A road trip that requires a flight and has a 7 p.m. or later kickoff is the combination I dread, because I usually opt for the early flight out, the lesser of travel evils.
I knew the end of Saturday night and the beginning of Sunday morning would have not nearly enough time in between. I felt better about things, though, when I just decided to make it an all-nighter. I’m not going to sleep tonight, I thought, I’ll just take a nap before I go to the airport if I finish in time.
Anyway, the product of late Saturday/early Sunday this column pondering the big picture of Ole Miss football. It was a question Hugh Freeze was asked right after the Rebels defeated Texas 44-23, but it’s one that’s easily answered right away.
Anyway, from the Mother Ship’s Monday edition, the big picture question for Ole Miss.
After three games, a several things that stand out in the Rebels’ first 3-0 start in 24 years: Freeze didn’t just sign a good class. He got them to campus and meshed them with his team to be successful and move the cause forward. Also, adjustments after halftime have been effective, and Bo Wallace has been able to reduce his interceptions. Even very good offenses have trouble surviving multiple turnovers, and the Ole Miss starters have given away the football just once. There have been a few passes that were close to being picked, but for the most part Wallace’s decisions have been better. …
From the Mother Ship today: