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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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 […]

TUPELO One of the most interesting fallouts of our state having two of the nation’s three top-ranked teams at the halfway point of the season is this: It makes big games involving other teams even more compelling. Case in point is tonight’s visit by No. 5 Notre Dame to No. 2 Florida State. Florida State […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As Ole Miss sophomores tell it, the Rebels’ rise in the rankings was all part of the plan. It’s homecoming for No. 3 Ole Miss tonight at 6 against Tennessee. The Rebels are coming off wins over No. 3 Alabama and No. 14 Texas A&M, their first back-to-back […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – In the southern college football vernacular “trickeration” most often applies to offense and special teams. Aggressive coaches often employ reverses, laterals, fake punts and fake field goals. It’s the secondary that worries Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley this week. The Vols visit No. 3 Ole Miss on Saturday night. […]