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 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ole Miss hopes to get after Will Grier tonight – if he plays. The No. 3-ranked Rebels are going for a third-straight win at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium – Florida’s Swamp – but are in the unusual position of being the favored team. The Gators, in a […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Timely offense has been important, but it’s defense that has carried the water for Florida in a 4-0 start. The Gators have gotten a lot of attention for their secondary, led by junior cornerback Vernon Hargreaves, a projected first-round draft pick next spring. Florida has been solid against […]

OXFORD There’s been a lot to celebrate for Ole Miss fans through four games this season. The most significant moment may not have been running out the clock at Bryant-Denny Stadium, however. That big moment came earlier when Laquon Treadwell leaped above Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones and snatched away a well-thrown pass for a touchdown […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Robert Nkemdiche has carried the burden of expectations since he arrived at Ole Miss. Three years into his career, he’s decided to fight fire with fire and match the expectations of others with higher expectations of his own. Nkemdiche was the consensus No. 1 recruit when he signed […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss whiffed on a red-zone scoring opportunity for the first time this season last Saturday against Vanderbilt. The Rebels were good in five other chances, but Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze hopes for improvement moving forward. No. 3 Ole Miss takes on No. 25 Florida on Saturday […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The Laremy Tunsil watch continues, and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze offered a rare glimmer of hope. Tunsil, the Rebels’ star left tackle, remains unavailable while the NCAA investigates whether he received alleged improper benefits. He’s missed four games now, and Ole Miss officials are pressing the NCAA […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Armintie Herrington is retiring after nine WNBA seasons. Known as Armintie Price when she starred at Myrtle High School and was an All-American at Ole Miss, Herrington was the WNBA’s rooke of the year in 2007. She was named to the All-WNBA second team in 2011 and 2012 and made […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Defensive success played a big part in wins for Mississippi State and Ole Miss over the weekend. Now the Bulldogs and Rebels will try to duplicate that success on the road this Saturday. It will be a second straight road trip for MSU. The Bulldogs held Auburn without a touchdown […]

Thumbs Up The Rebels were able to rely on talent to overcome sluggishness after a big 43-37 win at then-No. 2 Alabama last week. The Ole Miss defense, after allowing five third-down conversions on a first-quarter field goal drive for the Commodores, came up with some big stops and key moments. The Rebels were able […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal There’s no change for Ole Miss in this week’s major college football polls, but there’s a big change for the Rebels’ next opponent. Ole Miss remained No. 3 in The AP Top 25 and No. 5 in the USA Today coaches poll after its 27-16 win over Vanderbilt. The difference […]