A week after being embarrassed in a road loss to Vanderbilt, it was easier for Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt to find the silver lining after his Rebels lost 27-13 to Georgia this past Saturday.
More enthusiasm and better effort were the top two things Nutt garnered from evaluating the film of the loss and he seemed to believe that his team was getting closer to executing like he and his staff want. (September 27, 2011, Page 6)
The effort was there Saturday for the Ole Miss Rebels compared to their Week 3 performance against Vanderbilt. Unfortunately for them and coach Houston Nutt, the results of that improved effort weren’t enough to produce a win.
Ole Miss fell to 0-2 in the Southeastern Conference thanks to a 27-13 setback at the hands of the Georgia Bulldogs. What the crowd of 58,042 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, and a regional audience watching on the SEC Network, saw was a young Ole Miss team show more fight than it did against the Commodores, but come up short on the scoreboard because of the same miscues that have haunted them all year. (more…) (September 26, 2011, Page 1B)
Even though Lee wasn’t a member of last year’s staff that produced a 4-8 record, he is very aware that the losses suffered last year are still on the minds of his players. Following Saturday’s loss, Lee said he went to each offensive player and re-assured them to keep working and believing in each other in the attempt to keep the spirits as high as possible. (September 26, 2011, Page 1B)
COLUMN: On Friday I was afforded the luxury of watching the emotional retirement press conference of my childhood idol Mike Modano, hanging up his hockey skates after 22 record-setting seasons in the NHL (21 of which were with the Stars franchise). (more…) (September 26, 2011, Page 2B)
BLOG: Hello from beautiful Oxford, where it’s currently sunny and 57 and is expected to get up to 80 for the Ole Miss-Georgia kickoff at 11:21 a.m. (more…) (September 24, 2011)
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)