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The quarterback position: Moving on without Kincade, Buchanan

Not too long ago quarterback seemed like a crowded position for Ole Miss. As is often the case, things have a way of sorting themselves out, and that’s what’s happened here. Last fall with Shea Patterson already committed there was

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Signing Day

Update 12:45 p.m. Yancy Porter is reporting that David Luafatasaga has flipped from Ole Miss to Utah. Luafatasaga wasn’t getting a lot of notoriety, but that’s a big loss for Ole Miss, because linebacker is a big position of need. The good news

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Signing Day Preview: Defense

Defense Defensive Line D.J. Jones and Breeland Speaks showed Ole Miss fans in the Sugar Bowl that life without Robert Nkemdiche can be quite manageable. While Nkemdiche has been the face of the defensive front the last couple of years

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Signing Day Preview: Offense

Offense Offensive Line There are six commits here with a very clear two-pronged strategy. Find Laremy Tunsil’s replacement and also build for the future. Only five-star offensive tackle Greg Little of Allen, Texas is expected to make an immediate impact.

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DeFoor says OL commits have a nasty streak

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – If you like your offensive linemen with a bit of a nasty streak you’re going to love the six commitments in the Class of 2016, Jack DeFoor says. DeFoor, a three-star offensive tackle

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Street bonds with Pennamon, hopeful state pride attracts two more

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss commit Jarrion Street left his official visit today firmly committed to the Rebels and confident that D’Vaughn Pennamon will sign as well. Street is a three-star running back from Trussville, Ala.

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Jones enjoyed OV, wants to bring others on board too

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Jaylon Jones has long been committed to Ole Miss. Leaving town today after the last official visit weekend before Signing Day he said he wants to make the top uncommitted recruits make the

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The NCAA’s Notice of Allegations

Notes and thoughts on the NCAA’s letter to Ole Miss … The long-awaited notice of allegations for Ole Miss football has arrived. Yahoo’s Friday afternoon report brought everything to the forefront. I had heard a week ago rumblings that the school

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Staff stability a trademark of Freeze’s first four seasons

When Ole Miss historians stroll down memory lane invariably the absence of great turnover on John Vaught’s staff is a topic. After four complete seasons Hugh Freeze has had very little turnover on his staff. Wesley McGriff left to take

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Cleaning out the Sugar Bowl notebook

Cleaning out the notebook from Sugar Bowl week … Takes one to know one: Oklahoma State defensive end Emmaneul Ogbah, himself a project mid-first round pick as an underclassman, had high praise for the Ole Miss offense. “They have first-rounders

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The parallel paths of Nkemdiche and Jones

Mississippi State defensive end and Houston native Chris Jones declared for the draft yesterday, something Robert Nkemdiche did earlier than most folks because he was unavailable for the Ole Miss bowl game. I’ve always been intrigued by the parallel paths

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Ole Miss places four on ESPN’s writer’s All-SEC Bowl team

Neither Chad Kelly nor Laremy Tunsil made first-team All-SEC though you could have made a strong case for each. Kelly had stiff competition at quarterback in Dak Prescott and Brandon Allen. Neither will be back next year and Kelly will

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Detillier high on Ole Miss juniors

New Orleans-based draft analyst Mike Detillier came out with his top 45 NFL prospects yesterday. That’s a figure that carries into the middle of the second round. Detillier had the three Ole Miss underlcassmen going off the board in the

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