By Parrish Alford Daily Journal ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit hosted a conference call earlier this week and was asked about Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. Who needs a big year from Kelly more, Ole Miss or Kelly himself? Well, it’s still a team game. Individual awards and even notice from NFL scouts tend to find […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – The NCAA investigation into Ole Miss football may have taken another turn. Yahoo Sports is reporting that the NCAA has interviewed players at other SEC schools about their experiences with Ole Miss during their recruiting. The web site cited multiple unnamed sources in reporting that NCAA enforce- ment […]

Daily Journal Hunter Renfroe, the former first-round draft pick out of Mississippi State, continues to build on a strong season in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. Playing for the San Diego Padres’ farm club in El Paso, the 24-year-old Renfroe is hitting .309 with 28 home runs and 97 RBIs. Renfroe was hitting just .217 […]

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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – With the start of the 2016 season only eight days away, the quarterback race at Mississippi State is starting to take shape. While coach Dan Mullen is still not ready to reveal which signal caller will start next Saturday’s opener against South Alabama, he did provide some insight […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Zedrick Woods has only one season of college football under his belt, but now he’s a veteran. Those are the breaks. Ole Miss lost two talented safeties off last year’s 10-3 team. Filling the void left by Trae Elston and Mike Hilton on the back end has fallen […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Zedrick Woods, just a sophomore, has become the old man among the Ole Miss safeties on the back end. The Rebels are glad to have Tony Conner back, but as the Huskie he plays mostly near the line of scrimmage. Woods is currently the starting free safety. The […]

Chad Kelly has been named preseason All-SEC quarterback first team by the league’s coaches, and four other Ole Miss players received mention as well. The second team included nickel back Tony Conner and tight end Evan Engram. Defensive end Marquis Haynes and kicker Gary Wunderlich made the third team. For Mississippi State, wide receiver Fred […]

By Schuyler Dixon Associated Press FRISCO, Texas – Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback’s startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the “vanilla” defenses of the exhibition season. “That’s on them if they want to throw ‘vanilla’ or whatever they want to throw […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s cornerback depth was dealt a major blow as coach Dan Mullen revealed that seniors Tolando Cleveland and Cedric Jiles will both miss significant time. Cleveland tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and will miss the entire 2016 season, while Jiles suffered a broken […]