FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A change at quarterback proved to be just what Ole Miss needed to spark its dormant offense.
Randall Mackey delivered the big plays all night on offense and Jeff Scott ran for 138 yards and two second-half touchdowns to lead the Rebels to a 38-28 victory against Fresno State on Saturday night. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 1B)
A long trip to California may not be an ideal scenario for the 1-3 Ole Miss Rebels to have to face this week, but a date with Fresno State on Saturday is the next chance for the Rebels to earn a much needed win.
Ole Miss will be the first school from the Southeastern Conference to play in Bulldog Stadium, capacity 41,031, and the first opponent of any note to play at Fresno State this season. (The 2-2 Bulldogs have played three of four games away from home).
A week after falling 27-13 to the Georgia Bulldogs at home, the Rebels are still searching for an identity on offense that may include junior Randall Mackey starting at quarterback. Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt talked about the challenge of playing at Fresno, regardless of who starts at quarterback, and how the long trip can’t factor into the decision. (September 30, 2011, Page 6A)
A week after being embarrassed in a road loss to Vanderbilt, it was easier for Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt to find the silver lining after his Rebels lost 27-13 to Georgia this past Saturday.
More enthusiasm and better effort were the top two things Nutt garnered from evaluating the film of the loss and he seemed to believe that his team was getting closer to executing like he and his staff want. (September 27, 2011, Page 6)
Hello from Ole Miss’ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, where the rain has cleared and the Rebels are preparing to face WAC opponent Fresno State for the first time in school history. (more…) (September 25, 2010)