Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home

Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee while the sport's governing body's demands for discrimination-free environments at the places where its events are held won't take effect until the fall. Though there are many potential unknowns before the measure takes effect, 27 NCAA championships are...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss to investigate Tunsil's comments on receiving cash

Mississippi says it will investigate former offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's comments that he accepted money from a member of the football staff while playing at the school. The university said in a statement Friday it is ''aware of the reports from the NFL Draft regarding Laremy Tunsil and potential NCAA violations during his time at Ole Miss'' and ''will aggressively investigate...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Laremy Tunsil admits taking money from Ole Miss staffers

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft did not go very well for Ole Miss. Former OT Laremy Tunsil was taken 13th overall after his draft stock fell due to a controversial Twitter video. Oh, and now Tunsil has admitted that there was money exchanged between himself and the Ole Miss coaching staff. Really. Minutes after Tunsil was drafted, someone hacked his Instagram account and...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace “Can’t Understand” How Someone Could Hack Laremy Tunsil’s Account

Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil’s NFL Draft stock is tanking tonight after his Twitter account, hours before the event, posted a 30-second video of the Rebel star wearing a gas mask, hitting a bong. It’s pretty obvious that despite the video coming from his account, it was not posted by the player himself. Former Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace doesn’t get it. He doesn’t understand...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Laquon Treadwell to have No. 6 high school jersey retired

Laquon Treadwell blossomed into one of the top wide receivers in the nation as a member of the Ole Miss Rebels, but it was his time at Crete-Monee High School (Ill.). that really paved the way for his future success. And as Treadwell prepares to hear his name called later this week in the 2016 NFL Draft, his high school is honoring him for the impressive start to his journey. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss will delay Notice of Allegations response for 30 days

Recently, the University of Mississippi was involved in an alarming total of 28 alleged violations of NCAA rules.  Ole Miss was supposed to release its response to these allegations by Friday, but will not be doing so because they were given an extension of 30 days by the NCAA. The school released a statement on Friday afternoon. “One of the other parties to the NCAA Notice...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi's NCAA case receives 30-day extension

Mississippi has put its response to alleged NCAA rules violations on hold after a third-party was granted a 30-day extension in the case. Ole Miss said in a statement on Thursday that one of the ''other parties'' involved in the case, which involves the football, women's basketball and track and field programs, requested the extension. Ole Miss received the NCAA's Notice of Allegations...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ole Miss receives Sugar Bowl rings

The Ole Miss Rebels finished off their 2015 season with a bang. Hugh Freeze’s football team finished off the Oklahoma State Cowboys in a 48-20 win in the Sugar Bowl. Now, the Rebels have finally received their Sugar Bowl champions rings. Ole Miss’ Christian Robinson and Matt Luke took to twitter to show off their new prized possessions (and of course they had to “Hotty Toddy”...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss grad and businessman inadvertently admits NCAA violations

In trying to make the case that he did not violate any local laws, a Mississippi businessman by the name of Scott Walker may have inadvertently committed some major NCAA violations. According to a report, Walker said that the people who stayed at his guest house this weekend were not short-term renters because they were college football athletes who “were definitely not paying...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Kelly out for spring due to hernia surgery

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly will be out for the rest of the spring after undergoing surgery to correct a sports hernia last week, per what coach Hugh Freeze told Neal McCready of Rivals. Freeze said that Kelly was expected to be out for three weeks. Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly had sports hernia surgery. He's expected to be out three weeks, per Hugh Freeze. — Neal McCready (@NealMcCready...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi high school coach calls out Ole Miss

People have found dispute with Ole Miss for a number of reasons but one Mississippi high school coach has particular beef with the college football program. St. Stanislaus football coach Bill Conides wasn’t shy about sharing his frustrations with the Mississippi football recruiting process. He was particularly disgruntled when none of his high school seniors were signed with the...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss football player Speaks arrested, charged with DUI

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi defensive lineman Breeland Speaks was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence. Lafayette County Sheriff's Department records show Speaks was arrested just after midnight and released at about 7 a.m. The 6-foot-3, 313-pound sophomore played in all 13 games last season, starting two, and made 31 tackles. He's expected...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nkemdiche 'unimpressive' during interviews with teams

