BLOG — Rested from the recent Christmas break, the Ole Miss Rebels continued work for their BBVA Compass Bowl matchup with Pittsburgh Friday afternoon. (more…) (December 28, 2012)
Instead of getting by with five or six offensive linemen like he did this year, Luke feels like he will be able to rotate eight guys up front next season. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)
Ole Miss had some fun wrapping up Week 1 of its bowl preparation.
Thursday, the Rebels opened their abbreviated practice at the Indoor Practice Facility with a coaches-versus-players 7-on-7 challenge before going right into a scrimmage. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)
Wins for Ole Miss against Mississippi State and Auburn on the gridiron this season carried over to the recruiting front Thursday afternoon when defensive tackle Lavon Hooks picked the Rebels. After a long back-and-forth battle and the three postponements of his public announcement, the 6-foot-4, 290-pound Northeast Mississippi Community College standout officially signed with the Rebels to the delight of coach Hugh Freeze and Ole Miss fans who have been anxiously following his recruitment. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)
VIDEO BLOG: Ole Miss wrapped up its first week of bowl preparation Thursday with a rather unique practice at the Indoor Practice Facility. (more…) (December 20, 2012)
Often times bowl practices can be rather mundane as players go through the motions while preparing for the season finale.
Wednesday’s practice inside the Indoor Practice Facility continued along the typical trajectory until the end. (December 20, 2012, Page 6)
The first day junior college football players could sign with a four-year school came and went without a commitment and signature from Northeast Mississippi Community College defensive tackle Lavon Hooks. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Georgia native was scheduled to announce a final decision Wednesday afternoon via his Twitter account. (December 20, 2012, Page 6)
Temario Strong has shown the physical promise to be a linebacker in the Southeastern Conference.
Aided by extra practice time thanks to preparation for the BBVA Compass Bowl on Jan. 5, the 6-foot, 240-pound South Panola High product may begin to tap his potential sooner rather than later. (December 20, 2012, Page 7)
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Carlos Thompson has the green light to do what most middle-aged American men can only dream of: Eat whatever he wants without consequence.
This past season the former four-star defensive end from Hollandale-Simmons High redshirted in large part because he was deemed as completely underweight for his 6-foot-4 frame. (December 19, 2012, Page 8)