Monthly Archives: September 2012

Next Up: Aggies

Ole Miss welcomes “Johnny Football” to Oxford as Texas A&M – led by redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel – plays its first SEC road game. Manziel was 29-for-38 passing for 454 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions as the Aggies

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Day After Observations

Ole Miss defenders wrap up Alabama running back Eddie Lacy. (AP)

Notes and observations from the Rebels’ 33-14 loss at No. 1 Alabama … To me, the Ole Miss player who’s made the biggest Year 1 to Year 2 to jump is Donte Moncrief, even though he was really good as

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FINAL: Alabama 33, Ole Miss 14

VIDEO: Dan Werner VIDEO: Dave Wommack That’s not too far off the 35-11 I put up in the predictions post. Well, Hugh Freeze hasn’t talked winning and losing he was hired, and that’s OK, because nobody expected the Rebels to

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HALFTIME: Alabama 27, Ole Miss 7

Alabama has a 179-101 edge in yardage. Ole Miss has been better defensively, but the Alabama defense is as good as advertised. But for one play they’ve taken away Donte Moncrief. Moncrief made a good catch on that fade, but

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Ole Miss at Alabama


Getting settled into the press box. Still more than 2 1-2 hours to kick. As I type, the rain has just begun to fall. All we need from an 8:15 (sure to be 8:30 kick) are conditions to slow the

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Ole Miss-Alabama Keys to Victory


The three things Ole Miss must accomplish to pull off a shocker in Tuscaloosa. … 1.Protect the football If this looks like a repeating key, it is, but ball-protection is a repeating problem. The Rebels fumbled six times against Tulane

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Ole Miss-Alabama At A Glance

Ole Miss at No. 1 Alabama Where: Bryant-Denny Stadium Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. Television: ESPN Radio: Ole Miss Network; Sirius 94, XM 200 Records: Ole Miss 3-1, 0-0 SEC, Alabama 4-0, 1-0 SEC Series: Alabama leads 48-9-2 Coaches: Alabama – Nick

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Defensive Tide

From the mother ship, our opponent story for this week. Ole Miss offensive coordinator Dan Werner says he sees no weaknesses, no vulnerable points in No. 1 Alabama. The Tide replaced seven starters on defense and, to this point, hasn’t

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Friday Chat

Good morning and welcome to the Friday Chat. I haven’t come across anyone who believes the Rebels will win at No. 1 Alabama Saturday. I would run into the occasional fan who was optimistic for the Rebels’ chances against Texas

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Running Rebels

Offensive line play and depth at running back, two big question marks in the spring and in early August camp, have combined forces to make Ole Miss the top rushing football team in the SEC a third of the way

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Bianco talks fall baseball

Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco

I caught up with Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco a few minutes ago to talk about some highlights after two weeks of fall practice. One of those is sophomore first baseman Sikes Orvis. “We’re really happy with the way

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Predictions Anyone?

I’ll remove the drama up front and tell you I do not predict that Ole Miss will win this game. Upsets happen. I get it. One trademark of Nick Saban’s time at Alabama is that the Crimson Tide seems to

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Wednesday practice notes

By Hayden Sowers Ole Miss’s preparation for No. 1 Alabama continued Wednesday and the Rebels received some good news as starting QB Bo Wallace appears to be ready to go as he had battled an injured shoulder. “He did everything

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