MISSISSIPPI REBELS NEWS

Mississippi tops Vanderbilt 85-78 behind Moody's 23

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Stefan Moody scored 23 points and ignited a decisive 21-5 run midway through the second half Saturday night as Mississippi defeated Vanderbilt 85-78. Ole Miss (15-8, 5-5 Southeastern Conference) placed four players in double figures, led by Moody, who added four assists. Tomasz Gielo scored 16 points, Rasheed Brooks added 15 and Marcanvis Hymon had 13 points...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Quarterback Leaves Team To Focus On Academics

Ryan Buchanan has not seen too much action at quarterback since joining Ole Miss in 2013. Buchanan was redshirted his freshman year, sat behind Bo Wallace in 2014, and was beaten out of the starting job by Chad Kelly this past season. The upcoming season doesn’t seem any different for Buchanan as Ole Miss will be adding 2015 Elite 11 MVP QB recruit Shea Patterson. With all these...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Signee Fires Shots At Mississippi State, Dan Mullen After Decision

For many schools on National Signing Day, the goal is pretty simple to win their own backyard and their own home state by bringing in as many recruits as they can. For one top receiver, he couldn’t even get recruited by the program in his home town … and that bothers him. A.J. Brown is a four star receiver who signed with the Ole Miss Rebels. Brown went with Hugh Freeze’s team...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Ole Miss’ 2016 Recruiting Class: National Signing Day Recap

Talent is really starting to get stock-piled in Oxford, Miss.  Ole Miss’ football program reeled in another top recruiting class on Wednesday. The Rebels’ 2016 class includes commitments from 24 players, including one who announced his commitment by jumping out of a plane. You can watch that here.  Hugh Freeze’s class, which includes three five-stars and 11 four-stars, is...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou drops 76-73 heartbreaker to Rebels

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Stefan Moody had 23 points and hit two free throws to put Mississippi ahead by a point with 13.4 seconds left in a late-game rally that led to a 76-73 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night. Moody also matched his career best with eight rebounds and had five assists for the Rebels (14-8, 4-5 SEC), who won for just the second time in seven games. Tomasz Gieldo had...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Moody gets 23 in Mississippi's 76-73 win over Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Stefan Moody had 23 points and hit two free throws to put Mississippi ahead by a point with 13.4 seconds left in a late-game rally that led to a 76-73 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night. Moody also matched his career best with eight rebounds and had five assists for the Rebels (14-8, 4-5 SEC), who won for just the second time in seven games. Tomasz Gieldo...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Good day: Ole Miss lands top quarterback, offensive lineman

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi went toe-to-toe with college football's biggest programs for some of the nation's elite prospects on Wednesday. The Rebels won some battles and lost a few others, but still finished with a consensus top 10 class. Among the coveted pickups: Quarterback Shea Patterson, offensive tackle Greg Little, defensive tackle Benito Jones and receiver A.J. Brown...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Hugh Freeze says Ole Miss recruiting has 'changed the narrative'

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze joins Bruce and Stew on National Signing Day to discuss how the Rebels put together another great class -- including stealing a top recruit out of Starkville.Freeze also talks about the freshman quarterback who will push Chad Kelly for the starting job and how Ole Miss has upset some folks by changing its narrative around college football.Click on the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star recruit Jeffrey Simmons commits to Mississippi State

Mississippi State finally got one of the big in-state fish, as five-star defensive lineman Jeffrey Simmons committed to the Bulldogs over Ole Miss and Alabama. Simmons was thought to be leaning toward joining the Rebels recruiting class, which makes the commitment even bigger for MSU. Simmons, a 2016 U.S. Army All-American, is rated as a five-star prospect and the No. 1 prospect...
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5-star DE Jeffery Simmons picks Mississippi State over ‘Bama, Ole Miss

5-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons has shocked the recruiting scene nationwide in committing to Mississippi State over Ole Miss and Alabama. OFFICIAL: Jeffery Simmons has committed to MISSISSIPPI STATE over Ole Miss and Alabama. pic.twitter.com/nakO7DC6a4 — Robby Donoho (@RobbyDonoho) February 3, 2016 Simmons, who will soon graduate from Mississippi’s Noxubee County High...
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5-Star DE Jeffery Simmons Commits To Mississippi State Over Ole Miss, Alabama

Macon (Miss.) Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons pulled a bit of a shocker minutes ago when he announced his commitment to Mississippi State over Ole Miss and Alabama. Ole Miss had been considered the favorite for Simmons with Alabama making a late push as well.  OFFICIAL: Jeffery Simmons has committed to MISSISSIPPI STATE over Ole Miss and Alabama. pic.twitter...
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For Ole Miss, winning and recruiting go hand-in-hand

Mississippi has made a rapid rise into the upper tier of the Southeastern Conference in the standings and on the recruiting trail. The Rebels - led by fifth-year head coach Hugh Freeze - have become a landing destination for some of the most talented players in the country. The program's ascension in the recruiting ranks can be contributed to a little luck and a lot of winning...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maikhail Miller, former Ole Miss quarterback, dies in crash

