Waiting for college football almost over

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Game week is here for college football. Seven days from now all questions won’t be answered, but fans...

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 Rebelgrove.com reported the injury occurred on Wednesday. That would have been just hours after offensive line coach […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Versatility in any occupation is generally welcome, but sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Robert Conyers, competing to become the starting center for Ole Miss, could be too valuable to put with the first team. Teammate Justin Bell faces the same possibility. He’s also […]

JACKSON Much ado has been made about the media picking Mississippi State to finish last in the SEC Western Division in the annual preseason media poll. As if it matters… Preseason polls mean nothing. We shouldn’t have them. Polls should start after the first half of the season in mid-to-late October when we actually know […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The quest to improve the running game at Ole Miss could involve more pop at the line of scrimmage. While senior Jaylen Walton, the unchallenged starter, checks in at an unintimidating 5-foot-8, 172 pounds, the guys behind him are the biggest backs Hugh Freeze has had in his […]

By John Zenor Associated Press The Southeastern Conference fancies itself as the unquestioned king of college football leagues. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other leagues have won the national crown the last two seasons. As usual, this season the SEC has no […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The first day of pads meant more pop and more collisions for Ole Miss but not more hitting the ground. At least not if Hugh Freeze could help it. The Rebels lost backup defensive lineman Herbert Moore for the season last week in a situation Freeze describes as […]

OXFORD The pads will go on for Ole Miss on Monday. The first day of practice was a reminder that you can suffer a season-ending injury in shorts as defensive lineman Herbert Moore went down with a torn ACL. This was just a couple of hours after Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze told us how […]