Ole Miss players react to self-imposed bowl ban

Published 6:01 am Thursday, February 23, 2017

The latest development in the NCAA’s investigation into Ole Miss’ football program came Wednesday when the school received an amended Notice of Allegations detailing eight new charges of rules violations in addition to the 13 the program was hit with in January 2o16.

In its attempt to be proactive in light of the new allegations, Ole Miss officials announced the team is self-imposing a bowl ban for the 2017 season. Shortly after word got out, some of Ole Miss’ players took to social media to give their reaction.

Rising senior running back Jordan Wilkins, who was ineligible last season as the result of an academic counseling snafu

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Rising sophomore receiver and Oxford native D.K. Metcalf

Pass-rush specialist Marquis Haynes, who announced in December he was returning for his senior season

Wideout A.J. Brown, the Rebels’ leading true freshman receiver last season who made it clear he has no intentions of looking to play elsewhere.


Rising junior guard Jordan Sims

Rising junior guard Javon Patterson

Redshirt freshman offensive lineman Eli Johnson

Walk-on linebacker and Oxford native Elliot Markuson

Walk-on tight end Ty Quick