Mississippi Rumors & News

  • Deontay Anderson Committed to Ole Miss While Skydiving

    The Big Lead "It’s National Signing Day and that means things are about to get very weird as America’s most athletic youths make personal decisions bound to offend and delight grownups. Announcing a college choice is now something that must be accompanied by a zany activity. Deontay Anderson, a four-star..." February 03

  • Former Ole Miss, Murray St. QB Maikhail Miller, 23, Dies In Car Crash

    NESN "Former Division I college football quarterback Maikhail Miller died in a car crash Saturday night, authorities told The Associated Press. He was 23 years old. Coroner James Anderson told local media outlets Maikhail Miller’s SUV overturned Saturday evening near Holly Springs which ejected him..." February 01

  • Only a few of NCAA's 'roughly 30' Ole Miss allegations concern football, per sources

    SB Nation "The NCAA has formally notified Mississippi's athletic department of allegations of "roughly 30 violations" across the Rebels' football, women's basketball and track and field programs, Yahoo's Pat Forde reported Friday. One Ole Miss source tells Steven Godfrey they believe only five of the 32..." January 30

  • Report: Ole Miss charged with violations

    Yahoo! Sports "The NCAA has formally charged the University of Mississippi with dozens of rules violations in three sports, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. The school has received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA enforcement staff alleging roughly 30 violations in football, women’s basketball and..." January 29

  • Shea Patterson, Rivals’ top 2016 QB, officially an Ole Miss Rebel

    College Football Talk "For any Ole Miss fan who was worrying about whether or not the top commitment in the Rebels’ 2016 recruiting class would honor his verbal, you can officially stop. Less than two weeks ahead of National Signing Day, Hugh Freeze officially reeled in his biggest fish in this year’s recruiting pond..." January 25

  • Four-star WR Tre Nixon commits to Ole Miss

    SI "Four-star wide receiver Tre Nixon announced his commitment to the Ole Miss Rebels on Monday. “First of all, I would like to thank god, my family, teammates, coaches and everyone who has supported me throughout this process. Non of this would have been possible without you. This has been on of..." January 25

  • Ole Miss' Tee Shepard to transfer to Miami (Ohio)

    The Clarion-Ledger "Cornerback Tee Shepard intends to transfer from Ole Miss to Miami (Ohio). The junior is scheduled to complete his degree at Ole Miss this semester and be immediately eligible to play at Miami (Ohio) this fall, which will be his final season of eligibility. The Rebels kept Shepard on scholarship..." January 25

  • Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly returning for senior season

    The Score "Ole Miss is losing offensive stars Laquon Treadwell and Laremy Tunsil to the 2016 NFL Draft, but the program got some good news Monday as quarterback Chad Kelly said he'll return for his senior season. "After serious discussion with my family and Coach Freeze, I wanted my friends and fans to..." January 11

  • Hugh Freeze gets huge raise at Ole Miss

    Alabama "Ole Miss handed football coach Hugh Freeze a substantial raise on Wednesday, which will raise his salary to an average of $4.925 million over the next four seasons. Freeze will earn $4.7 million in 2016, $4.85 million in 2017, $5 million in 2018 and $5.15 million in 2019. He earned $4.3 million..." January 07

  • Ole Miss OT Laremy Tunsil intends to enter 2016 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil, one of the elite talents in college football, intends to enter the 2016 NFL Draft as an underclassman. "After weighing the decision with my family, I will forgo my senior season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft. It's been a lifelong dream to play in the NFL, and..." January 05

  • Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell declares for NFL draft

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "After a record-setting junior season, Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell has decided to move on. In a statement released Monday, Treadwell announced that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2016 NFL draft. “After sitting down with my family, we have decided it is time for..." January 04

  • Ole Miss' Robert Nkemdiche suspended for Sugar Bowl; declares for NFL draft

    The Score "Ole Miss defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche has been suspended for the Sugar Bowl following a misdemeanor marijuana charge and will enter the 2016 NFL Draft, coach Hugh Freeze announced in a statement Sunday. Nkemdiche's status for the bowl game came into question last week when he fell out of a..." December 20

  • Robert Nkemdiche charged with marijuana possession after hotel fall

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Ole Miss football star Robert Nkemdiche has been charged with marijuana possession following his weekend fall from a wall outside a Buckhead hotel, Atlanta police said Monday. After Nkemdiche — a Grayson High School graduate and high-profile NFL prospect — fell about 15 feet outside the Grand..." December 14

  • Ole Miss quarterback DeVante Kincade to transfer

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss quarterback DeVante Kincade announced Monday night on Instagram that he plans to transfer somewhere closer to his home in Texas. “I just wanted to thank god and the university of Mississippi for the opportunity to get a education, chase my dream and grow as a man,” he wrote. “I ran..." December 08

  • Report: Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell likely to declare for draft

    SI "Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell will likely declare for the 2016 NFL draft, reports NFL Media’s Rand Getlin. Treadwell, a junior, missed the final four games of the 2014 season due to a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle. At the time of his injury, Treadwell was leading Ole Miss with..." December 07

