Five years ago, Josh Lambo was the eighth overall pick in the MLS Super Draft by FC Dallas. Saturday night at Vaught-Hemingway, the Lansing, Mich., native was the hero of No. 9 Texas A&M’s 41-38 win over the Ole Miss Rebels. (October 14, 2013, Page 1B)
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss’ defense continued to show improvement despite the No. 21 Rebels suffering a 25-0 setback to No. 1 Alabama. (September 30, 2013, Page 2B)
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.
HOOVER, Ala. — As deep as the Ole Miss Rebels are in some positions like running back and wide receiver, they are just as thin at positions like tight end, cornerback and safety. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said those three positions are the thinnest of any on the team during his talks at the Southeastern Conference Media Days Tuesday. (more…) (July 17, 2013, Page 9)
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)
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze took a proactive approach to the fallout stemming from the student-led protests that happened on campus late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Freeze gave his thoughts and talked about his course of action, as well as what his assistants did, following the unorganized protest outside of two residence halls following the re-election of President Barack Obama. (more…) (November 8, 2012, Page 8)