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Mississippi backup safety turns focus to baseball

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi sophomore Anthony Alford has left the football program to pursue a professional baseball career with the Toronto Blue Jays. The school announced Alford's departure on Tuesday afternoon. The Petal, Mississippi, native played in all four games this season as a backup safety and punt returner. Alford was selected by the Blue Jays in the 3rd round...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss DB Cody Prewitt: Alabama is not as good as they have shown

Ole Miss will face its biggest test of the season on Saturday when the Rebels host Alabama. After making easy work of Florida last weekend, Alabama remains at No. 3 in the AP Poll but has climbed to the top of the USA Today Coaches’ Poll. Ole Miss defensive back Cody Prewitt is not nervous […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 Mississippi leans on strong defense

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi's offense is a little inconsistent and the special teams suddenly have some problems. But through four games, one thing has been clear: These 11th-ranked Rebels are capable of playing outstanding defense. Ole Miss (4-0) ranks third nationally and first in the Southeastern Conference in scoring defense, giving up just 8.5 points per game. The Rebels...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

College GameDay Is Headed To The Grove Of Ole Miss For The First Time

College GameDay crew is headed to The Grove of the Ole Miss Rebels for the first time in the school's history.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Ole Miss Switches It Up, Goes With Powder Blue Throwback Helmets To Honor Chucky Mullins

Tonight, the Ole Miss Rebels are honoring the legacy of former defensive back Chucky Mullins, who passed away from a pulmonary embolism in 1991 after suffering a brutal hit in 1989 against Vanderbilt that left him paralyzed. Earlier this week, the school released a photo of dozens of helmets (that the players were supposedly wearing) with his No. 38 on the side. The school also painted...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Play the Game Tonight: Ole Miss, Florida, and (sigh) Kenny Chesney.

Play the Game Tonight - Week 5 Saturday edition. Comin' to Your City?  An Ole Miss win over Memphis could guarantee the Rebels a visit from ESPN College GameDay next Saturday. It would be the first trip to Oxford for the GameDay crew. The currently 3-0 Rebels will face Alabama next weekend. (College Spun)Orange Crucial?With Florida off this weekend, Pat Dooley looks ahead to...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ Heading To Ole Miss For Alabama Game If Rebels Beat Memphis Saturday

ESPN’s “College GameDay” program has never been to Ole Miss. That will change if the No. 10-ranked Rebels can notch a victory against Memphis Saturday.  Ole Miss plays Alabama in Oxford on Oct. 4. “College GameDay” will broadcast live from the Rebels’ campus if Hugh Freeze’s 3-0 team can remain undefeated after facing the Tigers tomorrow.  .@leefitting says @CollegeGameDay...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Ole Miss Painted End Zones, 38-Yard-Lines To Honor Chucky Mullins

Saturday’s game between Ole Miss and Memphis will be played in memory of former Rebels defensive back Chucky Mullins, who was paralyzed while tackling Vanderbilt fullback Brad Gaines in 1989 and passed away from a pulmonary embolism just two years later. Thursday, we showed you a photo of the helmets, which all feature the No. 38, that Ole Miss will be wearing for the contest....
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Memphis Tigers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Ole Miss Rebels will welcome in the Memphis Tigers for what they hope will be their fourth straight win to start the season. No. 10 Ole Miss (3-0) will look to take out Memphis (2-1) in this game from Vaught-Hemingway Staedium in Oxford, MS. Coverage of this game will air on GamePlan beginning at 7:30 pm ET. The Odds: Mississippi is a 21 point favorite against Memphis...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fletcher Adams commits to Mississippi State

There was no commitment ceremony, no hat dance, nothing over the top about the way Fletcher Adams announced where he intends to play college football. The Brandon blue-chip prospect knew where he wanted to commit last Thursday, but gave himself a few more days to make sure he knew he was ready. In the end, it came down to Mississippi State and Florida. On Monday morning, the Brandon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Fball Player Arrested for Weed

Ole Miss freshman Sammie Epps was arrested on Friday night for driving without a license and possession of marijuana according to reports from the Oxford Citizen. Epps was reportedly playing well at Fall camp as a slot receiver. Even with the Friday night arrest, Epps was in attendance at Saturday’s Meet the Rebels day. His charge was no driver’s license and possession of marijuana...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork Unveils Helmet Rebels Will Wear For ‘Chucky Mullins Day’

This October 28th marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most tragic events college football fans have ever witnessed – Ole Miss defensive back Chucky Mullins’ collision with Vanderbilt fullback Brad Gaines that left him paralyzed. The accident, which left Mullins as a quadriplegic, eventually led to a pulmonary embolism from blood clots due to inactivity. He passed away in...
Via College Spun
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU lands commitment from mammoth Mississippi offensive tackle Matt Womack

Mississippi offensive tackle Matt Womack decided to put an end to his recruitment by selecting LSU over offers from Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Louisville. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound prospect visited LSU this weekend and the level of comfort he developed with the program led to him ending the recruiting process. Womack earned a LSU offer after competing at the Tigers' first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace On Players Going To Bed Hungry: ‘That’s Real’

The Southeastern Conference’s annual Media Days are often filled with ridiculous questions and wild predictions about the upcoming college football season. On Thursday, however, Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace turned the topic of conversation to a more serious issue. Wallace was asked about player rights Thursday in the wake of a recent rule passed by the NCAA allowing unlimited...
Via NESN.com
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole Miss punches first ticket to CWS in 42 years

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Pinch-hitter Holt Perdzock hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and Mississippi ended a 42-year College World Series drought by punching its ticket to Omaha with a 10-4 win over Louisiana-Lafayette in the deciding game of the Lafayette Super Regional on Monday night. A throwing error on Perdzock's double allowed another run to score and J.B. Woodman'...
Via Fox Sports South
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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