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Wrapping up the Rebels’ appearance at SEC Media Days

Notes and thoughts on Ole Miss’ appearance at SEC Media Days … For starters, there was an awful lot of Bo Wallace in our coverage today, but he had the most compelling story lines. I was fortunate to have John

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C.J. Johnson says Tunsil is making him a better pass rusher

While Ole Miss has more depth on defense the Rebels will be at their best if they don’t have to use it much. Depth is best used to insert fresh legs, but there’s no doubt the Rebels need to keep

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Freeze meets with local media

Here is video from Hugh Freeze’s meeting with local media. He’s scheduled for the main ballroom for 10:30, just a few minutes from now. Usually coaches will meet with local folks in a room away from the ruckus. It’s generally

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Darnell, Smith and different dinner reservations

Great Media Days story here from John Darnell. The former Ole Miss quarterback represented the Rebels here in 1989 along with Shawn Cobb. Emmitt Smith was part of the Florida contingent that season. Smith would go on to join the

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SEC Media Days 2

South Carolina, Mississippi State, Texas A&M and Tennessee on tap for today. Here’s more from Day 1, starting with a couple of Vanderbilt videos. Defensive lineman Albert Butler says new coach Derek Mason is talking about winning championships at Vanderbilt:

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Painful remembrance

Vanderbilt safety Andrew Williamson recalls Jeff Scott’s late touchdown run that snatched victory from the Commodores on the opening night of the 2013 season. The Rebels took over with about a minute and half left but Scott’s run came so

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Nkemdiche named to Lombardi list

Ole Miss sophomore Robert Nkemdiche has been named to the Lomboardi Award watch list. Nkemdiche will be beginning his first full season at defensive tackle after moving over from end late last season. The list includes 123 players from 76

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Media Days Notes

Today’s Schedule – Auburn – Florida – Vanderbilt Some historical notes: Two former Ole Miss coaches rank in the top four all-time of Media Days appearances because they represented two schools. Houston Nutt and Tommy Tuberville — with Arkansas and

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Bjork expects new contract for Bianco to be finalized soon

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork expects a new contract for baseball coach Mike Bianco to be in place soon. Bianco, in his 14th season, led the Rebels to their first College World Series appearance since 1972. Ole Miss finished

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Taking his time

Ole Miss basketball coach Andy Kennedy is more interested in watching his players this summer — as much as the NCAA allows — than filling out his coaching staff. Kennedy will have two new coaches this season. Back in May

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The Real Countdown to Football

I was in Omaha when I saw the countdown to football on Twitter. I think the number was 69. I understand there’s excitement in counting down to the day of the first game, but the real start of football is

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Looking back at Lafayette Super Regional

A few thoughts on the travel “off day” … One, the Rebels have reached the CWS with quite a difficult path. Washington was a really good No. 2 seed, worthy of hosting. That being said, I liked the matchup of

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Getting it done

While the “MO” for Ole Miss much of this season has been the Rebels’ offense, it was pitching that carried the day in the Oxford Regional. That was after the Rebels knocked the ball around in a 12-2 win over

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