Parrish Alford


Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

Stories Written by Parrish Alford

In celebration of Independence Day weekend, we present an American treasure, Mount Rushmore – with a Magnolia State twist. After much thought and discussion, here are four athletic personalities we believe worthy of representing Ole Miss in timeless stone carving. These individuals have impacted the Rebels long after playing, coaching or broadcasting, their legacies continuing […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Representatives of the NCAA were in town Friday to speak with Lindsey Miller, the stepfather of Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, according to Miller. Miller told the Clarion-Ledger the NCAA’s visit was part of an investigation into alleged rules violations by the Ole Miss football program. A […]

OXFORD In what is traditionally a slow sports week, Laremy Tunsil has provided the holiday fireworks. The story is ongoing, and it remains to be seen whether allegations from Tunsil’s stepfather that the junior tackle was riding around with agents will lead to upheaval along the Ole Miss offensive line. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said Tuesday he was aware that his All-SEC left tackle, Laremy Tunsil, had been in the presence of agents. Many others became aware when a La-fayette County Sheriff’s Department incident report was made public through media coverage of Tunsil’s current legal entanglement, an […]

QB questions Will Ryan Buchanan’s slim lead coming out of spring practice translate into a starting assignment for the season opener? If so, will the job be settled then, or will the competition with junior college transfer Chad Kelly carry into the season? Bouncing back The rehabilitation for injured stars Laquon Treadwell and Laremy Tunsil […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The Laremy Tunsil story has taken a new twist, one that involves the allegation that Tunsil, who’s projected to go within the first five picks in next year’s NFL draft, has met with agents. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze in a statement Tuesday said that Tunsil is within […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The top returning scorer in Southeastern Conference basketball is mending quite nicely. That’s good news for Ole Miss, which will need the same heroics this season that Stefan Moody provided last year as a first-year junior college transfer. Moody averaged 18.6 points in conference games – tied for […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze confirmed Saturday that offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil has turned himself in and has been arrested on a charge of misdemeanor domestic violence-simple assault. ESPN cited a source in reporting that Tunsil, a 6-foot-5, 305-pound junior from Lake City, Fla., last Thursday allegedly struck […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal CLINTON – Mississippi College is working hard to reverse the effects of a 20-year-old decision. Entering their second and final year of Gulf South Conference provisional status the Choctaws are hoping the progress they’ve made in climbing back to NCAA Division II from Division III will show on the football […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – It’s a slow and easy pace on Billy Brewer’s porch, one that fits its occupant better now than it once did. A widower soon to turn 80, the former Ole Miss football coach has earned the pace. Overlooking his in-town tree-shaded property that resembles a country setting, Brewer […]