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Five Story Lines for Spring

Laquon Treadwell

Five story lines as Ole Miss begins spring football practice tomorrow … 1. Chad Kelly: If the troubled quarterback settles down and wins the job he could be the missing piece for an offense with talented receivers and promising running

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Spring Position Battles: Cornerbacks

Ole Miss must replace a major contributor in Senquez Golson but could be poised to do so with near-equal production. I say near because it’s a stretch to predict 10 interceptions for one player. Golson got on a roll last

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Spring Position Battles: Offensive Line

If there’s one position on either side of the ball that Ole Miss needs to improve it’s the offensive line. The Rebels were 10th in the SEC last year (73rd nationally) in rushing yards, 12th in sacks allowed (85th nationally).

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Spring Position Battles: Quarterbacks

A look at position battles as the Rebels get under way next week … The question: Is this really a battle? I say yes. I’ll call Chad Kelly the heavy favorite here. I think he wins the job. I also

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Armani Linton getting good response in encouraging others to consider Ole Miss

I visited with Ole Miss signee Armani Linton Monday for a feature coming up for the print edition. A four-star prospect from a small school at Walnut High, Linton is rated among the top 15 safeties in the country and

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Golson, Prewitt and the Combine

Here are the results for Senquez Golson and Cody Prewitt as defensive backs worked out today at the NFL Combine. Pro Day at Ole Miss is coming up March 5. These guys can work out again there and try to improve

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Fat Tuesday for Rebels

From the Mother Ship, John Davis’ take on Shea Patterson’s commitment to Ole Miss.

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Class of 2015: Defensive Backs

Last in a series … Collectively, the six defensive backs signed might be the most exciting position grouping among the class. It’s a mix of old and new, guys with stars and ratings, guys with potential. I’m including Jalen Julius

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Class of 2015: Linebackers

Sixth in a series … The Rebels picked up two inside linebackers at a position of need when they landed juco transfer Terry Caldwell and South Florida prospect Shawn Curtis. There just aren’t that many scholarship linebackers on the roster,

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Class of 2015: Defensive Line

Fifth in a series … Ole Miss signed five defensive linemen, four of them guys who may need a redshirt year. Junior college transfer D.J. Jones is the outlier, and he comes in at the position of need. A defense

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Class of 2015: Wide Receivers

Fourth in a series … It’s way too early to call Ole Miss Wide Receiver U on the strength of signing day excitement. For every heralded group of signees there are some who don’t meet the expectations of themselves and

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The Class of 2015: Quarterback

Third in a series … Hugh Freeze picked up what many call the No. 1 junior college quarterback in the country in Chad Kelly but picked up Kelly’s baggage too. Freeze spoke about the Kelly decision on signing day. The

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The Class of 2015: Running Back

Taking a look at the Rebels’ running back line signee … Most of these updates will be plural in that first line, but there’s only one running back. I profiled Eric Swinney in today’s print edition. On a day when

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