Ole Miss, and the job coach Hugh Freeze and his staff did this past year, was the buzz of the college football world Wednesday. Just 14 months after being hired to turn the Rebels around from a 2-10 team, Freeze and his staff punctuated their first full signing class with a consensus Top 10 finish. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 8)
COLUMN: In between interviews with ESPNU and Fox News, and meeting with the local Ole Miss Quarterback Club, Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze had to feel amazed and satisfied all at the same time. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 8)
For a while now the Rebels have been rumored to be piecing together one of the country’s top signing classes, but that was all just talk.
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A last-minute visit to Hattiesburg ultimately paid off in the form of a scholarship offer for Oxford High quarterback Parker Adamson to play for Southern Miss. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Adamson signed with USM this morning after receiving an offer from first-year head coach Todd Monken Tuesday morning.
Monken was able to extend the offer to Adamson, the Oxford EAGLE Player of the Year in 2012, with little time to spare in relation to his final decision being made.
COLUMN: The only less impressed, less mindful, patient and genuine group of people than the ADD-addled mobile-to-mobile teenagers of 2013 might be college football fans, specifically those in Oxford. (more…) (February 5, 2013)
Ole Miss 2013 football signing class continued to take shaped over the weekend, both with an addition and a couple of subtractions.
The Rebels swapped out a pair of power running backs as Jordan Wilkins (6-foot-1, 215-pounds, 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash) of Cordova, Tenn., committed to coach Hugh Freeze on Saturday night while Peyton Barber (5-11, 220) of Alpharetta, Ga., flipped his commitment and pledged to the Auburn Tigers after his official visit to The Plains.
Ole Miss’ biggest recruiting weekend not only impressed the football prospects who attended Oxford on official visits. The weekend went so well that it produced another standout in wide receiver in Quincy Adeboyejo. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 8)