Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day After Observations

Notes and thoughts from Ole Miss’ 17-10 overtime loss to Mississippi State … When I moved from the MSU beat to the Ole Miss beat in the spring of 2002, I recall that Ole Miss basketball coach Rod Barnes cringed

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Final: MSU 17, Ole Miss 10, Overtime

You could see this coming, because Ole Miss failed to take advantage of chances to extend the lead. The Rebels only needed to extend it a little bit. They were playing pretty well defensively. A 10-point lead would have done

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Taking a look at Robert Nkemdiche

I have a column in today’s Daily Journal on the parallel paths of Ole Miss defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche and Mississippi State defensive lineman Chris Jones. Hugh Freeze and Dave Wommack have been pleased with the Nkemdiche’s first season. You

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Remembering The Immaculate Deflection

I have a look back at the wind-blown field goal game, now 30 years old, in today’s Daily Journal. The story focuses on Kelly Powell, the Ole Miss quarterback on that day, and on the current Ole Miss kicker, Andrew

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Predictions Anyone?

One of the talking points for Hugh Freeze on the day he was introduced as Ole Miss coach was the Mississippi State series. He talked about he how understood the rivalry and what it means to people of the state.

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Ole Miss 84, No. Carolina A-T 50

Big Picture: The Rebels have beaten teams they are supposed to beat. The schedule amps up later this week when the Rebels take on Georgia Tech Friday at 3:30 in the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn. They will face either

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Tuesday Practice Video

I am getting settled in at Tad Smith after writing football for Thursday’s Game Day edition. We’re about 10 minutes from tip here with the Rebels against North Carolina … A&T that is. Hugh Freeze liked what he saw from

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Wallace: I’m good to go

Bo Wallace didn’t declare himself 100 percent free of flu-like symptoms on Monday, but he believes that will come soon, most likely today. He did declare himself 100 percent ready to face Mississippi State in Starkville. Wallace getting well

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Basketball Rebels in action today at 3

Both Ole Miss basketball teams are back in action today at Tad Smith Coliseum, their third doubleheader this month. The Rebels have the game this time and will tip at 3 p.m., against North Carolina A&T. The Aggies, of the

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Recruiting with the Egg

There are some who believes beating the rival goes a long way in recruiting. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze isn’t one of those. “I think that goes in cycles. It depends on the kid. Some kids have natural tie-ins and

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Wallace talks social media, his MSU recruiting experience

Bo Wallace isn’t from Mississippi – Pulaski, Tenn., is his home – but he doesn’t miss the emotional aspect of playing Mississippi State. “It’s very emotional for me just because I think the things they do on social media and

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Freeze Monday Presser

Some highlights from the presser. It was Freeze only. Players will speak after practice today. – Last time Freeze saw Bo Wallace, Wallace was better but not well Freeze said. We’ll learn more in a while. – Freeze says he’s

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Plenty to play for when rivals meet

Mississippi State is trying to get to a bowl, and Ole Miss is trying to reach eight regular season wins — and not finish on a two-game skid. From the Mother Ship, lots to play for in the Egg Bowl. 

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