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Ole Miss players offer little insight on quarterbacks before season opener

Offensive coordinator Dan Werner last night repeated what Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said regarding starting quarterback – at least for this week – Chad Kelly. Freeze told us Monday that Kelly charted very well. Every throw is recorded, and

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Nkemdiche wants to make sure he seizes the day

Robert Nkemdiche needs to come to interviews more. I’m sure Ole Miss coaches would disagree with that, but when he’s there, he’s good. He shows his personality and doesn’t say anything explosive or damaging. He understands the NFL future before

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Grass, video boards, offensive linemen, starting quarterback, sort of, and more

It’s all here in our Mother Ship coverage of Media Monday at Ole Miss. Bjork talks VHS grass, facilities and more Kelly is starting QB unless Freeze changes his mind Freeze says he’ll play 10 O linemen and will play

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Shepard ready to get on the field after long road to Ole Miss

Good stuff here from Tee Shepard. He’s a genuinely pleasant fellow in interviews. It’s easy to like this guy and hope he does well. There have been high expectations for Shepard, a former Notre Dame signee, since he signed with

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Treadwell eager to get back in the game

Laquon Treadwell talked about his eagerness to get back on the field today. It’s been a long road back. He talks about his rehab, about contact in practice, quarterbacks and other topics right here.

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Counting on Bridges

Tony Bridges understands what’s expected of him as a first-year starter in the SEC. He’s not backing down from the challenge and says he believes the entire secondary can be “better than ever” as long as everyone communicates and plays

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Freeze eager to see Johnson in game action at middle linebacker

One of the few unknowns about the Ole Miss defense this year is middle linebacker. Rebels coach Hugh Freeze and defensive coordinator Dave Wommack moved senior C.J. Johnson there in the spring in their quest to replace D.T. Shackelford. Junior

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Freshman walk-on has been the surprise of Ole Miss camp

There are a lot of Ole Miss signees with a lot of recruiting stars, but the surprise of camp has been a walk-on. Rebels coach Hugh Freeze had good things to say about true freshman tight end Dawson Knox after

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Roles unclear right now for talented freshmen receivers

In many years freshman recruits rated as highly as wide receivers DaMarkus Lodge and Van Jefferson would be needed to play big roles early for Ole Miss. It’s not that way this season, and it’s unclear what roles that talented

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Strong camp for Bridges

Ole Miss has depth and experience at most positions on defense. The glaring exception is cornerback where there will be two new starters. One will most likely be Tee Shepard. The other will definitely be Tony Bridges. If that’s the

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Freeze after Tuesday practice

Hugh Freeze stopped short of calling today’s practice sluggish but said he’d like to see a different level of attitude and demeanor the next time the Rebels work out on a school day. This kind of review is not uncommon

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Depth Chart

With just a few days before game week, one man’s depth chart guesses for Ole Miss. It’s etched in sand as they like to say. Absolute guesses here based on what we’ve heard. There will be a few viewing periods

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WR coach Grant Heard likes what he’s seen from Treadwell in camp

Soon after the Rebels began full-contact work we visited with cornerbacks coach Jason Jones. I asked him how Laquon Treadwell was handling contact, and he had this to say: “We’ve had some collisions. He’s been on the ground, and he’ll

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