With two more chances left to find a sixth win and clinch bowl eligibility, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze took some time in his weekly Monday press conference to talk about just how much it has taken for the Ole Miss program to get to this point at 5-5 with LSU and Mississippi State left to go.   “They’ve really given all that we’ve asked,...

  The situation Saturday night was all too familiar for Ole Miss. Having the lead with just over two minutes left in the game, a defensive stop would have propelled the Rebels to six wins and bowl eligibility. Instead, they were handed another heartbreaking. This time by the Vanderbilt Commodores, who became bowl eligible themselves with the win.   “Obviously,...

Grayson (Ga.) senior defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, the nation’s No. 1 football recruit and the brother of Ole Miss redshirt freshman linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche, has decomitted from Clemson, where he previously committed on June 14. Neal McCready of RebelGrove/Rivals.com first reported the news Wednesday night and it was confirmed by Will Hammock of the Gwinnett...

  1. Alabama (9-0, 6-0 SEC, 1st last week)   This week: Texas A&M (7-2, 4-2 SEC), 2:30 p.m., CBS   2. LSU (7-2, 3-2 SEC, 2nd last week)    This week: Mississippi State (7-2, 3-2 SEC), 6 p.m., ESPN    3. Georgia (8-1, 6-1 SEC, 3rd last week)   This week: at Auburn (2-7, 0-6 SEC), 6 p.m., ESPN2     4. Florida (8-1, 7-1...

  In his career at Ole Miss, senior forward Reginald Buckner has been a defensive force and rebounding machine, but offensively, Buckner has struggled to be consistent.    Last season, the Memphis native averaged just 6.9 points per game, and inconsistent scoring kept him from being a major factor for the offense. In the first two conference games last season,...

  The Ole Miss women’s soccer team (12-7, 5-7 SEC) will wrap up its 2012 regular season against Mississippi State (8-10-1, 1-10-1 SEC) tonight in Starkville. The two teams will be competing for the Magnolia Cup, which Ole Miss won last season with a 2-0 win against the Lady Bulldogs in Oxford. The Lady Rebels lead the overall series 10-5-3 and has won four of...

There is something pleasing about seeing items placed in a list and categorized in some sort of order. There are lists for everything these days. Some lists are fun and offer nothing more than bragging rights. For instance, I will happily claim that I went to the No. 1 tailgating school and experienced the Grove (to understand the importance of that, you must know that...

After capturing their first Southeastern Conference win this past weekend against Mississippi State, the Lady Rebels (7-5, 1-2 SEC) hit the road to take on Alabama (12-4, 1-3 SEC) and South Carolina (13-2, 2-2 SEC) this weekend.   “Both teams are playing really well right now, probably the best they’ve ever played,” assistant coach Shannon Wells...

  NEW ORLEANS — Ole Miss surpassed its win total from last season and bounced back from the previous week’s 66-31 loss to Texas with a 39-0 win against Tulane in New Orleans this past Saturday.    “Any time you shut somebody out at the Division I level — everyone has got some playmakers — you’ve had a good afternoon,”...

  In front of a crowd of 662, the Ole Miss Lady Rebel volleyball team (7-5, 1-2 SEC) defeated Mississippi State (4-8, 0-3 SEC), 3-1 (25-18, 24-26, 25-23, 25-12) and earned its first Southeastern Conference win of the season on Friday night at the Gillom Sports Center.    The crowd was into the match from the beginning, and that was something head coach...