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After Signing Day: Running backs

Position with the Rebels after signing day … This was an interesting group in 2013 to say the least. There was production from four different players at various times, but no single back leaped up and said “I’m the man.”

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Reviving the run game

From the Mother Ship, a healthy Jeff Scott and focus on the run game during extra bowl practice are factors that could benefit the Rebels against a solid Georgia Tech defense.

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Statistical Comparison

A few items of interest here on Ole Miss football stats through 12 games. Bowl games stats will also count in the final season totals … At the campus preseason presser Jeff Scott said he wanted to rush for 1,000

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The significance of Scott

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says the Rebels have to run the ball against Missouri to be successful. So, the Rebels’ running game has improved, but how much has it improved? It was OK against Texas A&M, better in spurts,

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Scott’s return

While Jeff Scott has been out with what was originally thought to be a thigh bruise, the Ole Miss run game thrived beyond what most teams might minus their leading rusher. Scott’s injury turned out to be a bone spur

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The Power of Confidence

In every sport we hear athletes talk about confidence and the important role it plays in their success. You have to believe to achieve. Well, that was really driven home in listening to I’Tavius Mathers this week. The Rebels’ sophomore

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Day After Observations

Coming to you later this morning after the traffic nightmare that was the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium traffic flow and the 3 a.m. home arrival. It’s quite possible last night’s loss to Texas A&M — the second emotional three-point setback to the

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Surging Scott

Ole Miss running back Jeff Scott is playing the best ball of his career, and those around him say it has less to do with deciding whether to run out of bounds or cut back inside and more to do

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Monday Press Conference

Highlights from the weekly press conference for Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze – Today and tomorrow will be spent with emphasis on “self-scouting.” Freeze said his staff is also scouting an unnamed tempo team to see if there’s anything he

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Scott’s must see TV; Wommack’s Vanderbilt plan

Ole Miss RB Jeff Scott

Sometimes you get players who just try to say the right thing. Sometimes you get players who just answer the questions. The “say the right thing all the time” guys don’t make for good interviews. The guys who answer questions

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Rebels’ offensive consistency

Hugh Freeze was hired at Ole Miss not for his defensive wizardry. It was his offense. There was noticeable improvement at the beginning of the 2012 season largely because of scheme and opposition. Soon personnel played into that improvement also.

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Offensive line, WR, Penalties

A few football thoughts on a Sunday morning … Offensive Line I don’t want to understate the loss of Aaron Morris. It’s a big deal. The most immediate problem, though, is the stress it puts on depth that was gradually

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Scott’s winning TD

From the In Case You Missed It Department, here’s David Kellum’s call of Jeff Scott’s run: David Kellum Here’s the video of Jeff Scott’s touchdown run. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84XzQq8x0dw[/youtube] Looks like Vandy DE Caleb Azubike gave up on the play. It wasn’t

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