BLOG: According to a release from Ole Miss, freshman defensive back Trae Elston has been suspended for the Texas game due to a hit late in the UTEP game. (more…) (September 11, 2012)
If there was a unit on the Ole Miss football team that needed a few days off from the rigors of camp recently it was the secondary. Injuries have hampered things since the start of summer drills and nobody knows that better than defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, who talked about his safeties and the overall depth of the back five after Saturday’s latest scrimmage. (August 22, 2012, Page 6)
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)
His words resonated Monday with the confirmation that sophomore receiver Collins Moore would be out with what could be a season-ending torn labrum, while junior defensive back Charles Sawyer will be out 4-6 weeks with a torn quad. (August 7, 2012, Page 6)
A day after his team didn’t have as much bounce as he wanted to see, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze had a different view of what the defense did in Sunday’s practice session. (August 6, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss’ first-year head football coach, was upbeat about his team’s first full practice of the summer but added the fresh legs he saw Friday night in drills weren’t quite the same Saturday on the practice fields. (more…) (August 4, 2012)
Ole Miss’ final verbal commitment, and subsequent letter of intent, of the 2012 football signing class made the biggest impact Wednesday for first-year coach Hugh Freeze and his staff.
As highly rated and needed as Aberdeen defensive end Channing Ward is to the signing class, Oxford, Ala., Trae Elston (6-foot, 183 pounds) coming on board Wednesday and picking the Rebels over LSU and Oklahoma State live on ESPNU from his high school helped finish out Freeze’s first class in style. (February 2, 2012, Page 6)
Hugh Freeze turned the corner, walked into the Indoor Practice Facility’s team meeting room, stepped in front of the podium to face the media and took a deep breath.
Hugh Freeze’s first football signing class wasn’t big on numbers, but it did include some important players for the future of the program. By the Oxford EAGLE’s press time at 10:15 a.m., Ole Miss received a total of 11 National Letters of Intent from players across the state and region. Four players — quarterback Bo Wallace, defensive back Dehendret Collins, offensive lineman Darone Bailey and offensive lineman Pierce Burton — already signed scholarship papers and are enrolled in the spring semester. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 6)
COLUMN: Oxford was a busy town over the weekend for more reasons than just the return of the Ole Miss student body. Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze, his staff and some of his players hosted a number of recruits for official visits.
Some players, such as Aberdeen defensive end Channing Ward and South Panola defensive tackle Isaac Gross, were already committed to the Rebels, while others such as Oxford, Ala., cornerback Trae Elston or Ruston, La., cornerback Kentrell Brice were not. (more…) (January 23, 2012, Page 2B)