Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/18/14
After back-to-back winning seasons, including victories in two bowl games, the Ole Miss Rebels football program appears to be on the upswing as head coach Hugh Freeze enters his third season at the stern wheel.With back-to-back stellar recruiting classes, including a Top Five finish in 2013 to go along with the winning seasons and bowl victories, fans in Rebel nation are seeking higher expectations--I.E. winning the SEC Western Division outright. Ole Miss and LSU tied for it in 2003 with LSU, who went on to win the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) national title.With these serving as a backdrop, here are five questions for Ole Miss football as the 2014 season draws near.Question 1: How will the team respond to the off-the field distractions which resulted in the suspension of Denzel Nkemdiche?Nkemdiche, a junior linebacker, along with Channing Ward and others were involved in various off-the-field incidents, resulting in Nkemdiche being suspended from spring practice and from the seas...
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