Third Downs   Texas A&M and Ole Miss are at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to third-down conversion percentage on both sides of the ball.   Offensively, Ole Miss is first in the Southeastern Conference in converting first downs, with a conversion percentage of 51 percent. That number will be put to the test against the Aggie defense, which...

  After head coach Hugh Freeze announced on Monday that the quarterback race was back open, the competition between sophomore Bo Wallace and junior Barry Brunetti heated up. Wednesday was another good day for Wallace and Brunetti, as the duo again split reps during practice.    “They looked good. They’re competing hard and trying to do things...

  After head coach Hugh Freeze announced on Monday that the quarterback race was back open, the competition between sophomore Bo Wallace and junior Barry Brunetti heated up. Wednesday was another good day for Wallace and Brunetti, as the duo again split reps during practice.    “They looked good. They’re competing hard and trying to do things...

  With a four-game road swing behind them, the Ole Miss women’s soccer team will host Georgia on Friday night and Kentucky on Sunday afternoon.   During the two-week, four-game road swing, the Rebels (9-4, 2-4 SEC) split with Missouri and Alabama, then were swept by Florida and Auburn this past week.   “We’re happy to be back at home,”...

  Triple-doubles are commonly known as a basketball statistic, but don’t tell that to senior setter Amanda Philpot. The Cincinnati native has two triple-doubles this season and six total in her Ole Miss career.    “Honestly, my goal isn’t to get a triple-double, it’s to help us win,” Philpot said. “So if I get one, that’s...

Turnovers have been an issue for most of the season for Ole Miss, and sophomore quarterback Bo Wallace’s two interceptions Saturday mean that the Rebels will have “more competition this week” at the position, according to Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze. “We’re going to work hard this week to find out who prepares the best, who feels the most confident...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss took a 7-6 lead on a one-yard touchdown run by Jeff Scott early in the second quarter, but No. 1 Alabama responded and returned the ensuing kickoff 99 yards to regain the lead and won 33-14 on Saturday night. The Rebels (3-2, 0-1 SEC) went over 200 yards of total offense (218), only the third time the Crimson Tide (5-0, 2-0 SEC) allowed more...

The Ole Miss Rebels are hoping to make history this Saturday, as they travel to Tuscaloosa to take on No. 1 Alabama (8:15 p.m. on ESPN). The Rebels (3-1) are 0-8 all time against the top-ranked team in the nation and trail in the head-to-head series against Alabama 48-9-2. Ole Miss has lost eight straight games to Alabama, including 10 in a row on the road, last winning...

1. Road experience   This will be the first true road game of the year for Ole Miss (Sorry, Tulane doesn’t count). Bryant-Denny Stadium will be packed and loud for an 8:15 p.m. start on ESPN.   For Ole Miss, a team playing a large number of freshmen and redshirt freshmen, this will be its first taste of Southeastern Conference road play. Saturday’s...

The Ole Miss Rebels are hoping to make history this Saturday, as they travel to Tuscaloosa to take on No. 1 Alabama (8:15 p.m. on ESPN). The Rebels (3-1) are 0-8 all time against the top-ranked team in the nation and trail in the head-to-head series against Alabama 48-9-2.   Ole Miss has lost eight straight games to Alabama, including 10 in a row on the road, last...