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October 26, 2011

Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt met with media after practice Wednesday, as the Rebels continue to prepare for Saturday’s game at Auburn. Nutt said one of the keys for his team this week is preventing big plays.

 

Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt met with media after practice Wednesday, as the Rebels continue to prepare for Saturday’s game at Auburn. Nutt said one of the keys for his team this week is preventing big plays.

October 16, 2011

Going into Saturday’s game between Ole Miss and No. 2 Alabama, the headlines centered around the Crimson Tide’s prolific defense and Heisman Trophy candidate junior running back Trent Richardson. Unfortunately for the Rebels, they didn’t disappoint.

 

Going into Saturday’s game between Ole Miss and No. 2 Alabama, the headlines centered around the Crimson Tide’s prolific defense and Heisman Trophy candidate junior running back Trent Richardson. Unfortunately for the Rebels, they didn’t disappoint.

October 13, 2011

The Ole Miss Rebels (2-3, 0-2 SEC) will face their toughest opponent to date when the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 SEC) rolls into Oxford this Saturd

The Ole Miss Rebels (2-3, 0-2 SEC) will face their toughest opponent to date when the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 SEC) rolls into Oxford this Saturday. 

Ole Miss will do so without senior running back Brandon Bolden, junior center A.J. Hawkins, senior offensive guard Alex Washington and sophomore wide receiver Philander Moore, who will all serve one-game suspensions for a violation of team rules, head coach Houston Nutt said Thursday.

September 29, 2011

On Saturday, the Ole Miss Rebels (1-3, 0-2 SEC) will be in California to take on the Fresno State Bulldogs (2-2, 1-0 WAC) in hopes of putting together a full game and coming away with a much-needed win. The road trip is the furthest out west in program history.

The two teams played last season in Oxford as the Rebels took care of the Bulldogs 55-38, led by senior running back Brandon Bolden’s 228 rushing yards and three total touchdowns in the game.

September 28, 2011

Lee sees improvements

While the win-loss result wasn’t any better, Ole Miss offensive coordinator David Lee said he saw improvement on offense Saturday against Georgia.

“We are showing improvement; we are getting better,” he said. “Execution is getting better, we are staying on our blocks longer and we are starting to finish blocks. All those things are really encouraging.

September 15, 2011

 

Playing Vanderbilt, a team near the bottom of the SEC every year, seems like it would be a lucky draw, but somehow, the Commodores have had the last laugh in the series.

September 8, 2011

The Ole Miss Rebels will host the Salukis of Southern Illinois in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday at 5 p.m., as they look to get their first victory of the season.

The Rebels led 13-0, but suffered a devastating 14-13 loss to BYU in last Saturday’s season opener.

Southern Illinois, which went 5-6 a season ago with a 4-4 record in conference play, is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Salukis got off to a good start last Saturday defeating Southeast Missouri 38-10.

August 31, 2011

Counting down

August 21, 2011

Going into the Ole Miss football team’s second scrimmage of the fall camp Saturday, there were several key factors that had yet to be determined.
However, no question loomed larger than who will be the starting quarterback when the season begins.
“All three of them can move the team,” Rebels’ offensive coordinator David Lee said of the quarterbacks. “All three of them can play and all three of them have something they do very well and have a facet to them that can help us.

August 17, 2011

 

The Rebels defense performed well, scoring a defensive touchdown and keeping pressure on the quarterbacks.

Defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix said he was pleased with what he saw.

April 12, 2011

The Ole Miss defense had a boost earlier this spring with the news of defensive end Kentrell Lockett’s return, but the unit took a hit on Monday with the loss of standout linebacker DT Shackelford.

The Ole Miss defense had a boost earlier this spring with the news of defensive end Kentrell Lockett’s return, but the unit took a hit on Monday with the loss of standout linebacker DT Shackelford.

Shackelford left Monday’s practice with an apparent knee injury, and on Tuesday a University spokesman announced that the linebacker had torn his right ACL. Shackelford is set for surgery in the next two weeks, and recovery time is expected to take anywhere from six to eight months.

February 3, 2011

Justin Bell
offensive lineman
Callaway High School
Scout.com: 3 stars
Rivals.com: 3 stars
Vitals: 6-foot-3, 320 pounds
Bell might not be as highly touted as his Callaway teammate, Aaron Morris, but he possesses all of the tools to be a dependable Division I offensive lineman. He is expected to play center, a position that Ole Miss already has several dependable players at and will likely red shirt to provide quality depth for the future.

Nickolas Brassell
wide receiver