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) Authorities say 23-year-old Maikhail Miller, a former quarterback at Mississippi, has died in a single-vehicle crash. Coroner James Anderson in Mississippi's Marshall County told local media outlets Maikhail Miller's SUV overturned Saturday evening near Holly Springs, ejecting him. Miller played for Mississippi in 2012-13 and transferred to Murray State...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michaelis scores 20, No. 22 Missouri handles Ole Miss 60-46

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Sierra Michaelis scored 20 points with eight rebounds and five assists and No. 22 Missouri handled Mississippi 60-46 on Sunday. Michaelis went 6 of 9 from the field with four 3-pointers. Jordan Frericks had 17 points with nine boards, Sophie Cunningham had 10 points with 11 rebounds and Cierra Porter grabbed 10 more rebounds as Missouri (18-4, 5-4 SEC) dominated...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Ole Miss QB Maikhail Miller killed in car accident

Former Ole Miss quarterback Maikhail Miller was killed in a car wreck on Saturday, according to WMC Action News 5.  The accident occurred on Highway 78 near Holly Springs, Miss.  Miller was 23. Reminded how short life can be tonight. So sorry to hear of Maikhail Miller's death. Prayers to his family. What are we doing with our dash? — Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) January...
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Mizzou suffers ugly 76-62 loss to similarly lowly Mississippi State

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Quinndary Weatherspoon had 18 points and 14 rebounds as Mississippi State defeated Missouri 76-62 Saturday night.It's the Bulldogs' first road victory since Feb. 14, 2015, when they defeated Missouri 53-43.Malik Newman led all scorers with 19 points, including 11 in the first half. He shot 4 of 7 in the first half, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range.Missouri struggled...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Southern Mississippi hires Jay Hopson as football coach

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Southern Mississippi has hired Alcorn State's Jay Hopson as its next football coach. Southern Miss athletic director Bill McGillis announced the hiring Saturday night on Twitter. Hopson replaces Todd Monken, who left last week after three seasons to become the offensive coordinator for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers. McGillis says Hopson will be introduced...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Ole Miss aware of NCAA Notice of Allegations

A person familiar with the investigation says Mississippi has been notified by the NCAA of rules violations involving the football, women's basketball and track and field programs. The person said Friday that the university has been notified of the NCAA's Notice of Allegations against the sports. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss DT Calls Out NCAA Violations Report, “Funny How They Make Stuff Up Before Big Recruiting Weekend”

Ole Miss defensive lineman Herbert Moore has chimed in on Yahoo! Sports’ report claiming the NCAA is formally charging the Rebels’ football team (and two other school teams) with rules violations.  He’s not too worried about it.  Moore took to Twitter this afternoon to unleash his thoughts on the subject. He didn’t hold back.  It’s funny cause you can see the fear in...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: NCAA Charges Ole Miss With Multiple Rules Violations

Over the past few years, there has been growing chatter from those outside the state of Mississippi about reported rules violations by the athletics program at Ole Miss. It got louder this season when star football lineman Laremy Tunsil missed over half the season after receiving impermissible benefits. Friday, Yahoo! Sports reported that the NCAA handed down their version of an...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NCAA charging Ole Miss football with rules violations

The NCAA is formally charging Ole Miss’ football program with rules violations, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.  Per the report, the Rebels have received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA that alleges “roughly” 30 violations across three sports – football, women’s basketball and track and field.  This is the result of an investigation that predates Hugh...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

A'ja Wilson leads No. 2 South Carolina to 81-62 victory

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) A'ja Wilson scored 17 points, Alaina Coates had another double-double and No. 2 South Carolina used its inside game to move to 20-0 for a second straight season, pounding Mississippi 81-62 on Thursday night. The 6-foot-5 Wilson and 6-4 Coates were mostly unstoppable for the Gamecocks (8-0 Southeastern Conference), who won their seventh in row over Ole Miss...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi snaps 4-game losing streak, tops Auburn 80-63

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Stefan Moody scored 24 points, 22 in the second half, as Mississippi snapped a four-game losing streak Wednesday with an 80-63 win over Auburn. Marcanvis Hymon added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Rebels, rallying from a 30-29 halftime deficit. The Rebels were 28 of 62 (45 percent) from the field, including 19 of 34 (56 percent) in the second half. Moody...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star OL Royce Newman Announces Ole Miss Commitment

Nashville (Ill.) Community four-star offensive tackle Royce Newman announced his commitment to Ole Miss on Twitter moments ago. Newman is the second four-star commitment of the day for the Rebels, who also received one from wide receiver Tre Nixon.  Happy to announce I’ll be committing to Ole Miss! #HottyToddy pic.twitter.com/nHhtXyqFL5 — Royce Newman (@RoyceNewman4488) January...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Notre Dame, Ole Miss Cornerback Tee Shepard Will Finish Career At Miami (OH)

Tee Shepard’s long and winding college football career will end in Oxford, Ohio, and not Mississippi. Shepard, a former four-star cornerback, originally enrolled at Notre Dame, but wound up spending two years at JuCo schools, before ending up at Ole Miss. Shepard was originally going to step away from football due to hearing issues, and finish his degree, but on Sunday, he announced...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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