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 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. […]


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 […]

Thumbs Up The run game was better on both sides of the ball. The Rebels rushed for 178 yards and had more of the 4- and 5-yard first down runs that give the offense a down-and-distance advantage. Defensively, Memphis was held to 31 yards on 23 attempts. The Memphis strategy on wide receiver Laquon Treadwell […]

Associated Press Ole Miss and Mississippi State are poll buddies heading into their big showdowns this week. The Rebels (4-0) dropped one spot to No. 11 in The Associated Press college football poll, while the Bulldogs (4-0) moved up two spots to No. 12. Ole Miss struggled in a 24-3 win over Memphis on Saturday, […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – After an early visit to the end zone, there was no reason to think No. 10 Ole Miss – which had scored 97 points in its two previous games – wouldn’t get back there soon. The Rebels, though, had four turnovers and 117 penalty yards, the major factors […]