A 45-point loss to No. 2 Alabama may not look like it produced many positive points, but Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt said there were things his team did well despite the one-sided setback.
Nutt emphasized the way his team started the game that included driving 72 yards for a touchdown. He also pointed out the offense committed no penalties and that effort was better. (October 18, 2011, Page 8)
There was a point early in the game that the Rebels actually led the Crimson Tide 7-0 thanks to a 59-yard pass play from Randall Mackey to Nick Brassell and a 1-yard touchdown run by Jeff Scott two plays later. (more…) (October 17, 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)
To listen to Alabama head coach Nick Saban, you wouldn’t know there’s a coaching hot seat in Oxford this season.
“I think Houston Nutt is one of the best coaches in our league and has done a really good job wherever he has been, and I think he’s doing a really good job with this team so far,” Saban said during his weekly press conference. (more…) (October 14, 2011, Page 7A)
Historian and local columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to 1968 when the Rebels beat Alabama’s Crimson tide 10-8. (October 14, 2011, Page 2B)
More specifically, the the bulk of the questions dealt with the Tide’s lock-down defense that has Alabama (6-0 overall, 3-0 SEC) ranked No. 1 by the Associated Press and No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. (more…) (October 10, 2011)
Despite what Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco considered an improved day at the plate on Sunday, the Rebels were unable to claim their first Southeastern Conference series of the season, falling to Alabama 6-4.
Ole Miss fell behind early to the Tide and was never able to get within two runs of their SEC-West rival. (March 21, 2011, Page 1B)