Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning …

Ole Miss is projected as an 11 seed in the NCAA tournament — but it’s not the team you’re thinking.

However, the news is not all bad for the Ole Miss men. Joe Lunardi has the male Rebels in his “next four out” right now. That’s not bad for an 11-win team and it’s not a position that can’t be overcome. …

Early mixed results on this poll question from an Arkansas sports talk personality:

From SI.com, a way too early top 10 Heisman list for 2015. Trevone Boykin leads the way. There are four from the SEC. …

If at first you don’t succeed … Quarterback Stephen Rivers, the brother of San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers, transferred from LSU to Vanderbilt and will apparently transfer again after one season with the Commodores. No word on where he might go. He’d need an NCAA waiver to immediately eligible at an FBS school. He could transfer to a lower level and play immediately. …

This is probably a loss Georgia can overcome tonight against Ole Miss. (5.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg):

Keep an eye on D1Baseball.com this spring. A new venture, lots of big names from guys who have covered a lot of college baseball for a long time. They have Ole Miss No. 18 in their preseason top 25. …

Recruiting News:

Then there’s this, which just begs for more information:


The NFL has confirmed it is investigating allegations that the Patriots used under-inflated footballs in their run-away win over the Colts.

In other news, helium increases the flight of a football once it’s punted, Jackie Sherrill says. …

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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