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Sanders talks wide receivers

Donte Moncrief, left, and Vince Sanders celebrate a touchdown in the Compass Bowl to close the 2012 season.

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze likes the depth on his football team but has said more than once he’d like to see more of it at wide receiver. It’s understandable to focus on the loss of Donte Moncrief, and many

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It’s all about winning

An interesting off-season discussion about the SEC quarterbacks in Mississippi was fueled by Bo Wallace’s comments at SEC Media Days. Comparing Wallace and Dak Prescott is really like comparing apples and oranges. They have different styles, but they’ll ultimately be

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Jackson talks off-season work

JD visited with Ole Miss strength and conditioning coach Paul Jackson last week to discuss summer workouts. Good stuff here.

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Gross excited about potential for Ole Miss defense

Ole Miss players report Friday. I had a conversation with Issac Gross last week for a feature that will appear tomorrow in the the Daily Journal. Gross, a junior defensive tackle from South Panola, has struggled to gain weigh and

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Wrapping up the Rebels’ appearance at SEC Media Days

Notes and thoughts on Ole Miss’ appearance at SEC Media Days … For starters, there was an awful lot of Bo Wallace in our coverage today, but he had the most compelling story lines. I was fortunate to have John

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C.J. Johnson says Tunsil is making him a better pass rusher

While Ole Miss has more depth on defense the Rebels will be at their best if they don’t have to use it much. Depth is best used to insert fresh legs, but there’s no doubt the Rebels need to keep

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Freeze meets with local media

Here is video from Hugh Freeze’s meeting with local media. He’s scheduled for the main ballroom for 10:30, just a few minutes from now. Usually coaches will meet with local folks in a room away from the ruckus. It’s generally

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SEC Media Days 2

South Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas A&M and Tennessee on tap for today. Here’s more from Day 1, starting with a couple of Vanderbilt videos. Defensive lineman Albert Butler says new coach Derek Mason is talking about winning championships at Vanderbilt:

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Painful remembrance

Vanderbilt safety Andrew Williamson recalls Jeff Scott’s late touchdown run that snatched victory from the Commodores on the opening night of the 2013 season. The Rebels took over with about a minute and half left but Scott’s run came so

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Nkemdiche named to Lombardi list

Ole Miss sophomore Robert Nkemdiche has been named to the Lomboardi Award watch list. Nkemdiche will be beginning his first full season at defensive tackle after moving over from end late last season. The list includes 123 players from 76

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Media Days Notes

Today’s Schedule – Auburn – Florida – Vanderbilt Some historical notes: Two former Ole Miss coaches rank in the top four all-time of Media Days appearances because they represented two schools. Houston Nutt and Tommy Tuberville — with Arkansas and

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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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Video Blog: Freeze talks latest round in Pro-Am

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze was all smiles Wednesday afternoon. He had just spent six hours on the TPC Southwind golf course playing a sport he loves as much as football.

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