BLOG — Ole Miss will try to put a stop to its two-game skid when No. 9 Texas A&M and quarterback Johnny Manziel invade Vaught-Hemingway Stadium tonight for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff (ESPN). The Rebels, who have dropped back-to-back games to Alabama and Auburn, are playing their first home game since Sept. 7. (more…) (October 12, 2013)
Historian Jack Mayfield writes this week about E. King Gill and the legend of the “Twelfth Man” for the Texas A&M Aggies. (October 11, 2013, Page 2B)
Since the first home football game, the city of Oxford and the University of Mississippi have been tweaking parking and traffic plans to help accommodate what many expect to be the largest football crowd of the season when the Ole Miss Rebels take on Texas A&M Saturday. Hear the public announcement from the Oxford Police Department. (October 11, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)
Comparative analysis is never that trustworthy a means of evaluation in college football, let alone at the halfway mark of a season. Most hardcore stat nerds would tell you how little they actually look at head-to-head wins and losses as means of prognosticating an upcoming game. (October 10, 2013, Page 9)
BLOG — Ole Miss is trying to bounce back from back-to-back losses to Alabama and, most recently, Auburn. Things won’t get any easier for the Rebels this Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPN) when No. 9 Texas A&M and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel visit Oxford. (more…) (October 7, 2013)
AUBURN, Ala. — Gus Malzahn 1, Hugh Freeze 0.
The inaugural matchup between the two friends turned foes went to Malzahn Saturday night as Auburn rode the legs of quarterback Nick Marshall and a dominant outing from its defensive front to defeat Freeze’s 24th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels 30-22 in front of a crowd of 86,504 at Jordan-Hare Stadium. (October 7, 2013, Page 1B)
Tyler Siskey is not the reason Ole Miss was shut out in Tuscaloosa, Ala., last week. That’s thanks in part to a disparity of athletes that, while smaller than in years past, is still enough of a gulf to make this annual game somewhat of an inevitability. (October 4, 2013, Page 7A)
Half of the teams in the Southeastern Conference are ranked in this week’s Associated Press poll. Missouri isn’t one of them. (October 3, 2013, Page 9)
Highly successful high school coaches. Moving on to be assistants at the college level before eventually landing head coaching gigs at major programs.
There are a lot of similarities in the career paths taken by Ole Miss’ Hugh Freeze and Auburn’s Gus Malzahn, and those parallels have made for a close bond off the field for the men who were cut from nearly the same coaching cloth. (October 2, 2013, Page 6)
BLOG — It’s been less than 48 hours since Ole Miss was shut out by No. 1 Alabama — a first in the Hugh Freeze era — but the Rebels have to move on quickly with another tough road test this week. The Rebels will continue their tour of Alabama with a trip to Auburn Saturday night. (more…) (September 30, 2013)