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

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss players thought they’d seen the last of Johnny Football. Maybe that isn’t the case. The Rebels, of course, won’t see the real Johnny Manziel, who is now trying to find his way in the NFL. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, however, believes his team will face […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss athletics put some detail to its vision on Monday. The school had already announced ambitious renovation plans for its football stadium. Now there are talking points fans can wrap their minds around. And that has Austin Powell pumped. “I’ll be a senior when all the renovations […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze confirmed reports Monday that linebackers coach Tom Allen will leave to become defensive coordinator at South Florida. “You hate to lose good people, but we rejoice with him that he’s getting an opportunity to advance his career,” Freeze said. Allen and Freeze have […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Andy Kennedy is flashing the bat signal in the sky, but no one’s responding. The only super heroes at Tad Smith Coliseum on Saturday afternoon played for Western Kentucky. T.J. Price, the Hilltoppers’ 6-foot-4 senior guard, had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and Western Kentucky rallied […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss has announced the financial terms of its new contract for football coach Hugh Freeze. The Daily Journal reported on Dec. 1 that the two sides had reached a verbal agreement. Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork confirmed that with separate Twitter messages on Dec. 2. There […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Sebastian Saiz and his teammates don’t understand why the magic they’ve found on the road hasn’t been with them at home. It’s a trend Ole Miss players hope to reverse this afternoon against Western Kentucky. The Rebels (6-2) have won two true road games and two neutral-site games […]

OXFORD Ole Miss quarterbacks Ryan Buchanan and DeVante Kincade were thrust into a difficult situation at Arkansas a few weeks ago. The Rebels were behind, the Razorbacks and their crowd whipped into a frenzy. Playing conditions were poor, field position worse, and they hadn’t been fully repped for the game plan through the week of […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – If there was a lack of clarity regarding TCU’s true status with the playoff selection committee, there was plenty of clarity Sunday afternoon in establishing the mutual respect between Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze. As No. 9 Ole Miss (9-3) and No. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Mississippi Mayhem extended to the Associated Press All-SEC team on Monday. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen was named coach of the year, and Ole Miss had five first-team selections and MSU two on the squad selected by AP media members who cover the league. Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, who […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Saturday night was a pleasant rest for Hugh Freeze. The Ole Miss coached believed that in the 12th spot in the most recent round of rankings from the College Football Playoff Committee the Rebels were on the outside looking in at a “New Years Six” bowl game. Freeze […]