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  Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze readily admits that it’s “very tempting” to shift his offense into overdrive and run a higher percentage of up-tempo plays. However, a lack of depth on both sides of the football makes that tough to do, as the Rebels are down to 64 healthy scholarship...

  Heading into Saturday’s game where Ole Miss will face one of the better passing attacks in the conference, the Rebels and head coach Hugh Freeze are dealing with some costly injuries in the secondary.    “I wish we were healthier,” Freeze said. We’re beat up in the secondary in particular with Wesley (Pendleton) and Senquez (Golson)....

  Trick: Arkansas, Auburn, Tennessee   At the beginning of the season, who would have thought Arkansas, Auburn and Tennessee would be where they are today?    Arkansas, despite the firing of head coach Bobby Petrino, had high hopes for 2012, and some in Fayetteville were even thinking of the national championship. Reality set in after being upset by...

  Freshman middle blocker Nakeyta Clair has shown her potential for the Ole Miss Lady Rebels volleyball team throughout the season. Clair is now considered a dual threat for Ole Miss, recording kills on offense and blocking opponents’ attacks on defense.   Last week, Clair was awarded with SEC Freshman of the Week honors from...

The Phi Kappa Phi honor society recently celebrated its 53rd anniversary on the campus of The University of Mississippi. Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is both the nation’s and the university’s oldest and most selective academic honor society. The Ole Miss chapter was founded in May 1959 and included many recognizable names. Notably, former Chancellor J.D. Williams...

  The Peabody Award-winning ESPN documentary series “30 for 30” continues with tonight’s episode, “Ghost of Ole Miss.” The narrative, based on the long-format story by ESPN.com writer and Oxford resident Wright Thompson, who wrote and narrated the 1-hour documentary, explores the intersection in history of the undefeated 1962 Ole Miss...

  One of many bright spots this season for the Ole Miss football team is the emergence of freshman huskie Mike Hilton. The Fayetteville, Ga., native came out of Sandy Creek High School as a highly-touted offensive player, but found himself on the other side of the ball at the college level.    So far, the transition has been a seamless one for Hilton, who...

  Thanks to Georgia’s win over Florida and Ole Miss’ victory over Arkansas this past weekend, Saturday’s Ole Miss-Georgia game in Athens will be the 2:30 p.m. CT game on CBS.    The time slot gives Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and the Rebels another chance to showcase the program to recruits all over the country. It’s also a time...

  The annual Fall World Series this past week didn’t go three games, but it still could have gone either way as both games went into extra innings.   “Best pizza bowl ever,” head coach Mike Bianco said. “Best pizza bowl in 13 years.”   The Red team, managed by senior right-hander Brett Huber, won game one thanks to a walk-off...

For rape to be such a difficult subject, we’ve been talking about it a lot lately and with very little reverence or respect for the people who are victims. We all remember Todd Akin’s statements about “legitimate rape” and how the female body has a way of “trying to shut that whole thing (pregnancy) down.” Most of us hoped no one else...