NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees threw a long touchdown pass to take ownership of another prestigious NFL passing record, hit three more scoring passes in an emotional victory, and then spoke hopefully of salvaging a season that had looked lost after defeats in New Orleans’ first four games. (October 8, 2012, Page 3B)
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints all-time leading rusher Deuce McAllister, club owner Tom Benson and longtime radio play-by-play announcer Jim Henderson were honored during a New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame luncheon held Friday for the 2012 inductees. (more…) (September 24, 2012, Page 5B)
In addition to Saturday’s Ole Miss football game against Tulane at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, there will be several other signature events for Ole Miss fans in New Orleans this weekend.
OXFORD TOWN – From start to finish, the Rebel football team struggled throughout its 2010 campaign, completing the year with a disappointing 4-8 record. But, there are other ways to gauge the success of a season according to Duncan Gray. Turn to Page 12 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town and read about Gray’s “barometer” for this year’s Ole Miss Rebels football team and check out Oxford Town photographer Mike Stanton’s accompanying photos taken as he roamed the Rebel sideline throughout the humbling season. (December 16, 2010, Page 12)
Running back Brandon Bolden may have said it best when he said, “Sometimes you just let go of the rope.”
At the half, the Rebels held a commanding 31-10 lead. Not only was the Ole Miss offense scoring almost at will, but the Rebel defense was thwarting its Football Championship Subdivision opponent’s best efforts to march down the field.
Then, for whatever reason, the Rebels let go of the rope as Bolden simply put it. (more…) (September 6, 2010)
AROUND THE SQUARE — After a four-year hiatus from college football, Dave Rader was announced last week as Ole Miss’ next offensive coordinator. This past weekend he met with the media to discuss his decision to return to coaching rather than switch to politics.
In other around-the-square news, credit goes to Saints coach Sean Payton for his team’s win over the Colts in the Super Bowl, and the Ole Miss men fall out of the Top 25. (February 9, 2010, Page 9)