Monthly Archives: October 2015

Four Take-aways from Ole Miss-Auburn

Five take-aways from Ole Miss’ 27-19 win over Auburn … Treadwell brought the pain: Player comments on Monday are sometimes overblown. Laquon Treadwell was more interesting in just winning the game than any kind of emotional response for Auburn. He

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White, Kelly similar QBs in how they help their teams in run game

When Ole Miss lost at Auburn two years ago it was the coming out party for Nick Marshall as a running quarterback. Gus Malzahn had shown some of that with Marshall but not much in a handful of games before

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Beat Writer Q-and-A

Special thanks to Ryan Black of Auburn Undercover, a part of the 247Sports network … Q: There was a lot of summertime excitement for Jeremy Johnson. What went wrong? If you, me or anyone else outside the Auburn football program

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Ole Miss opens on a Monday, has big SEC games in September

Ole Miss will open its 2016 football season on a Monday. The Rebels’ neutral site game – somewhat neutral site – against Florida State in Orlando will take place on Labor Day, Sept. 5. There is some shifting on the

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Video Blog: Freeze talks injuries, Auburn Tigers

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche is back, and hoping to stay symptom free from concussion standpoint, to play at Auburn Saturday. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze is also hoping safety Tony Conner can make the trip.

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Auburn excited by the possibility of adding Lawson back to the mix

Ole Miss added a high-level player back into its mix with Laremy Tunsil last week. Now Auburn could a difference-maker to its defense when the Rebels visit Saturday in sophomore end Carl Lawson. As Ole Miss has with Tunsil, the

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Secondary picks up its game

The Ole Miss secondary played its best game of the season against Texas A&M. Now the Rebels face the challenge of consistency and putting together back-to-back strong performances — back-to-back wins — against quality opponents. A big jolt of confidence

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Predictions Anyone?

I caught some heat from a few folks for picking Texas A&M last week. That’s OK. Glad folks are reading. It was difficult to go with the Rebels last week not because I didn’t think they were capable but because

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Freeze: Nkemdiche cleared for Auburn, Conner day to day

I am out of town today, and it’s a big help having John Davis with his usual good Wednesday work. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has been cleared and will play Saturday at Auburn. There’s

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Core excited for trip to Auburn

Eleven Ole Miss players will be returning to their home state for the second time this season this weekend. The first time, at Alabama, was an overwhelming success. A similar outcome at Auburn would go a long way toward a

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … Auburn cornerback Jonathan Jones says Laquon Treadwell is a “regular receiver,” the implication being, I guess, that the Tigers can handle Treadwell. Treadwell’s been pretty impressive of late. He’s working on a

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Know Your Recruit: Dallas, Texas PF Nate Morris

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Since 1996, Tony Johnson has been coaching some of the nation’s top basketball players through his AAU team, the Dallas Mustangs. Nate Morris is one of his latest standouts, and the most recent to find

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Waiting on Nkemdiche

The status of Robert Nkemdiche for this week’s visit to Auburn remains unclear. There was nothing to indicate Nkemdiche had taken a step back in his return from a concussion sustained at Memphis on Oct. 17, but he also was

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