Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

From, a in-depth look at options available for the suddenly open SMU position. There’s mention of former Ole Miss coaches Ed Orgeron and Houston Nutt but not with as much enthusiasm and intrigue as offered for former Ole Miss assistant Kurt Roper.

Texas A&M offensive coordinator Jake Spavital, only 29, is also mentioned, but he says he’s focusing on the Aggies.

Consistency is important says Ole Miss strength and conditioning coach Paul Jackson:

Also from good stuff with Vanderbilt AD David Williams telling fans he’s not ready to panic and doesn’t want to “go back to that” as he references the Commodores’ not -too-distant football history. …

Here’s’s take on the Drew Richmond commitment, an offensive lineman rated five starts by Rivals. …

And now a word from that new commitment:

There could be more good recruiting news for Ole Miss tomorrow. This is a three-star offensive lineman from Nashville:

From, disorderly conduct charges from the off-season against Texas A&M wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones have been dropped. …

From Montgomery, Gus Malzahn tells media to get out and no pictures with QB club members either. …

Over-rated? Ohio State looking for answers on defense. …

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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