Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt announced Tuesday the signing of Blinn Community College’s Philander Moore to a national letter of intent. He will enroll at Ole Miss in this month and begin competing for the Rebels in the 2011 season with three years of eligibility remaining. (more…) (January 12, 2011, Page 7A)
Houston Nutt’s desire to improve the Ole Miss offense and develop the Rebels’ quarterbacks all at the same time become clearer Monday with the hiring of a coach he is very familiar with. (more…) (January 11, 2011, Page 6)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt is turning to a familiar coach to help lead the Rebel offense and quarterbacks in the coming seasons. (more…) (January 10, 2011)
Ole Miss fans should check out the depth chart for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which was recently released. (more…) (January 6, 2011)
Ole Miss may add another quarterback to the roster if former West Virginia quarterback Barry Brunetti chooses to play for the Rebels and coach Houston Nutt. The 6-foot, 200-pound Brunetti, who could enroll at Ole Miss for the spring semester, is expected to decide where he will play in the coming days. The Memphis native was the backup to Geno Smith for the Mountaineers this past season as a freshman and decided to transfer after his mother, Elna, was in a car accident this past year.
According to the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, the decision to transfer has been brewing for quite a while now.
(January 4, 2011, Page 6)
An opportunity to return to the coaching ranks at the Division I level for David Saunders has left a void in Ole Miss’ football operations staff today.
Saunders, who served as the administrative operations coordinator under Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt, agreed to become the new cornerbacks coach/assistant recruiting coordinator at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette under coach Mark Hudspeth, who was hired to replace former coach Rickey Bustle earlier this month.
Saunders said he was first contacted by Hudspeth, someone he has known since the two coached at Nicholls State together in 1994, on Sunday and interviewed Wednesday for the position in Starkville. (December 30, 2010, Page 6A)