BLOG — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt will be one of several football coaches from the state and nation that will be wearing Coach to Cure MD patches on their arms on Saturday. (more…) (September 23, 2011)
One former Rebel recruit will get a chance to play at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium after all.
On Saturday, Marlon Brown will jog out of the visitor’s tunnel and on to Jerry Hollingsworth Field as a member of the Georgia Bulldogs.
As a four-star receiver at Harding Academy in Memphis, Brown was considered the state’s top recruit for the 2009 signing class and when it came down to choosing where he’d play college ball, Brown selected Georgia over other finalists Ohio State, Tennessee and Ole Miss. (September 23, 2011, Page 6A)
Guest columnist Loran Smith of Georgia gives an outsider’s perspective of the game day experience at Ole Miss as he talks about trips to Oxford for games and about the friendships he’s made over the years with members of the community. (September 23, 2011, Page 4A)
Ole Miss returned to the practice fields Tuesday, a day after head football coach Houston Nutt dealt with several questions about his future and how to fix problems associated with a 1-2 start.
Nutt’s opening remarks following Tuesday’s practice revolved around him taking responsibility for the problems of the team and re-iterating the point that he was the one to blame, not the Ole Miss administration. (September 21, 2011, Page 6)
Coming off of a 30-7 loss at Vanderbilt and another forgettable start to the football season, the questions during Houston Nutt’s weekly press conference at the Indoor Practice Facility blended what went wrong against the Commodores with what can be done to rectify mistakes moving forward. (more…) (September 20, 2011, Page 6)
NUTT, MARKUSON, HIGGINS TO SPEAK AT THURSDAY’S OLE MISS QB CLUB: The fourth Ole Miss Quarterback Club meeting of the season on Thursday will feature Ole Miss coaches Houston Nutt and Mike Markuson, as well as Commercial Appeal writer Ron Higgins. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. and will be held at the Library Sports Bar.
The meeting is open to club members only. You can join or renew your membership at the front door or at www.OMQBClub.com. (September 20, 2011, Page 7)
After watching the Rebels turn the ball over five times, commit six penalties for 51 yards and only convert four of 14 third-down conversions, there wasn’t much Nutt could say about Saturday’s display of inept passing, running, blocking, catching and play calling other than it was bad. Really, really bad. (September 19, 2011, Page 1B)
COLUMN: NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt is expecting this week to be one filled with negativity, one filled with questions about why his offensive line can’t block opposing defenses, why the Rebels have trouble executing the plays called and what he and his staff are going to do about the rash of turnovers that came about during Saturday’s 30-7 loss to Vanderbilt. (more…) (September 19, 2011, Page 1B)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt is never a doormat for Ole Miss, but Saturday’s 30-7 “upset” was still a record breaker. Entering Saturday’s game most Rebel fans were aware of the anomalous stat that Vanderbilt had won four of the last six meetings between the teams.
SPORTS BLOG — NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A hapless effort on offense is not what the Ole Miss Rebels needed to produce in their first Southeastern Conference game of the season on Saturday afternoon. (more…) (September 17, 2011)