By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As No. 3 Ole Miss prepares to face its historic SEC rival, Rebels coach Hugh Freeze says No. 24 LSU has distanced itself from its recent problems. After losing 34-29 to Mississippi State in a game that wasn’t that close and getting clocked 41-7 at Auburn, some shine […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The success of the Ole Miss defense, now ranked No. 1 nationally in scoring defense with 10.6 points per game allowed, has drawn attention to the Land Sharks. The school’s tradition of raising hands to foreheads to celebrate big defensive plays – a gesture that has now spread […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Ole Miss defensive end Marquis Haynes was named the SEC’s freshman of the week on Monday. Haynes had 2 1/2 sacks, five tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a quarterback pressure in the Rebels’ 34-3 win over Tennessee. Haynes has 6 1/2 sacks for the season, including 4 […]

Daily Journal Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will kick off after 6 p.m. on Nov. 1, although the specifics won’t be known until after this week’s games. MSU entertains Arkansas, while Auburn visits Ole Miss. The games will fit into slots on ESPN (6 p.m.) and ESPN2 (6:15 p.m.). It was already known that […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Archie Manning is resigning from this year’s work with the college football playoff selection committee for health reasons. Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff, made the announcement this morning. Manning will have surgery next month in hopes of relieving pain he is experiencing “while walking and moving […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal There’s no change at the top of the college football rankings this week. The state of Mississippi was assured another unbeaten week for its SEC teams when Ole Miss pulled away from Tennessee in the second half to win 34-3 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night. Mississippi State had a […]

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Ole Miss wide receiver Cody Core is tackled by Tennessee defensive back Justin Coleman.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Some called it a trap game. If it was, Tennessee walked right into it. Senquez Golson had two interceptions, and No. 3 Ole Miss scored 14 points off four Volunteers turnovers to remain unbeaten with a 34-3 win before a crowd of 62,081 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Bo Wallace didn’t have his best statistical night, but he had a great night in the category that Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze wants to see him excel – turnovers. Against a Tennessee secondary ranked second in the SEC in pass defense, the Rebels’ quarterback was 13 for […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Fans of defense and special teams were in or a treat in Saturday’s first quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The entire game was a defensive slugfest, but the first quarter stood out as the No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels and Tennessee Volunteers couldn’t do a thing, collectively, on offense […]