Knowing when to speed it up

From the mother ship, our coverage of Media Monday at Ole Miss ..

Hugh Freeze was hired to run a tempo (fast) offense, but it’s not always an easy decision to jump into the quicker space and speed things up. When its working right it can wear out an opposing defense. When it’s not working right, it can wear out the Rebels’ defense. Freeze and the tempo

Ghosts of Ole Miss airs tonight at 7 on ESPN.

The Rebels’ survived a hard-fought game in Little Rock for their first SEC road win since 2009. Monday, there was evidence of that fight from both Ole Miss and Arkansas. At his Fayetteville presser, Razorbacks coach John L. Smith announced that two key players — tight end Chris Gragg and running back Knile Davis — would both be unavailable for the game against Tulsa this week. Freeze listed cornerback Wesley Pendleton, a key defensive reserve, as very doubtful. He’s more optimistic about cornerback Senquez Golson and defensive end Cameron Whigham. Notebook

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 Kory Keys and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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