MISSISSIPPI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Ole Miss football player Justin Sawyer passes away at 36

Former Ole Miss offensive lineman/tight end Justin Sawyer passed away on Saturday at the age of 36. According to Davis Potter of the Oxford Eagle, Sawyer passed away from an apparent heart attack. He had been named the head coach West Lincoln High School in Mississippi earlier this month. Sawyer played for the Rebels from 1999-2003. He made eight starts at center for the 2003 team...
Via SEC Country
14 hours ago

WATCH: Ole Miss Baseball Defeats #6 ECU 3-2 (2-18-17)

Follow the Rebels at OleMissSports.com Ole Miss Sports is the official YouTube channel of Ole Miss Sports Productions, the Ole Miss Network & OleMissSports.com. Subscribe now to be updated on the latest videos: http://bit.ly/1sSwa0O Get Social With Ole Miss Athletics: On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OleMissSports On Twitter: http://twitter.com/OleMissSports On YouTube...
Via Mississippi Rebels Athletics
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss baseball sets an attendance record with over 12k fans on Opening Day

Swayze was PACKED during the Rebels’ season-opening win. You think Ole Miss fans are ready for baseball? 12,117 people packed into Swayze on Friday night to watch the Diamond Rebs knock off No. 9 East Carolina, 5-4, in the first game of the 2017 season. The previous record of 11,729 came in 2013 against Bama. The weather certainly helped—a first-pitch temp in the mid-60s was...
Via Red Cup Rebellion
1 day ago

WATCH: Ole Miss Defeats ECU 5-4 (2-17-17)

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WATCH: Get To Know: Ole Miss Rifle - Favorite Movie Line or Scene

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WATCH: Ole Miss Women's Basketball: Kate Rodgers • 'To My Mom'

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High-scoring Davis, Mississippi back on NCAA tourney bubble

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi's Terence Davis has made the leap from solid role player to go-to scorer. The 6-foot-4 sophomore's emergence is a big reason the Rebels find themselves in a familiar February position: Sliding around on the NCAA Tournament bubble, desperate for a few big wins to prove they're worthy of a spot in the Big Dance. ''We have put ourselves in this predicament...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ole Miss Volleyball 2016 Intro Video: Don't Let Me Down

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Via Mississippi Rebels Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Approval rating for Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze: You decide

Ole Miss Rebels coach Hugh Freeze began his coaching career in 1992 as a high school assistant coach. His mercurial rise launched him from Briarcrest (Tenn.) High School at the end of 2004 to head coach at FBS school Arkansas State in 2011 to Ole Miss in 2012. Freeze’s first four years in Oxford were a tremendous success by almost any measure. Ole Miss’ win total improved from...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Invitation rescinded? Longtime NFL exec says Chad Kelly actually received NFL Combine invite

Chad Kelly received bad news about the NFL Combine on Wednesday. But now there may be more to the story. The former Ole Miss quarterback was not one of the 66 SEC players among the 330 NFL Draft prospect invited to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine– even though he may have originally been invited. According to a report from Pro Football Talk’s Michael David Smith, it appears as...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Report: Chad Kelly not invited to combine over off-field issues

Chad Kelly reportedly is the latest football player not to be invited to the NFL Combine due to off-field issues.Kelly is not on the list of players invited to the NFL Combine despite being a talented college quarterback. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller says he wasn't invited because of his off-field problems. Kelly originally attended Clemson but was dismissed from the program because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly snubbed from NFL Combine due to ‘off-field issues’

The NFL Combine will feature 15 quarterbacks hoping to make an impression on scouts in what’s regarded as a generally weak quarterback draft class. Two of those 15 are from the SEC — Tennessee’s Josh Dobbs and Texas A&M’s Trevor Knight. That leaves Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly as a notable omission. But according to Bleacher Report NFL Draft expert Matt Miller, that...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

No. 4 Mississippi State beats Mississippi 66-44

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Teaira McCowan scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds to lead No. 4 Mississippi State past Mississippi 66-44 on Sunday. Dominique Dillingham scored 12 points and Victoria Vivians added 11 for the Bulldogs. Mississippi State (25-1, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) has won five straight games since its only loss of the season against South Carolina...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss vs. Auburn final basketball score: Rebels overcome a 23-point deficit, win 90-84

Ole Miss ties the school record for largest comeback. After a first half in which Auburn tore apart Ole Miss’ defense and the Rebels went through scoreless stretches of 7:08 and 3:27*, the only drama that appeared to remain when half number two started was whether or not Bruce Pearl’s shirt would be totally saturated with the sweat of a cookout-denying expert. However, instead...
Via Red Cup Rebellion
7 days ago

Hugh Freeze calls latest Ole Miss recruiting class ‘a penalty’

The Ole Miss football program is likely in some hot water when it comes to the NCAA. Just when the penalties for academic and booster impropriety come down is anyone’s guess at this point, but one had to imagine they’ll arrive sooner rather than later.It also is apparently the reason why Ole Miss didn’t exactly live up to its standards on the recruiting trail.That’s how head...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's picks up hometown talent on signing day

Mississippi State stayed close to home to pick up one of its most important signees - linebacker Willie Gay. The 6-foot-1, 223-pounder is from Starkville High School, which is only a couple miles from Mississippi State's campus. He signed with the Bulldogs on Wednesday and should help solidify a defense that already has young stars in defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons and linebacker...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi signs small class with NCAA cloud looming

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi's signing day was downright dull compared to recent years, and recruiting wasn't much fun for coach Hugh Freeze leading up to Wednesday. The Rebels managed to grab a couple highly regarded recruits, including in-state defensive back D.D. Bowie, but the program figures to finish in the 30s nationally and in the bottom half of the SEC according to...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi lawmaker wants to fight back against NCAA investigations

NCAA investigations have the tendency to go on and on and on. For example, the Syracuse University basketball and football investigation stretched from December 2nd, 2010 to March 6, 2015. As a result of the NCAA’s resume for stretching out investigations, Mississippi lawmakers want to fight back against the drawn out process. A lawmaker in Mississippi is proposing a bill that...
Via The Comeback
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Basketball’s Rasheed Brooks Suffers Seizure During Game Vs. Tennessee

One of the scariest scenes in the college basketball season occurred Tuesday night during what should have been a moment of rest. Mississippi’s Rasheed Brooks suffered a seizure on the court at The Pavilion at Ole Miss during his team’s game against Tennessee. Brooks collapsed near the bench during a timeout in the second half, losing consciousness and causing panic among onlookers...
Via NESN.com
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Ole Miss’ Rasheed Brooks suffers seizure, collapses on court, is stretchered off

Tuesday night’s Ole Miss-Tennessee basketball game saw a scary moment, with Ole Miss guard Rasheed Brooks collapsing during a second-half timeout. Here’s how SEC Network initially came back from break to announce the news: Rebels’ players gathered around him as medical staff evaluated him: And he was then stretchered off the court: The SEC Network broadcast later provided...
Via The Comeback
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss
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