Just because they may be done suiting up in red and blue doesn’t necessarily mean several Ole Miss football players need to hang up their spikes.
Friday at the Indoor Practice Facility 12 Rebels ran, jumped, and lifted for 20 National Football League scouts in an attempt to either improve their draft stock, or, in the cases of some of the lesser-known prospects, catch the attention of a team. (more…) (March 12, 2012, Page 2B)
BLOG: An Ole Miss spokesman recently confirmed that junior offensive lineman Bobby Massie did not withdraw his name from the 2012 NFL Draft pool. (more…) (January 16, 2012)
Former Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe heard his name called in the 2011 National Football League Draft on Saturday, selected in the sixth round by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 199th overall pick. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 3B)
Ole Miss defensive tackle Ted Laurent has accepted an invitation to play in the 86th East-West Shrine Game. The game will be held Jan. 22 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., kicking off at 3 p.m. CT on NFL Network. (more…) (January 14, 2011, Page 6A)
THE GODFREY SHOW – Twelve quarterbacks were selected in the 2010 NFL Draft. Jevan Snead wasn’t one of them. This was not the year for Snead to go pro. Ill-advised? Absolutely. Pick up this week’s issue of Oxford Town and read about Snead’s disappointing NFL draft day and sports columnist Steven Godfrey’s take on the situation. (April 29, 2010, Page 8)
THE GODFREY SHOW – This is Dexter McCluster. The waterbug. The scatback. The X-man. The Wild Rebel. The savior of an impostor offense in 2009. He’s also the undersized draft risk, an offensive tweener thought to be too small to withstand life as a primary (or even changeup/third down) tailback in the league and too much of an unknown at receiver. See what Godfrey has to say about Dexter’s draft chances on The Godfrey Show in this week’s Oxford Town. (April 15, 2010, Page 12)