MISSISSIPPI REBELS NEWS

Four-star safety CJ Avery announces top 5 schools

One of the top defensive backs from the Class of 2017 is one step closer to finding a home. On Friday, four-star safety CJ Avery announced his final five schools. Avery made his announcement on social media. “Thank you to all schools that recruited me, but these are my five schools that I will decide from,” he wrote. “I now turn all my focus to our Grenada HS football team...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 College Football Countdown: No. 22 Ole Miss Rebels

Ole Miss Rebels 2015 Record: 10-3 overall, 6-2 SEC (beat Oklahoma State 48-20 in Sugar Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Ole Miss take the next step under Hugh Freeze and win the SEC West? Improvement. That’s been the key word every year for Hugh Freeze since he’s been at Ole Miss. 2012: 7-6 overall; 3-5 SEC. 2013 8-5 overall; 3-5 SEC. 2014 9-4 overall; 5-3 SEC. 2015 10-3 overall...
Via The Comeback
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss DE Charles Wiley arrested for domestic violence, per report

Both Wiley and his girlfriend were reportedly arrested on Monday afternoon. Daniel Paulling of The Clarion-Ledger has confirmed a report by Rivals.com's Neal McCready that Ole Miss freshman defensive end Charles Wiley was arrested on Monday afternoon and charged with domestic violence. Ben Garrett of Scout.com adds that Wiley's girlfriend was also arrested. Wiley, a four-star...
Via Red Cup Rebellion
3 days ago

JUCO athlete Jay Johnson commits to Ole Miss

The Bruce, Miss. native and 2015 commit will compete at EMCC this fall then enroll in January. Hugh Freeze and Co. continue to work the crootin trails in order to revamp the Landshark defense. Jay Johnson, who was originally pledged to the Rebels for the class of 2015 before he was forced to go the JUCO route, reaffirmed his commitment to Ole Miss on Sunday, according to Scout's...
Via Red Cup Rebellion
5 days ago

Ole Miss commit Willie Gay is at Mississippi State instead of Oxford this weekend

One report suggests foul play. On Thursday night, Ole Miss commit Willie Gay, a four-star linebacker who recently announced he'll be playing in the Army All-American game, suggested on Twitter that he'd be in Oxford this weekend for the Rebels' high school football camp. Well I'll be heading home tomorrow https://t.co/llEiDqOAuw — King_3 (@WillieYRN) July 22, 2016...
Via Red Cup Rebellion
6 days ago

Tuesday Question: One of development

Of the five Rebels named to the preseason All-SEC list last week, the most surprising inclusion was sophomore Javon Patterson, who was listed as a third-team offensive guard. The former five-star croot struggled a bit to find his footing during a mildly disappointing freshman year, but the media obviously expects him to take a big step forward as a sophomore (as do I). That leads...
Via Red Cup Rebellion
10 days ago

Ole Miss NCAA investigation hot topic at SEC media days

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) Mississippi is coming off an impressive 10-win season, returns arguably the league's best quarterback and recently had three of its top players selected in the first round of the NFL draft. Not many people wanted to talk about that at Southeastern Conference media days. Instead, the majority of questions focused around the school's long-running NCAA investigation...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss' Chad Kelly: 'I'm the best QB in the nation'

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly has always had massive self-confidence, and coming off a career season (4,042 yards passing, 31 touchdowns, 10 rushing touchdowns), he has some numbers to back up the bravado. Clearly, Kelly believes very strongly in himself heading into this season. At Thursday’s SEC Media Day, he declared himself the top quarterback in the country and expressed...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star DT Akial Byers Drops Loaded Top 5 Schools List

Four-star defensive tackle Akial Byers is the No. 2 player in Arkansas and lives in the Razorbacks’ hometown of Fayetteville, but Bret Bielema’s program is not currently on his shortlist. Byers dropped his top five schools on Friday, which does feature three other SEC programs: Alabama, Mississippi State, and Ole Miss. Powerhouses Ohio State and Oklahoma round out the list. ...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss baseball fan’s Katrina taunt backfires as Tulane eliminates Rebels

College sports fans are some of the most creative folks out there when it comes to finding new and unique ways to get at opposing teams and rivals. Sometimes those taunts and chants are hilarious, and sometimes they are downright brutal. The latter was true on Sunday in Oxford, Miss. as the Ole Miss Rebels hosted the Tulane Green Wave in an elimination game in the NCAA regional...
Via The Comeback
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss' Freeze 'owning mistakes,' denies paying players

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is ''owning the mistakes'' made during his tenure, which now includes NCAA violations, but said neither he nor his assistants knowingly did anything wrong. Speaking at the Southeastern Conference's annual meetings Tuesday, Freeze delivered a lengthy, prepared statement and then took several questions about violations involving first...
Via AP on Fox
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Turmoil at Ole Miss as Rebels hit hard with sanctions and allegations

The University of Mississippi and its fans were hoping for a great NFL draft where all of its former players would be taken high and no controversy would emerge. While some players were taken quickly in the draft, the Rebels couldn’t escape the draft without finding themselves in hot water. “The NCAA has alleged, and we agree, that serious violations have occurred,” the school...
Via The Comeback
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

