Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …


Kendarius Webster, a four-star cornerback from Stockbridge, Ga., announced his commitment to Ole Miss on his Twitter account Tuesday afternoon.

It’s LSU-Alabama week, a game that’s lost a little of its luster with the ascension of Texas A&M, plus the fact that while LSU is really good most years, Alabama seems to be really good every year. Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron has had three career-defining performances against LSU, two of them turning in his favor. More from The Tuscaloosa News.

Settle into the role of underdogs, LSU players say they have plenty to play for against Alabama. …

Ron Higgins, now of, hits a couple of topics here including and Ole Miss-Arkansas rivalry that no longer includes Houston Nutt.

Mitch Light, of Athlon Sports, likes the Rebels to be favored at home against Missouri in a few weeks.

Away from college football, college baseball still can’t figure out what it wants to be. Looking for more offense, the NCAA announces it will use “flat-seamed” balls beginning with the 2015 championship tournament, so not in the coming season but still a year away. Click here to see the NCAA’s visual aid for raised-seam vs. flat-seamed balls. …

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.

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