Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

Ole Miss football is back on the field this afternoon. Three more freshmen (rising sophomores in the football sense now) will speak when it’s over. …

We were taught in journalism school that unusualness is one characteristic that defines news. This certainly applies.

While it’s intriguing to think of Ed Orgeron at an MSU coaching clinic it’s important to point out that Orgeron never went head to head against Dan Mullen.

Two questions: Will Mullen say “Ole Miss” during the clinic, and will Hugh Freeze, an assistant under Orgeron at Ole Miss, be welcome to attend? …

ESPN lists Ole Miss rising sophomore Robert Nkemdiche among its defensive players “with the most to prove” this season. …

From the one step back two steps forward department an early sign, at least a public sign, that highly regarded Ole Miss signee C.J. Hampton takes coaching in a positive manner.

That was the scouting report on Hampton from one of his Meridian coaches, Dexter McCleon …

From the Natchez Democrat, Ja-Mes Logan is hopeful about the NFL draft …

South Florida hires a basketball coach, not Andy Kennedy, than reportedly has to kill the deal after something comes up on a background check on Manhattan’s Steve Masiello …

Former Vanderbilt wide receiver Chris Boyd, hoping for a shot at the NFL, talks about his life on campus following his dismissal from the team amid last summer’s rape investigation …

LSU coach Dale Brown and one of his most successful NBA player, Shaquille O’Neal, headline the incoming class for the College Basketball Hall of Fame

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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