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Hugh Freeze could have gloated Saturday night but instead used Bully’s pulpit to slightly rebuke media and to promote both of Mississippi’s SEC football programs. It’s not a bad idea. First, college football in Mississippi needs promoting. It has taken giant leaps

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Day After Observations

Notes and thoughts from a 38-27 win over Mississippi State. … The Egg Bowl that seemed destined to be a high-scoring nail biter was high-scoring for only one team and really wasn’t as close as the final score indicated. Ultimately

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Five Take-Aways from 38-27 win over MSU

The Field Scene How about the Take-Aways? Dak Prescott turned the ball over twice in the first quarter, and Ole Miss turned both into touchdowns, one a 45-yard interception return for a score by Tony Bridges. It was a huge

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Monday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Monday morning … Some fun with numbers here looking ahead to the Egg Bowl. I’ve heard pessimists from both sides of the Ole Miss-MSU argument lament the issues of their team and express fear of

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Safe at home? That’s the way its been most often in the Egg Bowl

It’s never too early to talk about the Egg Bowl is it? From the Mother Ship, a look at Mississippi’s SEC rivalry game and what an advantage it’s been to have that game at home. As is often the case

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Recapping the Rebels’ school-year sweep of rival Bulldogs

Nic Perkins, a freshman from St. Louis, may not be well versed in the Ole Miss-Mississippi State rivalry, but his walk-off hit delivered something not seen in Mississippi in a long time. With an 8-7 comeback win over the Bulldogs

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Day After Observations

Notes and thoughts from the Rebels’ 31-17 win over Mississippi State … I mentioned during the week that I often don’t give enough thought to the emotions of the rivalry when making the pre-game guess. I actually picked the Rebels

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Predictions Anyone?

Morning y’all. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I was thankful to be around family, lots of them down in Meridian. I delayed the Predictions Post a day, but here we go. The main prediction for the weekend should be

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It’s all about winning

An interesting off-season discussion about the SEC quarterbacks in Mississippi was fueled by Bo Wallace’s comments at SEC Media Days. Comparing Wallace and Dak Prescott is really like comparing apples and oranges. They have different styles, but they’ll ultimately be

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Final: MSU 17, Ole Miss 10, Overtime

You could see this coming, because Ole Miss failed to take advantage of chances to extend the lead. The Rebels only needed to extend it a little bit. They were playing pretty well defensively. A 10-point lead would have done

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Remembering The Immaculate Deflection

I have a look back at the wind-blown field goal game, now 30 years old, in today’s Daily Journal. The story focuses on Kelly Powell, the Ole Miss quarterback on that day, and on the current Ole Miss kicker, Andrew

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Wallace: I’m good to go

Bo Wallace didn’t declare himself 100 percent free of flu-like symptoms on Monday, but he believes that will come soon, most likely today. He did declare himself 100 percent ready to face Mississippi State in Starkville. Wallace getting well

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Recruiting with the Egg

There are some who believes beating the rival goes a long way in recruiting. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze isn’t one of those. “I think that goes in cycles. It depends on the kid. Some kids have natural tie-ins and

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