Rebels counting on Bridges

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Senquez Golson had 10 interceptions last season and was named All-American. Tony Bridges, quite...

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – College football first-teamers typically get more practice reps than backups, but those guys have nothing on Chief Brown. Brown has been many things in his Ole Miss career, but he’s rarely been a starter. That won’t change this season, the last for the Winona senior, but he doesn’t […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss football players got their first taste of routine on Tuesday, and reviews were mixed. Players had Monday off, the first day of classes. A day later, mixing class with study hall and weights and trying to remain focused for an afternoon practice was an eye-opening experience […]

By Don Hammack The Sun Herald (TNS) Brittney Reese was 22 the last time she was in Beijing. It was 2008, and she was there for her first Olympics. The former Ole Miss All-American is competing there again, starting today. The stage is almost as big, the World Championships, and she remembers that last time. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Six Ole Miss players and four Mississippi State players were recognized today on the preseason All-SEC team announced by the league’s coaches. Alabama and LSU led all schools, each with 10 players selected. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players. MSU quarterback Dak Prescott and defensive end […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Robert Nkemdiche may be the face of the Ole Miss defense, but he’s not the only face. As coaches and players tout their depth, it begins up front. Nkemdiche is a returning All-American and a projected early first-round draft pick next spring. He may not come off the […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The defending national champion Buckeyes received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings released Sunday. TCU is No. 2, followed by Alabama, Baylor and Michigan State. Ole […]

OXFORD A consistent theme from Ole Miss defensive players this month has been that they can be better. Not better in practice day to day, though that’s certainly part of reaching potential. They believe they can be better than last year’s defense. That was the one that led the nation in scoring defense, allowing 16.0 […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Just like the fight song says, improvement in the run game for Ole Miss is all about “Forward Rebels.” As Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze tries to spark his team on the ground he’s looking not for 7-, 8- and 10-yard bursts but for 1- and 2-yard runs. […]

Ole Miss will raise the curtain on its new arena, The Pavilion at Ole Miss, on Jan. 7, a Thursday, against Alabama. Whether the Rebels reach the NCAA tournament for the third time in four years will depend on how well they play on the road at the most critical time of the season. The […]