Steele high on Ole Miss entering 2014 season

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Phil Steele, arguably the nation’s leading college football expert, is high on the Ole Miss Rebels heading into the 2014 football season. Steele has the Rebels ranked No. 16 in his Top 40 countdown and

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2014 football signing class in summer school as a whole

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen With the exception of two players, every member of the 2014 Ole Miss football signing class has gained or met initial eligibility requirements and are currently taking summer classes. Matt Ball, the senior associate athletics

Posted in Football, Recruiting

Scheduling Note

Just a note to say I will be on vacation for the coming week. JD will have updates here and at OxfordCitizen.com. I will be back for SEC Media Days next week. — PA

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Omaha was great, but here’s a way the city can say thank you

I have covered many different events but never the College World Series before this season. I had no doubt I would cover in Omaha eventually. Leading up to this season I’d heard many glowing reports about Omaha and the CWS.

Posted in Baseball

Video Blog: Washington could give Rebs power, speed

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen For the past two seasons, Ole Miss fans have been clamoring for a power running back to help round out Hugh Freeze’s offense. Jordan Wilkins was signed to help provide that extra size on short

Posted in Football, Recruiting

No date set for parking garage

As I visited with Ross Bjork to talk baseball yesterday we also talked parking. There’s no announced date as to when the new parking garage adjacent Vaught-Hemingway Stadium will be open for business. “We don’t have final answers right now,”

Posted in Athletics

Bjork talks Bianco contract

From the Mother Ship, Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork talks about finalizing the details of a contract extension for Mike Bianco. The deal will include a raise for Bianco and his assistants.

Posted in Football

Summers Arrested

The Clarion-Ledger is reporting that Ole Miss basketball player Jarvis Summers was arrested in early June for driving 38 miles per hour faster than the posted speed on a campus street. The report says Summers was driving more than 48

Posted in Basketball

Bjork expects new contract for Bianco to be finalized soon

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork expects a new contract for baseball coach Mike Bianco to be in place soon. Bianco, in his 14th season, led the Rebels to their first College World Series appearance since 1972. Ole Miss finished

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Taking his time

Ole Miss basketball coach Andy Kennedy is more interested in watching his players this summer — as much as the NCAA allows — than filling out his coaching staff. Kennedy will have two new coaches this season. Back in May

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Basketball Update

Because there’s no better time than Fourth of July week to talk SEC basketball that’s what we did today on the league’s annual summer hoops teleconference. I didn’t listen to the whole thing, but did hear Andy Kennedy say he’s

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Report: Comcast, SEC Network near agreement

This is big news in a lot of Mississippi communities including Tupelo. The Comcast exec quoted in this Fox Sports report seems to be pretty optimistic. LINK

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The Real Countdown to Football

I was in Omaha when I saw the countdown to football on Twitter. I think the number was 69. I understand there’s excitement in counting down to the day of the first game, but the real start of football is

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