that was all just talk.
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JACKSON — Ryan Buchanan is learning just how hard it is to be a recruiter first hand.
VIDEO BLOG: This afternoon the Clarion Ledger held its annual Dandy Dozen photo shoot at Jackson State’s Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.
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Optimism for the future of Ole Miss football continued to build Friday morning when Hugh Freeze picked up a verbal pledge from another standout offensive player. Dallas (Skyline High School) quarterback Devante Kincade chose the Rebels over several other impressive offers thanks in large part to relationship he built with Freeze, quarterbacks coach Dan Werner and his primary recruiter, Wesley McGriff. (more…) (July 9, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — It was just over a month ago when Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze received word that Jackson Prep quarterback Ryan Buchanan told him he wanted to be a Rebel. Now, with the start of the 2012 season a little less than two months away from starting, Freeze has picked up a pledge from another standout quarterback. (more…) (July 6, 2012)
Offensive tackle Daronte Bouldin won’t get a chance to play quarterback his final season at Canton High School, but it’s not because he doesn’t have the arm strength or the athletic ability to get it done. (July 3, 2012, Page 6)
COLUMN: It’s hard to really predict how the Ole Miss Rebels will fare on the gridiron the next couple of seasons until we see how much the players have absorbed what Hugh Freeze and his staff have started to teach them in a live-game situation.
Coaching changes bring positive energy to the fans and players and a lot of people in between, but it’s hard to really know how everything is going to look and work out when a new system hasn’t truly been unveiled. (more…) (June 6, 2012, Page 1B)
JACKSON — Ole Miss’ hiring of Hugh Freeze as head football coach last December is already paying dividends in June. While the Rebels entered Monday with 11 verbal pledges for the 2013 football class, gaining a commitment from Jackson Prep quarterback Ryan Buchanan was a major coup and a huge building block for Freeze and his offensive staff moving forward. (more…) (June 5, 2012, Page 7)