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OM’s Bjork talks football opener, Vanderbilt

By John Davis Special to the Journal Two years ago, Ross Bjork was named Ole Miss Athletics Director. He entered his job with the Rebels coming off back-to-back losing seasons in football, and facing a fan base for the first

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Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning … OK, I’m caught up on my days now. It’s the Tupelo stop for the Rebel Road Trip today. The event runs from 11:30 to 1 at BancorpSouth Arena.  I’ll have coverage here

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … The NCAA will now allow unlimited meals as part of the full cost of scholarship. The release says prior to Tuesday athletes received three meals a day or a food stipend. I

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … Ole Miss picked up a basketball commitment Monday in South Plains CC’s (think Marshall Henderson juco) Rod Lawrence, an athletic 6-4 wing. I found it interesting that Lawrence expects to start at

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Freeze is confident Luke can get OL where it needs to be

In the process of building depth no position needs it more than the offensive line, and no Ole Miss assistant has his work cut out for him more than Matt Luke. Hugh Freeze also mentions wide receiver as a position

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Roster Shuffling

Derrick Millinghaus was granted his release from the Ole Miss basketball program on Wednesday. He won’t be the only departure. Exactly what the comings and goings will look like won’t be known until we see how many Andy Kennedy signs

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Five Ole Miss players who need a big off-season

QB Bo Wallace: He will meet with specialist Tom House on May 17 for advice on how to strengthen his shoulder. This is the last go-round for Wallace. He’s made big plays and won big games, but he’s had enough

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … Ole Miss snapped a four-game losing streak to Memphis with a 9-1 win last night. Will Allen and Sikes Orvis hit home runs, and the Rebels scored three in the fourth, four

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Better but will it show?

Most coaches try to avoid the “E” word, and Hugh Freeze says there’s only one expectation he has for his players, and that’s to “win the day.” Freeze says he has no doubt that the Ole Miss football program is

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Moving Ahead

Five sub-plots to the off-season for Ole Miss football … Denzel Nkemdiche suspension: It’s been an interesting two years on the field for the older Nkemdiche. His career actually extends back to Houston Nutt, but Nkemdiche was redshirted as a

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … Wrapping up Kentucky’s NCAA championship game loss to UConn with John Clay of the Lexington Herald-Leader … Kids, be sure to get your degree. A new twist in the curious case of

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Five things we learned from Ole Miss spring football

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze

Five Things We learned from Spring Football Race for No. 2 still a race: The battle to see who will emerge as the primary backup for starting quarterback Bo Wallace remains unsettled. I suspected nothing less. Both DeVante Kincade, the

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Monday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Monday morning … Chucky Mullins Courage Award winner Deterrian Shackelford: Your 2014 Chucky Mullins Courage Award winner – Deterrian Shackelford! pic.twitter.com/Ife5Ksrmdh — Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) April 5, 2014 It’s “disrespected” UK and UConn for

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