Ole Miss defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche is one of the most physically gifted players in the 2016 NFL Draft class, but character issues have caused his stock to plummet. Is he doing himself any favors at the NFL Scouting Combine? Yes and no. Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reports that Nkemdiche was “unimpressive” during interviews with NFL teams during the week. “He had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Nkemdiche: I was drunk, not on drugs during hotel incident

Robert Nkemdiche admits he was under the influence of alcohol but says he was not using drugs before he injured himself in a fall at a hotel in December. On Friday, Nkemdiche told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine that he is embarrassed by the incident. #OleMiss DL Robert Nkemdiche on his off field issue: "I told the truth. It was a rash decision me, embarrassing for me ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Hugh Freeze lists amazing promises to Ole Miss players

Hugh Freeze shared four incredible promises he makes to his players a couple of days ago. These aren’t just your average “we’re going to improve every day” type statements, either. He presented them to a group over the weekend to show how to “capture the hearts and minds of your players,” shared by someone who was at the event: @CoachHughFreeze this is awesome...
Via Sportsnaut
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi's Saiz returns from eye injury

Sebastian Saiz's final stats from Mississippi's game against Florida on Tuesday weren't all that impressive: Four points and six rebounds in 26 minutes. But considering the circumstances - he was barely three weeks removed from eye surgery to repair a partially detached retina - Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy couldn't have been more impressed. ''I thought what Sebastian Saiz did...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ole Miss Football cited in 13 of 28 department violations by NCAA

Just days before National Signing Day, news came out that Ole Miss was being charged with 28 different rules violations by the NCAA. The Rebels’ women’s basketball and track and field programs are involved in the violations, but 13 of the 28 reported violations involved the football program, according to a report by The Associated Press. Mississippi’s football program was...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2016  |  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...
Via College Spun
January 31, 2016  |  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...
Via College Spun
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ole Miss' Treadwell throws 45 yd pass in Sugar Bowl on trick play

Ole Miss has opened up their Sugar Bowl match-up against Oklahoma State in a big way. Laquon Treadwell has two TD catches and he set the second one up with this trick play where he threw a 45 yard completion! Trick Play! Treadwell to Wilkins #OleMiss #HottyToddy #sugarbowl https://t.co/c9bbdHs2JN — The Student Section (@TheStudentSect) January 2, 2016
Via The Student Section
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nkemdiche was using synthetic weed before fall

Ole Miss star Robert Nkemdiche was using synthetic marijuana before he injured himself in a fall at a hotel last weekend, according to a new report. Clay Travis of Outkick the Coverage spoke to several sources who claimed Nkemdiche’s fall was the direct result of his decision to use synthetic cannabinoids, which has become increasingly popular among college athletes because it...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nkemdiche charged with marijuana possession

    Ole Miss star Robert Nkemdiche was reportedly charged with possession of marijuana after his frightening fall out a hotel window in Atlanta Saturday night. Police told the Atlanta Journal Constitution on Monday that “approximately 7 rolled marijuana cigarettes” were found in a hotel room that was booked under Nkemdiche’s name at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta. Police reportedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ole Miss star hurt after fall from fourth-story window

Ole Miss defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche reportedly suffered multiple cuts after falling from a fourth-story window in Atlanta on Sunday. Details are scant, but Fox 5 Sports’s Cody Chaffins broke the news. BREAKING: ATL police confirm responding to Ole Miss star Robert Nkemdiche falling from a 4th flr window. Said to have multiple cuts. — Cody Chaffins (@Cody_Fox5) December...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss head coach does Auburn cheer following presser

Sometimes, things play out in the world of sports that end up with teams rooting for other teams or schools that they never thought was possible. Even with two conference losses, the Ole Miss Rebels are not out of the race for the SEC West title. If Auburn can pull the upset over Alabama earlier in the day and Ole Miss can do their job against Mississippi State, the Rebels will...
Via Gamedayr
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan says he was assaulted by police at LSU-Ole Miss game

A fan who attended Saturday’s LSU-Ole Miss game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium appeared to be assaulted by police officers during the SEC matchup. Holly Barnes claims her husband, Chris, was assaulted and suffered a concussion and orbital wall and maxillary sinus fractures from the incident. A photo of a beaten-up Barnes has been making its way around social media. Ole Miss...
Via The Sports Daily
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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