Any packages that had Jeremy Liggins operating as the quarterback have been scratched from Ole Miss’ playbook. Liggins moved from quarterback to tight end at the start of fall camp, but the former Lafayette High standout was still moonlighting as a Wildcat quarterback at times. That’s no longer the case as the 6-foot-3, 296-pound Liggins continues to learn the nuances of his new position. (August 25, 2014, Page 7)
BLOG — The season opener is less than a week away for Ole Miss, and the Rebels continued to prepare for Boise State with a practice outdoors Friday morning. (more…) (August 22, 2014)
A quarterback battle is still brewing at Ole Miss, though it has nothing to do with the starter. Bo Wallace will operate the controls of the Rebels’ offense for the third straight season. Who would be first off the bench to spare the senior in a blowout or should he get injured is still a mystery. Redshirt freshmen Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade continue to duke it out for the backup job. With less than two weeks before the season opener Aug. 28 against Boise State in Atlanta, the race is far from being settled. (August 18, 2014, Page 6)
BLOG — Ole Miss continues to deal with injuries as it wraps up two-a-day practices. (more…) (August 15, 2014)
BLOG — The offseason is over for Ole Miss’ football team. (more…) (August 2, 2014)
In light of football’s ever-growing concussion crisis, the game is taking precautions at all levels to increase the safety of players.
College football did its part this past offseason to enhance the safety of its players with the introduction of the targeting penalty, where defensive players who hit, or “target,” defenseless ball carriers in the head with the crown of their helmet will automatically be ejected from the game in addition to costing their team 15 yards. (September 26, 2013, Page 8)
Ole Miss has made it through the first three weeks of the season unscathed, beginning a campaign 3-0 for the first time since 1989. Now it’s time for the Rebels to clean up the mistakes, break any obvious repetitions and get healthy for an upcoming schedule that head coach Hugh Freeze called “probably the toughest stretch of games that anyone will have to play this year.” (September 17, 2013, Page 6)
For the game to slow down, you must speed up.