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October 11, 2012

 
Two years removed from playing high school football at Sylva-Bay Academy, and one year removed from being thrown into the Southeastern Conference mix as a true freshman, sophomore safety Cody Prewitt has emerged as a leader and playmaker for a young but improving Ole Miss defense. 

 
Two years removed from playing high school football at Sylva-Bay Academy, and one year removed from being thrown into the Southeastern Conference mix as a true freshman, sophomore safety Cody Prewitt has emerged as a leader and playmaker for a young but improving Ole Miss defense. 
 
A new defensive scheme under defensive coordinator Dave Wommack has allowed Prewitt to be more confident in his actions on the field. 
 

October 11, 2012

 
Ole Miss enters Saturday’s Homecoming game seeking its first conference win since defeating Kentucky 42-35 in 2010, and Auburn may be the perfect opportunity for it to do so. 

 
Ole Miss enters Saturday’s Homecoming game seeking its first conference win since defeating Kentucky 42-35 in 2010, and Auburn may be the perfect opportunity for it to do so. 
 

October 5, 2012

 
The Ole Miss Rebels return to the friendly confines of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night after a two-game road trip. The Rebels (3-2, 0-1 SEC) will welcome Southeastern Conference newcomer Texas A&M (3-1, 1-1 SEC) to Oxford for a 6 p.m. kickoff on ESPNU.

 
The Ole Miss Rebels return to the friendly confines of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night after a two-game road trip. The Rebels (3-2, 0-1 SEC) will welcome Southeastern Conference newcomer Texas A&M (3-1, 1-1 SEC) to Oxford for a 6 p.m. kickoff on ESPNU.
 
The Rebels are coming off a hard-fought loss to No. 1 Alabama this past weekend, while the Aggies defeated Arkansas last weekend 58-10 and appear to be settling into the SEC well so far. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze knows he and his team will have a tough challenge this weekend.

October 1, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss took a one-point lead early in the second quarter on a one-yard touchdown by junior running back Jeff Scott. 
 
The lead lasted all of 15 seconds, as Alabama sophomore wide receiver Christion Jones returned the ensuing kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to regain the lead, and the Crimson Tide (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) scored 21 unanswered points in the second quarter on its way to a 33-14 win this past Saturday.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss took a one-point lead early in the second quarter on a one-yard touchdown by junior running back Jeff Scott. 
 
The lead lasted all of 15 seconds, as Alabama sophomore wide receiver Christion Jones returned the ensuing kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown to regain the lead, and the Crimson Tide (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) scored 21 unanswered points in the second quarter on its way to a 33-14 win this past Saturday.
 

October 1, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss shifted its base defense from a 4-2-5 to a 4-3 this past Saturday, inserting senior Joel Kight as a third linebacker along with redshirt freshman Denzel Nkemdiche and junior Mike Marry.
 
After giving up 676 yards and 350 yards on the ground against Texas, Ole Miss held Alabama to 305 total yards and only 125 yards on the ground. The Crimson Tide had been averaging 425 total yards and 204 yards on the ground.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss shifted its base defense from a 4-2-5 to a 4-3 this past Saturday, inserting senior Joel Kight as a third linebacker along with redshirt freshman Denzel Nkemdiche and junior Mike Marry.
 
After giving up 676 yards and 350 yards on the ground against Texas, Ole Miss held Alabama to 305 total yards and only 125 yards on the ground. The Crimson Tide had been averaging 425 total yards and 204 yards on the ground.
 

September 23, 2012

 
NEW ORLEANS — After giving up 66 points and 676 total yards to Texas, the Ole Miss defense bounced back and held Tulane to 159 yards of total offense, including just 14 yards on the ground, in a 39-0 win on Saturday.

 
NEW ORLEANS — After giving up 66 points and 676 total yards to Texas, the Ole Miss defense bounced back and held Tulane to 159 yards of total offense, including just 14 yards on the ground, in a 39-0 win on Saturday.
 
Ole Miss also forced three turnovers and held Tulane to 2-of-16 on third-down conversions and 1-of-5 on fourth-down conversions.
 

August 21, 2012

Ole Miss safety Cody Prewitt found himself in a tough and unenviable position this past spring.

 
Ole Miss safety Cody Prewitt found himself in a tough and unenviable position this past spring.
 
The 6-foot-3, 214-pound sophomore was trying to impress a new coaching staff in a new scheme, but a badly injured ankle caused the staff to misevaluate what they thought they had in Prewitt.
 

November 27, 2011

When it was announced on Nov. 7 that head coach Houston Nutt would not return next season, he remained to coach the last three games of the 2011 season. It was not the swan song Nutt had in mind. After blowout losses to Louisiana Tech and No. 1 LSU at home, the Houston Nutt era at Ole Miss (2-10, 0-8 SEC) reached its conclusion on a rain-soaked Saturday night in Starkville.

 

When it was announced Nov. 7 that head coach Houston Nutt would not return next season, he was left to coach the last three games of the 2011 season. It was not the swan song Nutt had in mind. 

After blowout losses to Louisiana Tech and No. 1 LSU at home, the Houston Nutt era at Ole Miss (2-10, 0-8 SEC) reached its conclusion on a rain-soaked Saturday night in Starkville. 

November 2, 2011

 

Youth movement continues on defense

Heading into Saturday’s game against Kentucky, Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt is inserting several freshmen into the starting lineup for the first time.

“I’m anxious to see it game time, but they are taking the game plan in and working hard,” Nutt said. “It’s like swimming, you’ve got to throw them in the water.”

August 25, 2011

 

Ole Miss went out to recruit a 2011 class that could have immediate impact. 

One player who has taken that to heart and worked his way up to the second team is safety Cody Prewitt. 

 

Ole Miss went out to recruit a 2011 class that could have immediate impact. 

One player who has taken that to heart and worked his way up to the second team is safety Cody Prewitt. 

August 22, 2011

Ole Miss wrapped up its second week of fall camp with a scrimmage inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium this past Saturday. This is the first of a two-part series. Tomorrow: Week 2. 

 

Nutt loves his freshmen

The Ole Miss 2011 recruiting class arrived on campus with lofty expectations, and the freshmen did not disappoint in the Rebels’ first day of practice on Aug. 6.