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 STARKVILLE – The junior quarterback from Ole Miss stole the show on Dak Prescott’s senior night. Chad Kelly played his football not far from here last year at East Mississippi Community College, where he watched Ole Miss games from his dorm room when he could. Saturday night in the Battle […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Ole Miss senior linebacker C.J. Johnson hoisted the Golden Egg trophy getting off the bus. Hours later he and teammates hoisted it again on the turf of Davis-Wade Stadium. The Rebels sacked Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott seven times and pressured him much more as they limited Prescott […]

No. 8 Mississippi State concludes a five-game homestand at 2 p.m. today with Savannah State. Vic Schaefer’s Bulldogs are 4-0 on the year with a 53.8 point average margin of victory. MSU won 92-34 over Savannah State on Friday behind 20 points from both Victoria Vivians and Teaira McCowan. Vivians leads the Bulldogs averaging 16 […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal STARKVILLE – After making one of the best running backs in the country look average, there isn’t much the Ole Miss defense can carry over from last week’s game plan. When No. 19 Ole Miss and No. 23 Mississippi State meet tonight at Davis-Wade Stadium it will be all about […]

KEYS FOR VICTORY 1. Let not bells toll for thee While home field has been a huge advantage in this series, this will be the Rebels’ first venture into the new and louder Davis-Wade Stadium. Ole Miss handled what could be considered the loudest and most difficult environment, Alabama, but was beaten badly at Florida […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – When he needed a replacement for his leading tackler, Hugh Freeze got more than he could have hoped for in DeMarquis Gates. A sophomore linebacker, Gates stepped in for Denzel Nkemdiche last week against one of the top running backs in the nation, LSU’s Leonard Fournette. Gates responded […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal The Ole Miss women’s basketball team is back in action today for the first of two games in the New York City area. Tipoff for Ole Miss (1-3) at Stony Brook (3-1) is 1 p.m. The Rebels are coming off an 84-75 loss at Middle Tennessee and are hoping for […]

OXFORD Barring some wildly unforeseen circumstance, Hugh Freeze’s 2013 signing class begins to evaporate in little more than a month. This is no fault of the NCAA. The group that shelved Laremy Tunsil for seven games for breaking its rules would gladly welcome him, Laquon Treadwell and Robert Nkemdiche back for another season. Those three […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – While Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze talks about the strength of relationships in recruiting, Laquon Treadwell could be his chief spokesman. Treadwell was one of three players rated No. 1 at his position when he signed with Ole Miss in 2013. It’s likely that he, offensive tackle Laremy […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – After losing two of three games in Charleston, S.C., Ole Miss basketball is back on the court today at 4. The Rebels will face a Sun Belt Conference opponent for the second time as Georgia State visits. The game will be televised by The SEC Network. Ole Miss […]