By Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times (MCT) Ohio State’s national title dreams took a huge hit Tuesday with news that star quarterback Braxton Miller has been lost for the season with a shoulder injury. The Columbus Dispatch reported late Monday that Miller could be out for the season, while a ESPN cited a source Tuesday […]

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By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – A night before the Ole Miss football team’s annual fan day, freshman wide receiver Sammie Epps was arrested by the Oxford Police Department. His charges were no driver’s license and possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle. Epps, a native of Greenwood, was booked into the Lafayette County […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Beginning a third year in Hugh Freeze’s offense has its advantages, but perfection is not one of them. While Bo Wallace is healthy physically and comfortable in his knowledge of the offense as the starting quarterback for Ole Miss, his familiarity can feel limited because the system doesn’t […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Enduring two-a-days during training camp a month before the opening game can get repetitive. Mississippi State found a way to break-up the monotony with a few outside-the-box activities. Friday night, during the Bulldogs’ regularly scheduled team meeting, a special guest arrived. Cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend secretly snuck in […]

What’s interesting about the Rebels’ No. 18 position in the Associated Press preseason poll is the position of those around them. If Ole Miss is to rise in the SEC West, LSU and Texas A&M are considered the candidates to slide due to attrition at key positions, quarterback and others. LSU is No. 13 and […]

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Renovations continue on Davis Wade Stadium before the start of Mississippi State's football season.

STARKVILLE When I moved to Starkville in 2006 upon graduating from college to start covering Mississippi State athletics, the Bulldogs were well behind the rest of the Southeastern Conference from a facilities standpoint. But the job done by aggressive athletic directors Greg Byrne and Scott Stricklin during that span have helped MSU catch up in […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss is back on the practice field this week, and the Rebels will begin to turn more of their attention to Boise State, their season-opening opponent on Aug. 28 in Atlanta. Most of their work has been in the morning, but the Rebels start tonight at 7. […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. The Seminoles will start the season No. 1 for the sixth time — the first since 1999 when they became the first team to hold the top spot […]

Mark Dodson saw limited action for Ole Miss last season, but he's working hard for a bigger role. (Joshua T. McCoy/Ole Miss)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – While it looks like a lot of quality players jumbled together, finding separation among the Ole Miss running backs may eventually be as easy as A, B, C. Because the difference-maker may ultimately be B-L-O-C-K. “We all have to block and know our assignments whether we fit into […]