Sports

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

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By Charlie Smith
Emmerich Newspapers

Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different.

Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football.

Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with … Read more

Cody Prewitt ready for an Egg Bowl win

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By James Pugh
Emmerich Newspapers

Ole Miss free safety Cody Prewitt loves his university. He said he has always wanted to go to Ole Miss, especially since his junior high days at Sylva-Bay Academy in Jasper County, about halfway between … Read more

Rebels ready to better banner year

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Ole Miss looks for standout win

By Josh Troy
Emmerich Newspapers

The Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying a banner season, thanks to a strong passing game by senior quarterback Bo Wallace and a defense that has allowed fewer points than … Read more

Rebels’ ‘Possum’ torn by historic season

Buster Wolfe
Emmerich Newspapers

COLUMBIA — Richard “Possum” Price is an Ole Miss Rebel, red and blue through and through. He was a lineman on two of the school’s three national championship football teams under iconic coach Johnny Vaught.

However, … Read more

Much needed SUccess

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MSU looking for division title

By Chris Whitaker
Emmerich Newspapers

Mississippi State’s best start in school history and first-ever No. 1 ranking took a blow with its 25-20 loss to Alabama on Nov. 15.

Despite the loss, though, the Bulldogs … Read more

Egg Bowl has playoff implications

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By Bill Burrus
Emmerich Newspapers

Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight.

The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to … Read more

‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

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By Charles M. Dunagin
Emmerich Newspapers

McCOMB — Ralph “Catfish” Smith jokes that he lettered at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State when he played intercollegiate football.

“I was the fifth man in the Mississippi State backfield,” said the former … Read more