Below are the “outtakes” that didn’t make it into the section due to space:
(January 24, 2011)
Fullerton College defensive tackle Uriah Grant expected to make a decision on where he would play his final two years of college football early this week, or at least that was his plan prior to taking his official visit to Ole Miss over the weekend. (more…) (January 24, 2011, Page 6)
The ideas of “home” and “family” can elicit strong emotions from people.
Oxford, a city where the Brewer family has resided on and off for the last couple of decades, welcomed one of its own home last week when former graduate assistant Gunter Brewer returned to Ole Miss. (more…) (January 24, 2011, Page 6)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — A large contingent of football players making official visits to Oxford ultimately paid off for Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt and his staff Sunday. (more…) (January 23, 2011)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt finished making moves on his staff for the 2011 season today with the hiring of Keith Burns as secondary coach. Burns, a 1982 graduate of Arkansas, comes to Ole Miss from Kansas State where he coached defensive backs under coach Bill Snyder. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 6A)
Vaught Hemingway Stadium, as well as the rest of Ole Miss’ football-related facilities, will be a busy place this weekend as the staff hosts the largest contingent of official visitors this year.
Top targets, such as Philadelphia linebacker C.J. Johnson (6-foot-3, 243-pounds, 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash) and Amanda Elzy cornerback Jermaine Whitehead (6-0, 183, 4.4) are expected to be just some of the approximately 25 recruits who tour the campus and get a glimpse of what it would be like to play for the Rebels. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 6)
Joining Houston Nutt’s staff at Ole Miss is more than just a move to the Southeastern Conference for Gunter Brewer.
For Brewer, the chance to coach the Rebels presents an opportunity to return home to be closer to his family. (January 20, 2011, Page 6)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — With National Signing Day now just two weeks away, football recruiting is hitting its peak. Ole Miss is expected to host over 25 players on official visits this weekend, including the coaching staff’s top targets at defensive back, defensive tackle, linebacker and running back. (more…) (January 19, 2011)
Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt continued to adjust his coaching staff today with the hiring of a familiar face and name from Rebel football history.
Gunter Brewer, the son of former head coach Billy Brewer, was officially announced as the new wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator. Brewer, who comes to Oxford after spending six seasons at Oklahoma State, is the second hire in the past month on the offensive side of the ball. David Lee was hired to coordinate the offense for the upcoming season. (January 19, 2011, Page 6)