Rebels get glimpse of future at bowl practice

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Bowl eligibility is the gift that keeps on giving. The extra practice for the extra game gives...

Alabama All Star Justin Johnson of Hoover High School catches a 30-yard touchdown with no time left in the game to put Alabama up 36-30 as Mississippi All Star T. J. Jallow of Olive Branch attempts to stop him. (AP Photo/Montgomery Advertiser, Albert Cesare)

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Olive Branch linebacker T.J. Jallow left Saturday afternoon from Cramton Bowl convinced he had caught the ball. “I had it in my hands, guys!” an upset Jallow cried to anyone who would listen. It didn’t matter on the scoreboard. The official ruled Hoover’s Justin Johnson was in […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Raphael Leonard has one recruiting visit planned – to Florida Atlantic. Starkville’s 6-foot-3 wide receiver, Mississippi’s Most Valuable Player in Saturday’s 28th Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Football Game, said he hopes his play – five catches for 59 yards and two touchdowns – earns him a few more trips […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Andy Kennedy is flashing the bat signal in the sky, but no one’s responding. The only super heroes at Tad Smith Coliseum on Saturday afternoon played for Western Kentucky. T.J. Price, the Hilltoppers’ 6-foot-4 senior guard, had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and Western Kentucky rallied […]

Daily Journal reports Oregon State is keeping opponents off balance with something a bit different each game. The Beavers got 13 points apiece from Jarmal Reid and Gary Payton II to stretch their winning streak to three games with a 59-49 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. Reid was the surprise of this victory, coming […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BIGGERSVILLE – Certainly, the Biggersville Lions have been used to collecting a bunch of games in the win column in recent years, including the 2013 Class 1A state championship. With the graduation of seven top players, W’s have been hard to come by this season. But the Lions […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss has announced the financial terms of its new contract for football coach Hugh Freeze. The Daily Journal reported on Dec. 1 that the two sides had reached a verbal agreement. Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork confirmed that with separate Twitter messages on Dec. 2. There […]

Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott has filed a lawsuit against Christian Matthew of Gulfport from printing and selling t-shirts with his name and likeness without the quarterback’s permission. Matthew Print and Apparel Company LLC is selling T-shirts that read “Dak Attack” and “Dak Dynasty” through its website and Facebook page. The printing company had been previously […]

Navy midshipmen cheer their team in last season's game against Army, played in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

By John Davis Oxford Citizen Today’s annual clash between the Black Knights from Army and the Midshipmen of Navy in Baltimore takes on a different feel for one Oxford product. Conrey Meagher, who helped lead the Chargers to the MHSAA Class 5A North championship in 2013, is set to experience the 115th meeting between the […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Justin Clifton is on a mission today. The Tupelo outside linebacker wants to help end his state’s misery in the Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Football Game. Alabama has won six straight and leads the series 20-7 since it began in 1988. “I’m looking forward to the competition against Alabama,” […]