The ping of aluminum bats filled the cool, quiet air surrounding Oxford-University Stadium on Monday.
While news of freshman cornerback Senquez Golson negotiating with the Boston Red Sox dominated discussion following Ole Miss’ first scrimmage of the preseason, there was actually football played at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
The quarterbacks have had an up and down week of practice and didn’t buck that trend on Saturday.
Of the three vying for the starting job, only Zack Stoudt threw a touchdown pass (a 25-yard pass to freshman receiver Donte Moncrief in single coverage).
Also, none of the three completed more than a third of the passes they attempted. (August 15, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: Ole Miss freshman cornerback Senquez Golson has made quite the impression on the coaching staff since his arrival in Oxford.
Several times his play has led to Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt saying he doesn’t perform like a first-year player. (more…) (August 13, 2011)
Two more Rebels were selected on Day 2 of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Right-handed pitcher Aaron Barrett was selected in the ninth round by the Washington Nationals, while center fielder Tim Ferguson was picked in the next round by the Kansas City Royals. (June 9, 2010, Page 6)
Not meaning to twist the knife anymore, but here is a recent writeup on current Boston Red Sox farmhand and former South Panola standout David Renfroe.
Renfroe was an Ole Miss 2009 signee and would have been a freshman this season with the Rebels had he night signed a professional contract.
The 3B/SS was selected by Boston in the third round, No. 107 overall and received a $1.1 million signing bonus. (February 25, 2010)