Ole Miss’ latest football commitment is a special type of athlete, according to his head coach at Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas. Running back Rawleigh Williams III became the Rebels’ first verbal pledge for the 2015 class earlier this week and his coach, Bill Persinger, raved about his physical attributes. Williams, who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 203 pounds, ran 4.39 seconds in the 40-yard dash Monday as part of the team’s spring testing.
COLUMN: I really should’ve audited some sort of fashion merchandising classes when I was enrolled at Ole Miss. I also should’ve attended some of the classes I was actually enrolled in, but alas. (more…) (April 24, 2013, Page 8)
Hugh Freeze’s second full spring as Ole Miss head coach was a lot different than his first and so was the annual Grove Bowl game. Injuries to some key players such as quarterback Bo Wallace, wide receiver Donte Moncrief an defensive end C.J. Johnson prevented Freeze and his staff holding a traditional spring football game Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 9)
Some of the top football prospects in the nation have been stopping by Ole Miss’ spring practice sessions and checking out what the coaches and the program have to offer. (April 12, 2013, Page 6A)
Due to the University of Mississippi removing all free parking from the campus on home, football games and charging $100 for a parking pass. (April 11, 2013, Page 1A)
COLUMN: I’ve spent the better part of this late-arriving spring talking to various coaches and visiting campuses to watch teams practice for their respective Spring games. There’s little in common with all the places I’ve been and will go, but if there’s a theme, it’s that boring is better. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 2B)
There was actually a smile on Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze’s face following Saturday’s scrimmage at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. With a a week to finish up spring drills and a day after the offense couldn’t do anything against the defense, Freeze had more positive things to say about the way his offense performed. (April 8, 2013, Page 9)