Friday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Friday morning …

If this tweet from Bruce Fowler is an indication, the proposed rule change may have hard time gaining traction. Those are the early returns anyway. We’ll see:

Bruce Feldman @BFeldmanCBS

Spoke to many coaches who HATE new NCAA rule prop. Feel like it was snuck in so now defense’s can liberally sub in.

Here’s AL.com’s take on Hugh Freeze and the Paul Finebaum interview. Check out the picture. Looking at Saban’s expression in this on-field meeting with Freeze prior to the Rebels’ game at Alabama, it appears Freeze is trying to convince Saban that the hurry-up offense isn’t such a bad thing …

In other news …

Ole Miss baseball opens today at 5:30 at Stetson. Chris Ellis will get the ball for the Rebels in Game 1. Mike Bianco talks about Ellis’ “stuff,” but the stuff hasn’t been the level that makes most people think early-round draft pick. However, Perfect Game projects Ellis as a first-rounder this spring.

Hitting coach Cliff Godwin is excited for opening day:

Cliff Godwin @cgodwin23

Gameday is here! Do what we do! Compete, Win Pitches, and play fast! R.E.B.S.

The Orlando Sentinel says the Rebels’ visit to Central Florida might not seem like a true road trip for a handful of Ole Miss players. …

Ole Miss basketball plays Saturday at Georgia. The Georgia bigs were pretty good at Mississippi State on Wednesday night, but earlier this week they required a little extra motivation from coach Mark Fox. …

Missouri bounced back from its loss to Ole Miss with a home win against Arkansas. The Tigers had lost three straight. The win gives them a sweep of Arkansas and former coach Mike Anderson …

Freshman football signee CJ Hampton dug into the archives to share this bit of his recruiting experience. The ride belongs to Nick Saban. …

 

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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