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The FCS Game

Big 10 commissioner Jim Delaney last week announced his league will eliminate football games against FCS (the former I-AA) opponents. Is that a good thing? Tony Barnhart writes about it here. Ole Miss opens with an FCS foe, Tennessee-Martin, then

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SEC’s season of change

There’s big change in the SEC at two key positions this season, one on the field and one on coaching staffs. More than half the teams in the conference have quarterback battles going on. More importantly, there are eight new

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The luxury of depth

I remember the first spring for Hugh Freeze and his staff. Defensive coordinator Dave Wommack talked to us about depth or the Rebels’ woeful lack thereof. He said he felt like he had seven or eight SEC players. Not All-SEC

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Safe at home? That’s the way its been most often in the Egg Bowl

It’s never too early to talk about the Egg Bowl is it? From the Mother Ship, a look at Mississippi’s SEC rivalry game and what an advantage it’s been to have that game at home. As is often the case

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … From LSU running back Leonard Fournette, a little smack talk for Florida: Leonard Fournette took to Instagram and took this rivalry to a whole new level. October 17th: Florida at LSU. pic.twitter.com/g6TaDswPIx —

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Football coaches, policies, leadership and state flags

You can spot SEC Media Days topics coming in the distance, and the flag question, for South Carolina and Mississippi schools, was a natural. It’s OK to ask the question. There are few boundaries when coaches step up to the

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Johnson at Media Days

Ole Miss linebacker C.J. Johnson talks depth and talent, championship hopes, his move the linebacker, the state flag and more.

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Freeze’s Media Days reasoning

Hugh Freeze has received some criticism, including from me, for not bring Robert Nkemdiche and/or Laquon Treadwell to Media Days. Not very long from now CJ Johnson, who was here last year, Mike Hilton and Evan Engram will represent Ole

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Video Blog: Freeze talks Tunsil, start of 2015 season

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen HOOVER, Ala. — Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said if the first game of the 2015 season started Thursday, that junior offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil would be in the starting lineup.

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Saban still trying to manage tempo offense

Interesting comments from Nick Saban on tempo offense today. He still complains about it but seems to have embraced it with his offensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin. Saban: “I think it’s important that if we’re going to be a no-huddle team

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Tunsil’s stepfather pleads not guilty via letter to court

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Lindsey Miller, the stepfather of Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, is no longer serving as his own counsel. He has also entered a plea of not guilty for both domestic violence charges he is

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Nobody did SEC Media Days like Tebow

Nobody did SEC Media Days like Tim Tebow. Ole Miss’ three player representatives at SEC Media Days are CJ Johnson, Mike Hilton and Evan Engram, three guys who will make a big impact on the 2015 season. Notably absent are

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On the eve of SEC Media Days, a few notes from the media guide depth chart

There are a fair amount of unsettled jobs on the guide’s preseason depth chart with the word “or” used 14 times including twice at quarterback where it reads, in order, Ryan Buchanan or Chad Kelly or DeVante Kincade. As it reads, everyone

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