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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 […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Some positions battles have concluded, some reserves have been challenged, and one freshman wide receiver – Sammie Epps – will be suspended. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says junior Ben Still will be his starting center when the No. 18-ranked Rebels open the season a week from today […]

OXFORD In eight days, Ole Miss will begin a football season with its highest expectations since 2009. The Rebels were ranked No. 8 at the start then, and while the end result was Houston Nutt’s second-straight Cotton Bowl victory, a 4-4 SEC finish left the feeling that something was missing. Now the preseason propaganda machine […]

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By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Ole Miss freshman wide receiver Sammie Epps was arrested by the Oxford Police Department on two charges Friday night, driving without a license and possession of marijuana. Epps, a native of Greenwood, was booked into the Lafayette County Detention Center at 11 p.m., according to the jail docket. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]