Parrish Alford


Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

Stories Written by Parrish Alford

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Basketball fans will no longer watch Armintie Price-Herrington in the WNBA, but that doesn’t mean they’re not watching the WNBA. The former Ole Miss All-American retired from the women’s professional league last month. She says interest is growing in women’s basketball, and the WNBA is strong, because it […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Cornerback Tee Shepard is leaving the Ole Miss football team. Shepard announced his decision in a statement through the school’s media relations staff on Wednesday afternoon. Shepard has a hearing disability, and that has contributed to a lack of playing time for the former five-star recruit. A native […]

OXFORD Ole Miss players earlier this week told us they can still reach goals like winning the SEC and reaching the college football playoff. That is indeed true. The ebb and flow of a college football season is truly amazing. The Rebels have lost one game, and head coach Hugh Freeze said his guys this […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Days before Ole Miss opened the season at Tennessee-Martin, Tee Shepard’s face exploded with the smile from a thousand suns. His journey to be a significant part of a major college football team was complete, he thought. The Ole Miss Spirit reported late Monday that Shepard was considering […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Andy Kennedy likes what he’s seen from his Ole Miss basketball team in the early days of practice. The Rebels have the leading returning scorer in the SEC in guard Stefan Moody, but four of the next five scorers behind Moody from last year’s NCAA tournament team are […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Ole Miss linebacker C.J. Johnson had surgery earlier today on a torn meniscus. He is expected to miss four to six weeks, the same time frame given for junior Huskie Tony Conner, who had surgery for the same injury following the Alabama game. Johnson becomes the third key defensive player […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – No. 3 no more, Ole Miss isn’t elite right now, but that doesn’t mean the Rebels won’t be this season. Coaches and players say the issues that led to a 38-10 loss at Florida can be corrected. Ole Miss dropped 11 spots to No. 14 in the latest […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said his secondary was exposed in some areas against Florida. One step he’s taking to correct that this week is to move senior Mike Hilton back to Huskie. Hilton has started five games as the Rebels’ fifth defensive back, four as a freshman […]

Thumbs Up Quarterback Chad Kelly was more involved in the run game and did a decent job, rushing for 81 yards before sack yardage figured in to leave him with 40 net yards. Thumbs Down The Rebels were manhandled on the offensive line. Pass coverage on short crossing routes was sketchy. The Rebels were minus-4 […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ole Miss expected a challenge from Florida’s defense, but the Rebels got more than they could handle. What has been a big-play offense much of this season did not score on its only red zone opportunity in the first half and struggled to make plays at meaningful […]