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)
One thing the Ole Miss Rebels learned for sure from last season’s 4-8 season was how getting off to a good start in Southeastern Conference play dictates how the remainder of the league schedule fares.
Last year a 1-1 Ole Miss team lost 28-14 to Vanderbilt and only won one SEC game the rest of the way. The Rebels want to avoid another bad start and having already lost the opener to BYU, winning the SEC opener would go a long way to making up for that setback. (September 16, 2011, Page 6A)
While Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco said it was nice to see them, he cautioned not to expect to see them very often during the fall considering they have other — more timely — obligations to the football team. (September 16, 2011, Page 6A)
Zack Stoudt’s goal of being the starting quarterback at Ole Miss came last Saturday against Southern Illinois. His desire to lead the Rebels against Southeastern Conference teams comes this Saturday at Vanderbilt. (more…) (September 14, 2011, Page 6)
Improving the way the offense moves the ball and how the offensive line blocks is what Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt is looking to fix this week as the Rebels prepare for Southeastern Conference play. Ole Miss opens SEC play at Vanderbilt and Nutt said that while the line played better last week against Southern Illinois, things would have to improve against the Commodores. (September 13, 2011, Page 6)
Some were answered.
After recording just six interceptions last season, the Rebels hijacked four passes from Southern Illinois quarterback Paul McIntosh on Saturday, and have five picks through two games. (September 12, 2011, Page 2B)
The game is set for a 5 p.m. kickoff and will be a pay-per-view event. (more…) (September 10, 2011)
Mike Carter of Merced, Calif., writes about his visit to Oxford and Ole Miss for the BYU football game, noting that the hospitality and people will forever be a fond memory. (September 9, 2011, Page 4A)