On Saturday, Ole Miss’ fans got a healthy dose of the freshmen class as the Rebels started six true freshmen (receiver Donte Moncrief, offensive lineman Aaron Morris, linebacker Serderius Bryant, cornerback Senquez Golson, safety Cody Prewitt and defensive end C.J. Johnson). (more…) (November 14, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: Hello from Oxford, Miss. It’s been a pretty crazy week with the announcement that Houston Nutt would not be retained past this season. (more…) (November 12, 2011)
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Ole Miss’ 2011 football season went from bad to worse Saturday afternoon thanks to another second-half letdown that led to a 30-13 win for the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium.
In a game where the Rebels (2-7 overall, 0-6 in the Southeastern Conference) finally scored in the third quarter, and actually had a lead heading into the fourth, mistakes made in the final quarter proved costly. Ole Miss was outscored 20-0 in the fourth and after totaling 314 yards of offense in the first three quarters, the Rebels were held to just 78 yards the rest of the way. (more…) (November 7, 2011, Page 1B)
AUBURN, Ala. — A week-long focus of starting the third quarter strong and finishing out a game that ultimately led to a win didn’t materialize as planned for the Ole Miss Rebels Saturday night at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. (more…) (October 31, 2011, Page 1B)
AUBURN, Ala. — Ole Miss’ running game, and the results the coaches have not only wanted but expected to see most of the season, came alive in the first half of Saturday’s game against Auburn at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Led by a healthy Brandon Bolden and Jeff Scott, the Rebels totaled 172 yards and two touchdowns on the ground in the first half, a season-high for a half in the rushing department. Ole Miss’ ability to move the ball on the ground helped slow Auburn’s offense, which had gotten off to a 14-0 start, and ultimately propelled the Rebels to a 17-17 tie at the half. (October 31, 2011, Page 1B)
Cornerback Marcus Temple was injured early during Saturday’s game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium with what Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt called a broken ankle, while defensive end Wayne Dorsey went down in the third quarter with a broken arm. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: Hello from sunny Oxford, Miss., where the Ole Miss Rebels are set to faceoff against No. 2 Alabama at 5 p.m. CT on ESPN2. (more…) (October 15, 2011)
The effort was there Saturday for the Ole Miss Rebels compared to their Week 3 performance against Vanderbilt. Unfortunately for them and coach Houston Nutt, the results of that improved effort weren’t enough to produce a win.
Ole Miss fell to 0-2 in the Southeastern Conference thanks to a 27-13 setback at the hands of the Georgia Bulldogs. What the crowd of 58,042 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, and a regional audience watching on the SEC Network, saw was a young Ole Miss team show more fight than it did against the Commodores, but come up short on the scoreboard because of the same miscues that have haunted them all year. (more…) (September 26, 2011, Page 1B)
Brunetti, who will be the starter for the BYU game, cut down on the mistakes he made on Tuesday in the Rebels’ most recent practice, Lee said. (August 25, 2011, Page 6)
While extensive film study may end up allowing offensive coordinator David Lee and coach Houston Nutt do ultimately decide who that player will be, the verdict was still uncertain immediately after Saturday’s scrimmage at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (August 22, 2011, Page 1B)