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I haven’t paid much attention to New Mexico State because it appears even New Mexico State hasn’t paid much attention in a long time. This is the place to insert the line about respect for all opponents at all times.

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Shepard announces his departure from Ole Miss football

Cornerback Tee Shepard is leaving the Ole Miss football team. Shepard announced his decision in a statement through the school’s media relations staff this afternoon. Shepard has a hearing disability, and that has contributed to a lack of playing time

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Wommack: Defense will show big improvement if it cleans up some spots

There was a lot of talk in the preseason about this Ole Miss defense being better than last year’s, which led the nation in scoring defense at 16.0 points per game allowed. The unit hasn’t been better, and hasn’t been

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Kennedy thinks his class of newcomers can make a quick impact

Talked a little basketball with Andy Kennedy earlier this week. He likes what he’s seeing in the early days of practice. Square Jam is Friday night, and folks in Oxford can get a first glimpse of this year’s team. Ole

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Ole Miss confirms C.J. Johnson surgery

Ole Miss linebacker C.J. Johnson had surgery earlier today on a torn meniscus. He is expected to miss four to six weeks, the same time frame given for junior Huskie Tony Conner who had surgery for the same injury following

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Thoughts on accountability and what Freeze had to say

Some Twitter folks expressed concern yesterday with Hugh Freeze talking about players and not accepting responsibility for his role in the loss at Florida. I have always been and remain in favor of shared responsibility between players and coaches. Ultimately,

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Media Monday Wrap

From the Mother Ship, our Media Monday coverage. Ole Miss players had some interesting comments in the aftermath of a 38-10 loss at Florida. Trae Elston suggested the team was loving its media coverage too much. Not all players agreed,

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The Aggies are coming

The New Mexico State ones. Here’s a quick look at the Rebels’ non-SEC foe for the week. The Sun Belt Conference Aggies are 0-4 with losses to Florida, Georgia State, Texas-El Paso and in-state rival New Mexico. They’ve given up

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Game Day: Ole Miss at Florida

Since last we spoke there’s been no change in the status of Will Grier, the Gators’ redshirt freshman QB, who coach Jim McElwain says may not play because of the flu. More here. There were many unnamed Florida players who

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Beat Writer Q-and-A

Boarding soon for Atlanta then on to Gainesville. Special thanks to Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel for this beat writer Q-and-A: Q: How much was Hugh Freeze’s name tossed about in the coaching search that led to McElwain? A:

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Predictions Anyone?

There was a time in the summer when optimism ran high in a lot of places, and everyone was pushing this team or that to be the next big thing. Remember Auburn’s July swagger? The Tigers aren’t the only team

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Do the Rebels respect the Gators?

Florida wide receiver Brandon Powell says he sees a lot about the Ole Miss defense on film. Hears a lot too. “They like to talk a lot. I see it on film. But every team we play they like to

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Treadwell, Hargreaves an intriguing matchup for Ole Miss, Florida

Lots of talk this week about the Laquon Treadwell-Vernon Hargreaves matchup. Ole Miss’ top wide receiver and Florida’s top cornerback are both juniors and are both projected first-round picks in next spring’s draft. Hargreaves is listed at 5-11, so he’ll

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