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Focus on third downs

More success on third down was a talking point for Bo Wallace at Monday’s press conference. Wallace talked about the focus he and offensive coordinator Dan Werner place on that particular down and on making sure Wallace is comfortable with

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Day After Observations

It took so long to play the last 10 minutes of that game I kept wondering what else could happen to slow it down. I decided the only thing missing was the streaker that ran onto the field in Fayetteville

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Nkemdiche going through drills

Here’s a video that didn’t get posted during the week, Robert Nkemdiche and the rest of the defensive line going through warm-up drills. Nkemdiche will start at defensive tackle. He looks pretty lean for a tackle. He’s listed at 294

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Coming of Age

Ole Miss’ game-winning drive against Arkansas in Little Rock last season was a coming of age for Bo Wallace. Rebels offensive lineman Emmanuel McCray and Wallace talk about that in today’s column. Wallace in Little Rock

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Arkansas OC assesses his QB

Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen suffered a lower leg injury when apparently stepped on by an Auburn player in the Razorbacks’ 35-17 loss last week. The player’s cleat tore through the flesh of Allen’s leg. According to guys at the game,

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Coordinators talk Arkansas

Hugh Freeze has commented on the two Arkansas freshmen along the offensive line, and Ole Miss co-offensive coordinator and OL coach Matt Luke talks about his freshmen here, including the future of Austin Golson, which will likely include an experiment

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Bielema, Freeze highlights from SEC conference call

Highlights from Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze from the SEC teleconference: Bret Bielema (On turnover margin. Hogs are minus-12 in SEC games) “Saturday, a case in point, one was with a quarterback exchange. Then a

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Monday Press Conference Notebook

Late Sunday evening Hugh Freeze reached out to MSU quarterback Dak Prescott on the loss of his mother: @15_DakP very sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers from our Rebel family are with you. — Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) November 4,

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The Hogs and the week ahead

The Rebels will return to practice today with a little more physicality and a lot more focus on this week’s opponent than would normally be in a Sunday workout. We will hear a little more on the status of freshman

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Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning. … Alabama coach Nick Saban got a commitment from West Monroe offensive tackle Cameron Robinson, the nation’s No. 1 player according to 247Sports.com. It was mentioned as Saban going into Louisiana and nabbing one from

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning. … Bleacher Report asks what Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron must do to become a legitimate Heisman Trophy contender. One thing that might help McCarron is stellar offensive line play, and the Crimson Tide

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … From Athens, Georgia-Clemson is a big matchup to begin with, and ESPN’s Game Day program will make it a little bigger. The Bulldogs and Tigers kick off at 7 p.m. central on

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Malzahn, Bielema spar over tempo

The tempo offense question has been a hot topic for two days, and I suspect that won’t change today. Alabama coach Nick Saban is in the rotation, and Saban kind of got this discussion started some time ago. He opposes

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