Ole Miss has built some momentum under second-year head coach Hugh Freeze, winning its last five games dating back to last season and vaulting into the rankings for the first time since 2009.
Now the No. 21-ranked Rebels get to see exactly how far they’ve come in the form of a trip to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to tangle with two-time defending national champion and No. 1 Alabama this Saturday. (September 24, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — The rest is over for Ole Miss. Up next is Alabama.
The Rebels (3-0 overall) returned to the practice field Sunday following their first bye week of the season in preparation for their upcoming trip to Tuscaloosa to square off against two-time defending national champion and No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide. (more…) (September 23, 2013)
Ole Miss is 3-0, so naturally we negative, energy-vampire media types should look at all the ways in which they shouldn’t be. (September 19, 2013, Page 7)
Ole Miss is averaging 490 yards per game, yet 32 other teams around the country rank higher than the Rebels in total offense. Such is life in modern-day college football. (September 19, 2013, Page 8)
The Manning family is one of the most prominent names in sports. Next week, people will be able to get a closer look into the life of the patriarch, Archie Manning, when ESPN launches its third season of the SEC Storied film series. (September 18, 2013, Page 6)
Ole Miss has made it through the first three weeks of the season unscathed, beginning a campaign 3-0 for the first time since 1989. Now it’s time for the Rebels to clean up the mistakes, break any obvious repetitions and get healthy for an upcoming schedule that head coach Hugh Freeze called “probably the toughest stretch of games that anyone will have to play this year.” (September 17, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — With its 44-23 victory at Texas over the weekend, No. 21 Ole Miss reeled off its fifth straight win under second-year coach Hugh Freeze dating back to last season. But with a brutal stretch of SEC games coming up, the Rebels don’t have a whole lot of time to spend patting themselves on the back. (more…) (September 16, 2013)
AUSTIN, Texas — Ole Miss’ next step as a program under coach Hugh Freeze came at the expense of the tailspinning Texas Longhorns.
A year after the Longhorns came to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and won by 35 points, the No. 25 Rebels returned the favor in the form of a 44-23 win Saturday night. (September 16, 2013, Page 1B)
AUSTIN, Texas — Want to know how Ole Miss running back Jeff Scott was able to break free for gains of 32, 14, 10 and 8 yards during the course of Saturday night’s game against Texas? Coach Hugh Freeze said it was all in how Scott was blocked for. (September 16, 2013, Page 1B)
AUSTIN, Texas — A win over the Texas Longhorns Saturday night shouldn’t be understated for the Ole Miss Rebels. Even if the Longhorns weren’t ranked No. 15 like they were to start the season, history shows that very few teams have been good or lucky enough to defeat them. (September 16, 2013, Page 2B)