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Luke getting good news from center in OL competition

In settling on five starters and a playing rotation at offensive line it would be absolutely huge if either Ben Still, a 6-3, 292 junior, or Robert Conyers, a 6-5, 295 third-year sophomore, emerged as the starter. At the beginning

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Building Depth

In December of 2011 Hugh Freeze inherited an Ole Miss team short on depth. Building depth has been a story line around this program ever since. And it’s getting better. The Rebels are winding down spring drills, which will conclude

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Hampton happy to get a head start on Ole Miss career

The tuxes and limos that go with a senior prom, the pomp and circumstance of high school graduation are things C.J. Hampton will never experience. And that’s something he doesn’t regret. Hampton punted the spring of his senior year at

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Focusing on turnovers

Turnovers will no doubt be a topic for Ole Miss football players in meetings today before they get back on the practice field this afternoon. Hugh Freeze didn’t spend a lot of time on the topic in interviews after the

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Saturday Football Scrimmage

I am in Tuscaloosa awaiting the start of Game 2 in the baseball series with Alabama. David Collier of The Daily Mississippian helped us out with the football scrimmage .. Defensive coordinator Dave Wommack expressed optimism last week in his

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Nkemdiche looks back, looks ahead

Robert Nkemdiche thought he could have played better as a freshman, but he’s excited about where he is for his sophomore season. As the nation’s No. 1 high school recruit Nkemdiche said he felt the bulls-eye on his back right

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Robert Nkemdiche looks back, looks ahead

Robert Nkemdiche thought he could have played better as a freshman, but he’s excited about where he is for his sophomore season. As the nation’s No. 1 high school recruit Nkemdiche said he felt the bulls-eye on his back right

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Freeze still unclear on where Liggins fits, weight will factor in

There has been a lot of excitement for the signing of former Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins. Where Liggins’ college career goes from here may depend on his weight loss. Liggins is currently listed at 6-foot-3, 296. He’s shown some nimble

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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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Rebels freshman Bell making most of opportunity

Opportunity didn’t come for Brantley Bell as quickly this season as it did for some other members of Ole Miss’ class of baseball newcomers. When it did come Bell took full advantage. He now leads the team in hitting at

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