5-Star RB Cam Akers Drops A Loaded Top 10 On Twitter

Cam Akers, a five-star player out of Mississippi, is one of the nation’s top running backs, and he has the offers to show it. Akers just dropped a loaded top 10 schools list on Twitter, featuring six SEC programs, two Big Ten powers, and teams out of the ACC and Pac-12. As of now these are the teams that I will be taking a closer look at over the next few months #Top10pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Neuheisel: Laremy Tunsil situation will go away quietly for Ole Miss

During the 2016 NFL Draft, former Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil had a string of unfortunate social media mishaps before admitting to accepting payments from Ole Miss coaches. Everyone has been anxiously awaiting a response from the NCAA or Rebels, but so far there has been silence other than the report that an “investigation is underway.” But will the situation ever...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Marcus Murphy Announces Commitment To Mississippi State Via Twitter

Four-star running back Marcus Murphy, a 2018 prospect from West Point, Mississippi, announced Tuesday that he’ll be staying in-state to play his college football. Murphy, who has offers from Alabama and Ole Miss, has announced that he’ll be playing at Mississippi State.  Murphy did say, however, that he’d still like other teams to recruit him and show interest. So while he’s...
Via College Spun
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 4-Star LB Willie Gay Releases Top 5 List On Twitter

Willie Gay, a four-star linebacker in the 2017 class, has dropped a top five list on Twitter.  The 6-foot-1, 215-pound prospect out of Mississippi is ranked the No. 10 OLB and No. 129 player overall by 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.  His top five schools: LSU, Michigan, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and South Carolina.  Thank you to all the schools that have recruited me and...
Via College Spun
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Kylin Hill Announces Mississippi State Commitment

Mississippi State landed a huge in-state commitment this afternoon from Columbus (Miss.) four-star running back Kylin Hill. Hill announced the news on Twitter. .. No questions pic.twitter.com/ZoyRS8MVZB — Kylin Hill (@H_Kylin) May 18, 2016 Hill also holds offers from Memphis, Missouri, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Oregon State, Southern Miss, Tennessee and UAB.  He is the No. 14 running...
Via College Spun
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

After Syracuse dismissal, Qaadir Sheppard lands at Ole Miss

The Ole Miss Rebels lost star defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche to the NFL Draft and are looking for his replacement. They may have just received that in the form of former Syracuse defensive end Qaadir Sheppard. Sheppard was dismissed by the Orange after failing two drug tests during the 2015 season and was suspended for the last two games of the season and the first four of 2016...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Laremy Tunsil’s civil suit with his stepfather threatens to drag Ole Miss into further hot water

Laremy Tunsil may be long gone from Ole Miss, but his legacy is still causing problems for the school’s football program. If his turbulent draft day — during which he admitted to receiving impermissible benefits while in school — was not enough, his ongoing lawsuit with his stepfather threatens to drag the Ole Miss program even further into the mire. Head Coach Hugh Freeze...
Via The Comeback
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss receives commitment from 4-star DE Bryan Jones

Hugh Freeze and the Ole Miss Rebels have picked up a major commitment along the defensive front. Four-star defensive end Bryan Jones, the 11th-ranked defensive end in the Class of 2017 from Madison Prep Academy in Baton Rouge, announced his decision to commit to Ole Miss. Jones made the announcement on social media. #2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣1️⃣ #HOTTYTODDY
Via Campus Sports Net
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Lands Commitment From JUCO DE Josiah Coatney

Ole Miss just picked up a commitment from Goodman (Miss.) Holmes Community College defensive end Josiah Coatney, who chose the Rebels over Alabama. Coatney announced his decision during a press conference at Holmes.  Josiah Coatney is an Ole Miss Rebel #OleMissTwitter pic.twitter.com/HEfPHewJQS — Brad Logan (@BradLoganCOTE) May 5, 2016 The 6-foot-5, 285-pound Coatney is originally...
Via College Spun
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss coach was 'shocked' by Tunsil comments at NFL draft

Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze said he was surprised by former Rebels offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's statement he accepted money from a coach while at the school and is trying to stay patient while the university continues its investigation. Freeze said Thursday on an SEC teleconference he is not involved in the ''fact-finding process'' and was ''shocked like everyone else'' when...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Hugh Freeze on Tunsil situation: 'I know nothing'

Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze commented Thursday morning on the Laremy Tunsil NFL Draft night fiasco and what it means for the Rebels.  Tunsil, the No. 13 overall pick by the Miami Dolphins, had a video of him smoking marijuana tweeted out from his account before the draft. Then his Instagram account was hacked, releasing screenshots of conversations between him and an Ole...
Via College Spun
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Hugh Freeze Drills 150 Yard Shot For Eagle, Ole Miss Wins Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Golf Challenge

After an NFL Draft weekend that featured a few rough moments for Ole Miss football, the Rebels needed a win. That’s what they got at the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Golf Challenge, where Hugh Freeze nailed an incredibly impressive 150-yard shot for Eagle, helping he and former Rebels tight end Wesley Walls finish at -11 to take home $100,000 in scholarship money. .@OleMissFB‘s @CoachHughFreeze...
Via College Spun
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Recap: Where Every Ole Miss Player Was Picked

While opening night of the NFL Draft was an interesting one for Ole Miss – for all the wrong reasons – the draft as a whole turned out to be a successful one for the Rebels, who bid farewell to the highest number of draftees since the NFL went to seven-round format in 1994. The Rebels had five payers taken during those seven rounds – Laremy Tunsil, Laquon Treadwell, Robert...
Via College Spun
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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