Rebels counting on Bridges

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Senquez Golson had 10 interceptions last season and was named All-American. Tony Bridges, quite...

JACKSON When lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Mary Beth Cannon was a teen, she wrote a letter to Don and Carolyn Kessinger offering to baby sit their boys, Keith and Kevin. She got the job. That was more than four decades ago. Cannon, now 57 and living in South Bend, Indiana, drove back to Chicago this […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze has a leader in his quarterback race. He’s just not saying who it is. Ryan Buchanan left spring drills with what the Rebels’ coach described as a very slight advantage over junior college transfer Chad Kelly and DeVante Kincade. Buchanan and Kincade are […]

Trae Elston sees his role at free safety as being "quarterback of the defense." (Joshua McCoy/Ole Miss)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Moving from Rover to free safety in the spring has made for a much easier August transition for Trae Elston. The plan to replace Cody Prewitt, a three-year starter and All-American in the Ole Miss secondary, involved a new position for Elston, a senior from Oxford, Ala. Elston […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – A year ago, Ole Miss had questions at middle linebacker. Eventually they were answered by D.T. Shackelford, a sixth-year senior coming off two knee surgeries, who started 12 games and posted 65 tackles with five tackles for loss. A year ago, junior college transfer Christian Russell didn’t pick […]

OXFORD In the universe of college football camp coverage in 2015, the sense of hearing is far more important than the sense of vision. There’s very little to view. So here’s what we hear about the quarterback race at Ole Miss. What we hear does not indicate any degree of separation. Instead, it sounds like […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The depth of the Ole Miss offensive line has been called upon early in camp. The Rebels lost a first-team guard this week when Jackson sophomore Rod Taylor injured his shoulder in a non-football activity. Taylor had not won the right-side job held by senior Justin Bell, who […]

OXFORD – Ole Miss fans can get up close and personal with their team today. The annual “Meet the Rebels” will begin at 1 p.m. at the Manning Center, the team’s indoor practice facility. Football coaches and players will be signing autographs and visiting with fans from 1 until 3 p.m., when the event comes […]

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Ole Miss cornerback Tee Shepard was a top-rated junior college prospect two years ago but missed last season after to surgery.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – If Ole Miss is truly to be better defensively this season, as players say, a lot of responsibility will fall to the position where they’re the least experienced. Cornerbacks Tee Shepard and Tony Bridges have generated a lot of buzz but have no game action. That’s not a […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Ole Miss offensive lineman Rod Taylor will be out for an unspecified amount of time following a shoulder injury from an apparent boxing match, according to multiple reports. The Ole Miss Spirit and reported the injury occurred on Wednesday. That would have been just hours after offensive line coach […]