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

Looking Back: The Rebels were out-physicaled in the post in a 69-64 loss at Georgia on Tuesday. They rallied and made clutch plays late, offensively and defensively, to win 72-71 at home against Florida on Saturday. Looking Ahead: Ole Miss at home Wednesday night at 8 against rival Mississippi State (SEC Network) and at Missouri […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – When Stefan Moody was out of miracles, Ole Miss got wide-spread contributions then leaned on last year’s MVP to nail down a win. Senior point guard Jarvis Summers hit two free throws with 3.5 seconds left, and Ole Miss overcame a six-point second-half deficit to win 72-71 before […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Anthony Perez twice scored 20-plus points in SEC games last year. This season he’d all but drifted off the reservation. The junior from Venezuela had appeared in only one SEC game this season when he was put into the action Saturday and responded with six points, five rebounds […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Up one, down one is not a path to postseason. It’s a path Ole Miss hopes to step away from today against Florida, a Final Four team a year ago. Tipoff at Tad Smith Coliseum is 5 p.m., and the game will be aired by the SEC Network. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – It seems odd that a defensive lineman promoted by his school as one of its most disruptive players ever would need to improve his explosiveness, but NFL hopefuls follow the league’s advice. So it is with Preston Smith. The athletics website for Mississippi State promotes Smith as […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – During his Ole Miss career, the closest Cody Prewitt came to the other team’s fullback was in the postgame handshake. That hasn’t been true this week has Prewitt, twice an All-American free safety, works out in front of NFL scouts and executives in Senior Bowl practices. Prewitt […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – The elephant in the room this week in Senior Bowl camp is the tiny size of some NFL hopefuls. Ole Miss cornerback Senquez Golson says the Jacksonville Jaguars staff – coaching the South squad – have not mentioned size to him as he prepares for Saturday’s game. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – Although he could see the writing on the wall as interest from the NFL increase, Senquez Golson had not officially ruled out playing baseball at Ole Miss this spring. Now he has. An All-American cornerback at Ole Miss, Golson said his mind is made up, and he […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal MOBILE, Ala. – Ole Miss and Mississippi State players in this year’s Senior Bowl went through their first full day of activity on Tuesday. There was the official weigh-in in the morning followed by practice at a Mobile-area high school in the afternoon and a media event in the evening. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Fresh off its first win in a ranked opponent’s gym, Ole Miss is ready again for what has become its road court advantage. The Rebels have been strangely more comfortable away from Tad Smith Coliseum, and they’re on the road again tonight. Tipoff at Georgia is 6 p.m. on the […]