C.J. Johnson missed most of last year due to a broken leg, putting a damper on the Rebels' pass rush. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

The buzzword around Ole Miss football right now is depth, but the best way to use depth is not at all. Everybody wants it, and you have to have it to be successful. It’s great when you can field a second team that offers little or no talent drop when called upon. Ideally those reserves […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Hugh Freeze took the podium at SEC Media Days for the third time, ready to answer questions about the buzz around his Ole Miss football team and eager to take something positive from the way the Rebels ran out of gas at the end of last season. […]


By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Channing Ward was always the best player on the field at Aberdeen High School. One of the jewels of Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze’s first recruiting class at defensive end, he is still finding his place with the Rebels. Freeze said Thursday from SEC Media Days it […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – So nagging had become the shoulder for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace that he wondered if he’d ever be fully healthy and winced when certain plays were called. Wallace first injured his shoulder the fourth game of his college career when the Rebels were playing at Tulane […]

Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace speaks to media at SEC Media Days on Thursday. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – There are a lot of expectations for Ole Miss football this season. One of them was met with disappointment Thursday as SEC Media Days began to wind down. Bo Wallace, the most experienced quarterback in the conference, is entering his third season as the Rebels’ starter. He’s […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen HOOVER, Ala. – Ole Miss and Mississippi State had a combined 12 players picked on the pre-season Media Days All-SEC Team Thursday morning. The talent on both teams also garnered higher predicted finishes for both the Rebels, who were selected fourth in the SEC West, and Bulldogs, who were picked […]


By John Davis Oxford Citizen HOOVER, Ala. – “Moving” is the best word to describe the first 15 minutes of “It’s Time.” A portion of ESPN’s new documentary on Ole Miss cornerback Chucky Mullins, and his tragic collision with Vanderbilt’s Brad Gaines that left him paralyzed, was previewed for the media Wednesday. This is the […]

HOOVER, Ala. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze inherited an SEC losing streak that was becoming a monster. At Arkansas, Bret Bielema inherited a streak that was disappointing, but nobody was jumping off Ozark Mountain cliffs. Not then. It took Freeze three swings in 2012 to break into the SEC win column. Former Ole Miss coach […]

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

By David Brandt AP Sports Writer HOOVER, Ala. – Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel insists there are still plenty of superstars in the Southeastern Conference. The only problem is nobody’s heard of them yet. One year after high-profile players such as Alabama’s A.J. McCarron, South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney and Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel brought a rockstar […]