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Consistency, versatility have Austrian Robinson set for biggest role yet on Ole Miss’ defensive line

Austrian Robinson has been a scholarship player at Ole Miss for three seasons and has never drawn a start. That will change Saturday. Robinson finds ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 30, 2018 6:00 am

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Ole Miss’ freshmen running backs ‘look light, but they can hit heavy’

Ready or not, Ole Miss’ young running backs are about to get their shot. Jordan Wilkins is gone, D’Vaughn Pennamon is still recovering from last ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 7:29 pm

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Despite its struggles, Texas Tech’s veteran defense has Ole Miss’ attention

When one thinks of Texas Tech football, it’s the air-raid offense responsible for lightning up scoreboards since the Mike Leach era that initially comes to ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 3:17 pm

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Mono expected to sideline Ole Miss’ Eric Swinney for three weeks

An illness has taken Ole Miss’ experience in the backfield from slim to virtually none heading into the season. Running back Eric Swinney is expected ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 7:40 pm

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Redshirt rule will help Ole Miss make call on true freshmen

As Ole Miss coach Matt Luke decides exactly which true freshmen will contribute — and how much — this season, he’ll use the revamped redshirt ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 3:59 pm

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Despite apparent leader in Texas Tech’s quarterback competition, Ole Miss preparing for them all

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury may not reveal his starting quarterback until he sends his top option onto the field for the Red Raiders’ first ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 12:14 pm

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Matt Luke ‘very confident in what we have in place’ at Ole Miss in wake of Ohio State’s handling of abuse allegations

As Ole Miss joins the rest of college football in preparing to get another season started this weekend, Urban Meyer’s handling of abuse allegations against ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, August 27, 2018 7:40 pm

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Notes: Ole Miss’ health trending up ahead of opener

With Ole Miss’ season opener less than a week away, the health of one of Ole Miss’ most experienced cornerbacks is trending up. Ken Webster ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, August 27, 2018 3:47 pm

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Ole Miss’ Mohamed Sanogo, Kevontae’ Ruggs set to start opener at linebacker

The youth movement that was evident at the second level of Ole Miss’ defense during camp will become official in five days. Sophomore Mohamed Sanogo ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, August 27, 2018 2:49 pm

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Ole Miss coach Matt Luke talks Texas Tech, matchups

Ole Miss coach Matt Luke held his first weekly press conference Monday in advance of the Rebels’ opener against Texas Tech at Houston’s NRG Stadium ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, August 27, 2018 1:18 pm

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Knowledge powers Ole Miss linebacker Mohamed Sanogo’s surge on depth chart

Mohamed Sanogo wasn’t listed on Ole Miss’ two-deep before preseason camp started, but the sophomore linebacker has made a significant move. Sanogo enters game week ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, August 27, 2018 6:30 am

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Secondary options? Ole Miss’ tight ends eager to ‘really show out’

There may not be a receiving corps in the country that attracts more attention this season than the one at Ole Miss. Dawson Knox is ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Monday, August 27, 2018 6:00 am

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Projecting Ole Miss’ opening-week depth chart

It’s game week for Ole Miss, which means it’s time for coach Matt Luke to finalize the depth chart ahead of the Rebels’ opener against ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Sunday, August 26, 2018 11:48 am

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Ole Miss’ secondary preparing for life on the island

Ole Miss’ plan to improve its most glaring deficiency in recent years involves an aggressive approach up front. It’s appealing to the back end of ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:00 am

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Rare opening trip headlines Ole Miss basketball’s SEC schedule

Ole Miss basketball coach Kermit Davis’ first run through the SEC will start with something the Rebels haven’t done in nearly two decades. The Rebels ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Friday, August 24, 2018 12:05 pm

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Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown easing his way back from injury, rounding into shape before opener

Intended or not, it’s been a quiet month for A.J. Brown. Ole Miss’ star wideout hasn’t been on the field much as he tries to ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:53 pm

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‘Back healthy,’ Benito Jones out to help with Ole Miss’ top priority

Benito Jones isn’t interested in making an excuse even if he’s got a legitimate one. Ole Miss’ nose tackle was supposed to be an anchor ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 23, 2018 3:13 pm

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Ole Miss lands five on coaches preseason All-SEC team

Ole Miss placed five players on the coaches preseason All-SEC team. A.J. Brown, Greg Little, Javon Patterson, DK Metcalf and Zedrick Woods were voted to ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 23, 2018 11:35 am

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Is Ole Miss’ defense showing signs of improvement? Offense weighs in

Plenty of eyes will understandably be fixated on Ole Miss’ defense this season. And not just to see if Ole Miss can offer any resistance ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:00 am

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Brittney Reese, Billy Chadwick headline Ole Miss’ M-Club Hall of Fame class

An Olympic gold medalist and one of the most successful coaches in school history headline Ole Miss’ M-Club Hall of Fame class this year. Brittney ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:34 pm

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How Ole Miss surprised walk-on Floyd Allen with a scholarship

A year after joining Ole Miss’ football program, Floyd Allen is now a scholarship athlete. How the Rebels’ receiver came to find that out may ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Wednesday, August 22, 2018 6:00 am

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A.J. Brown returns as Ole Miss transitions into preparation for Texas Tech

DK Metcalf has enjoyed the back and forth between the offense and defense the last few weeks during Ole Miss’ preseason camp, but with the ... Read more

by Davis Potter, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 8:07 pm

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