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Bianco vs. the Bulldogs

Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco has always spoken about the series against Mississippi State in guarded tones. He doesn’t want to say anything to fuel the rivalry off the field. Since Bianco’s arrival at Ole Miss the Rebels have had

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Final: Ole Miss 6, MSU 1

You looked up in this game and saw Chris Ellis not working ahead in the count and giving up hits here and there — not rockets — but got the feeling he was on borrowed time. But Ellis kept making

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Bulldogs, Rebels, matchups and emotions

Greetings from the 20th floor in Atlanta. It’s a long time from now until tip, but eventually we’ll get there, and Ole Miss will take on rival Mississippi State on a neutral floor, their third meeting this season. MSU, like

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It’s MSU and Ole Miss in the SEC tournament

It’s a date! Mississippi rivals Ole Miss and Mississippi State will play for the third time this season in Thursday’s late game at the SEC tournament. The matchup became official minutes ago when the Bulldogs snapped a 13-game losing streak

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Day After Observations

Notes and thoughts from an 82-63 win over Mississippi State … The Rebels really looked focused and alert from the get-go, jumping on State with a fast start and never trailing in the game. MSU recovered from the early —

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Final: MSU 17, Ole Miss 10, Overtime

You could see this coming, because Ole Miss failed to take advantage of chances to extend the lead. The Rebels only needed to extend it a little bit. They were playing pretty well defensively. A 10-point lead would have done

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Remembering The Immaculate Deflection

I have a look back at the wind-blown field goal game, now 30 years old, in today’s Daily Journal. The story focuses on Kelly Powell, the Ole Miss quarterback on that day, and on the current Ole Miss kicker, Andrew

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Recapping Day 2

From the Mother Ship, our Wednesday SEC Media Days coverage. Opposing forces were at work for Ole Miss. While Hugh Freeze tried to manage expectations at Media Days, senior linebacker Mike Marry compared freshman Robert Nkemdiche to one of the

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Day After Observations

Notes and thoughts from the Rebels 41-24 win over rival Mississippi State … More scenes from the field after the game Ole Miss DC Dave Wommack Ole Miss WR Donte Moncrief You hear a lot of talk in rivalry games,

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Heard talks WRs, Egg Bowl

Ole Miss wide receivers coach Grant Heard, like offensive line coach Matt Luke, also participated in this series as a player. Q:  On the WRs going against their secondary “I think it’s going to be a good matchup just like

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Game Day: Egg Bowl Keys To Victory

Play hard, coach harder Ole Miss is a banged-up team right now, most notably in the secondary but also with quarterback Bo Wallace. Last week Rebels coach Hugh Freeze credited different blocking schemes with helping revive the run game at

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Game Day: Egg Bowl AT A Glance

No. 24 MSU at Ole Miss Where: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford Kickoff: 6 p.m. Television: ESPNU Radio: Ole Miss Network; Sirius 94, XM 198 Records: Ole Miss 5-6, 2-5 SEC, MSU 8-3, 4-3 SEC Series: Ole Miss leads 60-42-6 Coaches: MSU

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Daily Journal Egg Bowl Roundtable

Good stuff here from Rebel Sports Radio. This morning’s “Ole Miss Beat” featured a roundtable discussion on the Egg Bowl from MSU beat writer Brad Locke, sports editor John Pitts and myself. Also, former Ole Miss QB Romaro Miller is

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