By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Fall baseball began at Ole Miss on Friday, but it was the coach, not a player, who hit the first home run. Rebels coach Mike Bianco will begin his 15th season at Ole Miss with a four-year contract – the longest allowed by state law – and an […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Tight end Evan Engram has been one of the top targets for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace early this season. However, while Wallace was spreading around passes to a lot of different players against Louisiana-Lafayette, Engram went without a catch. Engram’s day as less about the Cajuns’ defense […]

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Every Thursday. the hosts of the weekday Supertalk Mississippi show “Head to Head” will answer a question exclusively for Daily Journal readers. Oxford native Richard Cross is also part of the new SEC Network broadcast team, while Matt Wyatt is former MSU quarterback and the color man for Bulldogs’ football broadcasts. Email your questions to […]

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Daily Journal MSU beat writer Logan Lowery and Ole Miss beat writer Parrish Alford talk about the local SEC teams as well as the conference.

OXFORD It’s almost as though Laquon Treadwell is hiding in plane sight. It’s not that he’s not involved in the game plan. The nation’s No. 1 wide receiver prospect in the recruiting class of 2013, Treadwell caught a team-high 72 balls as an Ole Miss freshman last year. Averaging five catches a game through his […]

JACKSON Mississippi State’s Bulldogs are 3-0 and have outscored opponents 99-37. The Ole Miss Rebels, also 3-0, have punished opponents by a whopping 132-31 count. And I know what many naysayers will say: “Yeah, but let’s wait and see what happens when they play somebody really good…” We don’t have to wait long. State goes […]

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, left, hosted Mississippian and NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on Tuesday in a promotion for the upcoming Cup race in Talladega. (Joshua T. McCoy/Ole Miss)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Hugh Freeze doesn’t exactly fit the current target demographic, but nothing could keep the Ole Miss football coach from hiding his excitement to host one of NASCAR’s young stars. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., an Olive Branch native and Ole Miss fan, was on campus Tuesday as part of a […]

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Ole Miss defensive back Senquez Golson runs the ball after an interception in Saturday's win. The Rebels have eight interceptions this season, tops in the nation.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – There’s not a lot of magic dust or secret speeches around the Ole Miss secondary these days. In fact, the “coaching up” for the Rebels’ defensive backs has a real estate ring to it: Location, location, location. No. 10 Ole Miss is leading the nation with eight interceptions […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss vaulted into the Associated Press top 10 on Sunday afternoon, a status that players say sent few ripples around the program when the rankings were released. The immediate goal for the Rebels is to maintain focus and to extend the successful start deeper into the season. […]