Hugh Freeze didn't want his team to focus on Alabama until this week. Now, he's ready to embrace the challenge. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss has beaten Alabama just twice in 25 years and not since 2003, but Rebels coach Hugh Freeze has a very special mission for this week of preparation. He wants to have fun. Alabama, No. 1 in the USA Today coaches poll and No. 3 in the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State players enjoyed a rare three-day weekend during their bye week, but Monday it was back to business as the Bulldogs continued preparations for No. 6 Texas A&M. The 12th-ranked Bulldogs practiced just two days during their bye week and held a team weight lifting session on […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said Monday afternoon that he’d not heard from the SEC offices regarding possible suspension of a player or players stemming from a brief fight between the Rebels and Memphis last Saturday. Freshman kicker Gary Wunderlich was ejected but was simply a victim of […]

By John Zenor and David Brandt Associated Press Three teams from the Southeastern Conference’s powerful Western Division are finally going down. That much is assured on Saturday, when six teams ranked in the top 15 clash in an unprecedented day for any division in major college football. First, No. 6 Texas A&M visits No. 12 […]

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal As Mississippi prepares to host the biggest single day of college football in its history, both Oxford and Starkville are preparing for possible record crowds. Eager fans not only will pack the football stadiums at Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi, they also will jam both campuses and […]

By Brad Locke Daily Journal ESPN’s “College GameDay” show will broadcast live from the Grove stage on the Ole Miss campus Saturday morning. The Worldwide Leader’s iconic pregame show, which has been on the air since 1987, is making its first visit to Oxford this weekend when the No. 11-ranked Ole Miss Rebels host No. […]

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – LSU coach Les Miles has announced that true freshman Brandon Harris will start at quarterback against Auburn on Saturday. The coach said Monday, “It stands to reason that (Harris) will get the first snaps in the next game. He has done the things we have asked him to do. He […]


Class 6A/5A 1. Starkville (5-0) Friday: beat Columbus 43-0. This week: at NW Rankin 2. Tupelo (5-0) Friday: beat Hernando 43-6. This week: at Grenada 3. Oxford (4-1) Friday: beat West Point 43-22. This week: Saltillo ––––– Class 4A/3A 1. Aberdeen (4-2) Friday: beat Corinth 42-7. This week: Nettleton 2. Ripley (4-2) Friday: beat Pontotoc […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal The collective eyes of college football will be on the state of Mississippi this week. Ole Miss and Mississippi State are each 4-0 and sit just outside of the top 10 at No. 11 and No. 12, respectively. Both will have a chance to vault ahead in the rankings with […]