Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram tries not to think about last year’s Memphis game too much, but that’s kind of hard this week. This season he sees a Memphis team that he says is explosive on offense and moves around a lot to create pre-snap confusion on defense. Last year’s Memphis game was a […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A nationwide search is underway at Mississippi State for its next director of athletics. Scott Stricklin was unanimously voted in to replace Jeremy Foley in the same position at the University of Florida and was formally announced as the Gators’ new athletic director at a press conference today. […]

By Mark Long AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Born and raised in Mississippi, and with stops at Auburn and Kentucky on his résumé, Scott Stricklin has spent more than two decades in the Southeastern Conference. He knows the league inside and out, and has witnessed pretty much everything during his career. So he understands […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – While there’s been a lot of focus on proper fits and playing better against the run, Ole Miss coaches also want to see their defense give up fewer big plays. That was accomplished against Georgia. Coaches tend to call “explosive plays” those that cover 20 yards or more. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The pain inflicted by the University of Memphis on Ole Miss last season is clear. As the two local rivals prepare for their 62nd meeting, Ole Miss players and coaches are saying all the right things. It’s true they began talking about Memphis on the sideline in the […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Quick season-ending exits for two of the top three Ole Miss running backs removed the possibility of a redshirt year for freshman D’Vaughn Pennamon. The Manvel, Texas, native has been used sparingly since the opening- night knee injury to Eric Swinney, but Pennamon’s opportunities may be about to […]

STARKVILLE Some time today, Scott Stricklin will be formally named the athletic director at the University of Florida. USA Today reported that Stricklin was in Gainesville on Monday, finalizing a deal to take over for Jeremy Foley, who is retiring on Saturday. Stricklin, of course, has held that capacity at Mississippi State since 2010 while […]

Wire reports At Florida, Scott Stricklin will replace Jeremy Foley, one of the most tenured sports executives in the country. Foley is retiring Saturday after 40 years with the Gators, including the last 25 in one of the top jobs in college sports. Foley unveiled plans two weeks ago to spend $100 million to upgrade […]

Daily Journal The Chesterville Badgers 12 and Under baseball team won the USSSA Fall State Championship Sunday in games played over a three day span at BNA Bank Park in New Albany. The Chesterville team defeated the Mississippi Expos 12-7, the Yalobusha Giants 14-0, and the North Mississippi Comanches 19-2, before beating the Expos in […]