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Daily Journal Ole Miss and Mississippi State have learned their postseason destinations. The Rebels (7-5) are headed to the Music City...
STARKVILLE There was a lot of quarterback drama going into Thursday’s rival game, but most of it was centered on Mississippi State. MSU coach Dan Mullen played quarterback games till the end, before starting freshman Damien Williams. The Bulldogs’ upset – yes, an upset but a mild one – will be remembered for Dak Prescott’s […]
By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace had made major strides in protecting the football this season, but his first trip to Davis-Wade Stadium was a flashback to 2012. Wallace threw 22 touchdown passes a year ago, but also 17 interceptions. He went into Thursday’s game against Mississippi State with […]
By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Many Americans, if they’re not shopping, will dial back and relax the day after Thanksgiving. That approach could be detrimental for the Ole Miss basketball team, which begins two days of play in Brooklyn in the Barclays Center Classic. The Rebels are 4-0 with a true road win at Coastal […]
By David Brandt AP Sports Writer STARKVILLE – Dak Prescott rushed for a 3-yard touchdown in overtime to lead Mississippi State past Mississippi 17-10 in the Egg Bowl on Thursday night. Prescott didn’t enter the game until the fourth quarter because of an injury to his non-throwing shoulder that caused him to miss the past […]
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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Dan Mullen has put an emphasis on the Battle for the Golden Egg every year since his arrival in 2009. That priority is not lost on the players at Mississippi State as 60 Bulldogs on the roster hail from the Magnolia State. “I know our guys would rather […]
By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – After Missouri ran for 260 yards in snapping a four-game Ole Miss win streak, Rebels defensive coordinator Dave Wommack pointed to his unit’s poor tackling. After reviewing the game video the problem was more mental than physical. Ole Miss players were out of position and unable to complete […]
KEYS FOR VICTORY 1. Run the football An inability to generate much rushing offense has been a glaring common denominator in Ole Miss losses. Hugh Freeze challenged his players to run the football against Missouri, but the Rebels didn’t get much done in that department beyond two long runs. MSU has a solid defense, but […]
KEYS FOR VICTORY 1. Relf Coast offense? If true freshman Damian Williams is forced to be the starting quarterback tonight Mississippi State might be better served to use more of its read-option offense. The Bulldogs had plenty of success against Ole Miss in previous Egg Bowls using that strategy with former quarterback Chris Relf. Williams […]