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Engram’s transition

It’s funny to watch Evan Engram’s response to the first question in the video. Watch the smile spread across his face. It was clear that Ole Miss needed help at tight end last season, but Engram, a three-star recruit from

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Jones embracing move to corner

Different coaches approach position changes in different ways. It’s a delicate topic for some players, sure, but coaches have a way of nuancing things to get guys in the certain spots they feel the players best help the team. Sometimes

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Freshmen Speak

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze lifted his ban on freshmen speaking today and Laremy Tunsil was among the first three rising sophomores to participate in media interviews. Here’s what he, Derrick Jones and Ryan Buchanan had to say. Tunsil Buchanan

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Rebels and the pass rush

It was last August, when there was a big question concern CJ Johnson’s ability to come back from a spring-time broken leg, that Ole Miss defensive coordinator Dave Wommack called Johnson his best player. Later in the season Hugh Freeze

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Bjork expresses concern for football off-season, confidence in future

When Ole Miss football brothers Denzel and Robert Nkemdiche were named in a $2 million civil lawsuit in February, athletics director Ross Bjork and Rebels coach Hugh Freeze were quick to support them. The suit was filed on Feb. 14

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Freeze talks practice, Nkemdiche suspension

After the first day back on the practice field since spring break, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze addressed the beach video, a cursing tirade at what is believed to be fans from an opposing team, from linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche. Here’s

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Kiper’s take on Moncrief

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper conducted a media conference call this morning. On the whole it was good news for Donte Moncrief who went into the combine projected as a third- or fourth-round pick. Here’s what Kiper had to say

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Friday Practice Notes

Practice began at 5:45, and I made it there for about 6:15. A few thoughts and observations … Hugh Freeze closed practice around before 8 telling his players to make wise decisions over spring break. “If you get in a

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Committee withdraws rule change proposal

Update 2:04 p.m. The NCAA’s football rules committee has withdrawn its proposal of a rules change that would limit tempo offenses. This from USA Today. The proposal will not be forward to the oversight panel which was scheduled to consider

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What to watch with Spring Football

Five things to watch as Ole Miss begins spring football Suspended players There are different levels of suspension. Denzel Nkemdiche and Serderius Bryant were arrested for disorderly conduct, Bryant for public drunk. Both also had charges of disturbing the peace.

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Moncrief’s prospects

I haven’t seen any updated draft projections for Donte Moncrief. Post ‘em if you got ‘em. He went into the combine as a projected third- or fourth-round pick. There has been some speculation. This fellow covering the Chiefs wonders about

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Shay Hodge likes what he sees in Ole Miss receivers

Shay Hodge left Ole Miss second in career receptions and touchdowns and first in yards. As he remains tuned in to what Ole Miss receivers are doing, he’s impressed with what he sees. “I think we are very loaded. Coach

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After Signing Day: Quarterbacks

Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace.

Position-by-position with Ole Miss after Signing Day … An offensive coordinator once told me that quarterback is such an important position you want to sign at least one in each class. The Rebels signed one in name, Kendrick Doss, with

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