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Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss’ defense not inspiring any confidence with No. 1 Alabama looming

They rolled up 629 yards and found the end zone five times. They had 181 of those yards before the first quarter was over and ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:00 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Notes: Jordan Ta’amu goes long to notch career day, help Ole Miss fend off Southern Illinois

It sounds strange, but Ole Miss needed its offense to be every bit of its explosive self against an FCS defense Saturday. Jordan Ta’amu and ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 8, 2018 9:09 pm

Blogs

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke talks high-scoring win over Southern Illinois

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke met with the media following the Rebels’ 76-41 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Watch Luke talk ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 8, 2018 7:59 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Southern Illinois won’t be meaningless opponent for Ole Miss

Ole Miss’ home opener isn’t creating the same kind of buzz as last week’s primetime matchup against Texas Tech on national television. Matt Luke doesn’t ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Friday, September 7, 2018 12:20 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Selfless approach helps Montrell Custis earn long-awaited opportunity in Ole Miss’ secondary

In a secondary stockpiled with experienced contributors, Montrell Custis looked like he belonged. Manning the Star position, a cross between a safety and a linebacker ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, September 6, 2018 2:57 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Why Ole Miss’ big-play offense has potential to be even bigger

Ole Miss’ offense looked about as expected to start the season. The Rebels racked up 546 total yards led by a receiving corps that’s long ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 11:53 am

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss’ Detric Bing-Dukes setting example while handling demotion ‘the right way’

He could’ve sulked. He could’ve pouted. At this point in his career, he could’ve disengaged. Detric Bing-Dukes has done everything but. A senior who’s going ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 8:15 pm

Ole Miss Sports

With Kevontae’ Ruggs’ status uncertain, Ole Miss formulating backup plan at linebacker

Matt Luke is hopeful he’ll have his most athletic linebacker on the field this week, but Ole Miss is formulating a Plan B just in ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 3:02 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Jaylon Jones ‘tremendous loss for us in more ways than one,’ but Ole Miss confident in secondary’s depth

The fear Ole Miss’ coaches had regarding cornerback Jaylon Jones were confirmed over the weekend. Jones will miss the rest of the season with a ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, September 3, 2018 3:19 pm

Blogs

Ole Miss’ Scottie Phillips, Greg Little, Luke Logan earn SEC weekly honors

Scottie Phillips’ explosive debut is part of a handful of Week 1 performances for Ole Miss that have been recognized by the SEC. Ole Miss’ ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, September 3, 2018 1:04 pm

Blogs

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke hits on injuries, looks ahead to Southern Illinois

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke held his weekly press conference Monday ahead of the Rebels’ home opener against Southern Illinois on Saturday (3 p.m., SEC ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, September 3, 2018 12:42 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Source: Ole Miss cornerback Jaylon Jones tears ACL

Ole Miss will be without one its top defensive backs and kick returners for the rest of the season. Cornerback Jaylon Jones has suffered a ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, September 3, 2018 10:17 am

News Main

Go inside the Shark Tank, Ole Miss’ new streamlined recruiting operation

Before he was officially Ole Miss’ coach, Matt Luke was already thinking about the lifeblood of every college football program. More specifically, he wondered who ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Sunday, September 2, 2018 6:00 am

Ole Miss Sports

This Ole Miss team looks awfully familiar

HOUSTON — Taking on a fellow Power Five opponent to begin its season, Ole Miss got a better gauge than those teams that opt for the ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 1, 2018 7:55 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Notes: Ole Miss’ defense sticks to plan against freshman quarterback, bows up on Texas Tech

HOUSTON — Texas Tech is going to throw the football often regardless who’s taking the snaps behind center, so Ole Miss’ didn’t have to change ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 1, 2018 6:31 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss’ Scottie Phillips ‘put himself on the map’ with explosive 204-yard debut

HOUSTON — Ole Miss’ coaches have talked since the spring about Scottie Phillips’ ability to make one cut, get downhill and explode past defenders once ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 1, 2018 6:30 pm

Blogs

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke talks Rebels’ season-opening win over Texas Tech

HOUSTON — Matt Luke met with the media following Ole Miss’ 47-27 win over Texas Tech in the teams’ season opener Saturday at NRG Stadium. ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 1, 2018 3:42 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech live updates, score: Rebels run away with opening win

Ole Miss’ first appearance this season will come in front of a national television audience today when the Rebels takes on Texas Tech in the ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Saturday, September 1, 2018 8:39 am

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss, Texas Tech set to test each other in space

It’s no surprise Saturday’s opener between Ole Miss and Texas Tech is being widely billed as a shootout. The teams are synonymous with offense, particularly ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Friday, August 31, 2018 7:00 am

Ole Miss Sports

Athletic director Ross Bjork has certain expectation for Ole Miss’ football season

For the first time in a long time, Ole Miss’ football program has some momentum. Athletic director Ross Bjork doesn’t want to lose it. The ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Friday, August 31, 2018 6:00 am

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss’ kicking game starting over with walk-ons Luke Logan, Mac Brown

Gary Wunderlich is the most productive placekicker in Ole Miss history. Will Gleeson is an experienced punter. Neither one of them is around anymore. The ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 30, 2018 11:54 am

Blogs

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke talks final preparations for Texas Tech, injuries

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke on Wednesday spoke with the media for the last time before the Rebels travel to Houston for Saturday’s opener against ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:00 am

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