BATON ROUGE, La — Ole Miss was able to stay in Saturday’s 41-35 loss to No. 8 LSU because of better results in the running game. While the Rebels still only averaged 3.6 yards per carry, the running game garnered 147 yards on 41 carries and would have yielded better figures in both categories if not for three sacks of quarterback Bo Wallace, who ended up leading the team with 58 yards on 11 carries.
The running game being more productive, compared to losses to Georgia and Vanderbilt, helped maintain the balance coach Hugh Freeze is seeking each game. (November 19, 2012, Page 1B)
Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has had a lot on his mind this week. From trying to figure how to slow down an LSU offense that has become more balanced the last two weeks to figuring out which of his injured players would even make the trip to Tiger Stadium and Baton Rouge, La., Freeze has had to balance a lot in a short amount of time. The Rebels (5-5 overall, 2-4 Southeastern Conference) are banged up heading into Saturday’s contest against No. 8 LSU (8-2, 4-2). Vanderbilt’s 27-26 victory last week at Vaught-Hemingway did more than just hurt the team’s heart, it also physically hurt the Rebels. (November 16, 2012, Page 6A)
Hugh Freeze’s excitement level was still high almost 48 hours after his Ole Miss Rebels defeated Arkansas at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
Ole Miss will need that same level of excitement this weekend when they hit the road and travel to No. 6 Georgia at Sanford Stadium. (October 30, 2012, Page 6)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze met with the media today during his regularly scheduled press conference to discuss the Rebels’ last-second win against Arkansas and the team’s upcoming road test at Georgia. (more…) (October 29, 2012)
If Ole Miss’ cornerbacks continue to perform as well as they have in practice, considering the inexperience and time missed by a few, then position coach Wesley McGriff seems to think the the unit will be able to hold its own. (August 23, 2012, Page 6)
First-year coordinator Dave Wommack said he asked his players prior to the scrimmage to play hard and fast, and then eliminate alignment assignment errors. (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 day in full pads proved to be another strong day for the defense as the Rebels continued to struggled with turnovers. Whether it was interceptions or miscues on snaps out of the shotgun, first-year coach Hugh Freeze wasn’t too pleased with how his offense performed in team situations following Tuesday’s morning practice. (August 8, 2012, Page 6)