Monthly Archives: February 2013

Spring look ahead: Linebackers

Key players return among the linebackers as with most positions. Linebackers by nature are to be around the ball making plays. Many times defensive linemen are tying up blockers just to aid their teammates in that effort. The 4-2-5 allows

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About Last Night

A few notes and thoughts from Ole Miss’ 82-73 win over Texas A&M … For starters, Dr. Naismith never intended for his game to start at 8 p.m. The late start didn’t seem to bother the Rebels, and they’ll have

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Final: Ole Miss 82, Texas A&M 73

Marshall Henderson’s hot hand led the Rebels in the second half. That’s been a familiar story line. The difference this time was Henderson had plenty of help. Murphy Holloway had 16 points, nine rebounds; Reggie Buckner 12 points, seven rebounds,

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Marshall Henderson, Super Sub? Just wait and see

Whether it was coming off the bench and being relaxed, or just the law of averages, Marshall Henderson had a very productive game last Saturday, his best at Ole Miss. Henderson was 5-for-6 from 3-point range in the first half

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More Manziel news

Johnny Football keeps making news this off-season, the latest with a lawsuit against a local entrepreneur who tried to cash in on the nickname by selling t-shirts. The NCAA has ruled that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, the real Johnny

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Spring look ahead: Safeties

This position more than any others was where the youth of the Ole Miss defense showed up. I thought Hugh Freeze and his staff got a lot of production from their first recruting class, the one that was put together

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … An interesting read here from an Atlanta Journal-Constitution blog the response of Georgia fans through email to Hugh Freeze’s request to “bring it on” if you know of recruiting improprieties within his

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Memphis 4, Ole Miss 3

The Rebels still struggle to put big runs on the board, but the story here was defense. It would have been another game in which Ole Miss would have scored just a little bit and won had the Rebels not

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Kennedy hopes freshmen are turning a corner

Ole Miss will take on its in-state rival later this week. Mississippi State’s depth issues have been well-documented. The Rebels have not been without depth issues, and the two freshmen who have gotten the minutes in the absence of Demarco

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Spring look ahead: Corners

Looking ahead to football positions entering spring practice, and what better place to start than with cornerbacks, given Monday’s news of the day. It will be interesting to see where Hugh Freeze turns to fill the position. When he made

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … From the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the local take on Wesley McGriff’s hiring as secondary coach with the Saints. Anything Saints generates news in New Orleans, but McGriff’s hiring wasn’t the biggest news

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McGriff leaves Ole Miss

Cornerbacks coach and co-defensive coordinator Wesley McGriff is leaving to take a job with the Saints, giving Hugh Freeze one more recruiting job this off-season as he will work to lure another quality staff member. McGriff has 22 years coaching

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Staying put at No. 8

The Rebels remained at No. 8 in this week’s release of the Baseball America top 25. LINK

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