  • Ole Miss fan says he was assaulted by police during Rebels-LSU game

    College Football Talk "Ole Miss’s 38-17 win over LSU was a great day for all but two Rebels. Chris Barnes was assaulted by police in the Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium stands during Saturday’s game. His wife Holly posted a video of Chris being punched by uniformed officers. Oxford police has claimed no responsibility..." November 23

  • Statement: Denzel Nkemdiche’s ‘condition is not life-threatening’

    College Football Talk "After nearly a day of rumors and speculation surrounding Denzel Nkemdiche, Ole Miss released a statement somewhat addressing the situation. In the end, though, the best intentions of all involved may have simply added to the mystery. Wednesday, it was reported that Nkemdiche had been..." November 19

  • Report: Ole Miss Linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche Has Been In The ICU Since Monday

    Deadspin "Senior Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche was admitted to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi Monday after being “found” and was still there as of Wednesday night, according to RebelGrove.com. The site reports that Nkemdiche is currently conscious in the ICU, but that it is unknown why..." November 19

  • Report: Ole Miss standout Robert Nkemdiche expected back for Auburn

    Alabama "Preseason All-American Robert Nkemdiche is expected to return against Auburn this weekend, according to The Clarion-Ledger, which cites Rebels defensive coordinator Dave Wommack. Nkemdiche has been suffering from concussion-like symptoms since leaving Ole Miss' game with Memphis Oct. 17. He was..." October 29

  • Report: Ole Miss DT Robert Nkemdiche cleared to play against Texas A&M

    Fox Sports - College Football "Ole Miss got some good news Thursday night as star defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche has reportedly been cleared to return to against Texas A&M this weekend. Nkemdiche was taken out of the game after suffering a concussion in the first half of last week's loss to Memphis and did not return to..." October 24

  • Ole Miss' Laremy Tunsil eligible to return Oct. 24

    The Score "The saga of Laremy Tunsil's suspension appears to have come to an end. Tunsil will be suspended for a total of seven games, the NCAA notified Ole Miss on Monday. He'll be eligible to return Oct. 24 when the Rebels take on Texas A&M." October 13

  • NCAA finds Ole Miss OL Laremy Tunsil accepted extra benefits

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Ole Miss offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil is eligible to return to action for the Rebels’ Oct. 24 game against Texas A&M, the school announced Monday night. Ole Miss said in a release that it was informed of the NCAA's decision concerning Tunsil’s eligibility on Monday afternoon. In total,..." October 13

  • Ole Miss to announce NCAA's Laremy Tunsil decision next week

    CBS Sports "For better or worse for Ole Miss, the Laremy Tunsil eligibility saga is reportedly close to reaching a conclusion. The Rebels' All-American tackle has sat out each of Ole Miss' first five games over an issue of reported improper benefits. ESPN's Peter Burns and Laura Rutledge reported Saturday,..." October 10

  • Ole Miss CB Tee Shepard Quits Football, Will Remain In School

    College Spun "Ole Miss senior cornerback Tee Shepard, who battled through hearing impairment to become a Division I player, has left the Rebel program but will remain in school and obtain his degree. This news comes after it was revealed yesterday that Shepard was considering walking away from the game and..." October 08

  • Rebels LB C.J. Johnson undergoes surgery, out 4-6 games

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss middle linebacker C.J. Johnson underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. “The best thing I love about playing sports is that it challenges your guts and determination,” the Rebels senior wrote in a Facebook post that..." October 07

  • Ole Miss may be without Laremy Tunsil for several more games during NCAA investigation

    Sporting News - NCAAF "No. 15 Ole Miss may be without star tackle Laremy Tunsil for several more games this season amid ongoing NCAA investigations, per reports from ESPN.com. Sources told ESPN.com the largest hurdle in the investigations is a loaner car Tunsil received from Cannon Motors in Oxford, Miss. Tunsil..." September 17

  • Chad Kelly is Ole Miss' starter in week 1, at least

    The Clarion-Ledger "Chad Kelly is expected to start for Ole Miss on Saturday, but coach Hugh Freeze was not saying that for sure or naming a quarterback for the rest of the season. Freeze said that Kelly will take the first snap in practice this week and will do so on Saturday against UT-Martin (11 a.m., SEC..." August 31

  • Ole Miss defensive back transfers to TSU

    Tennessean "Former Ole Miss cornerback David Kamara has transferred to Tennessee State. Kamara, a 5-foot-10, 200-pound native of Loganville, Ga., is expected to practice with the Tigers when preseason camp opens Friday at 9:15 a.m. Kamara is a junior and eligible to play this season because he..." August 05

  • Ole Miss freshman Swinney to have surgery on stress fracture

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss' depth at running back potentially took a hit on Thursday night. Freshman Eric Swinney has a stress fracture in his leg that will require surgery, an Ole Miss spokesperson confirmed to The Clarion-Ledger. Swinney, a native of Tyrone, Georgia, was ranked as the 13th best running back..." July 18

  • Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze says it's time to change Mississippi state flag

    The Score "The Confederate flag has been a recurring topic during SEC Media Days. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze broached the topic ahead of his SEC Media Days podium appearance, maintaining that the Confederate flag should be removed from the Mississippi state flag. "In the late '90s, our university..." July 16

  • Ole Miss offers 'full cooperation' to NCAA in Laremy Tunsil investigation

    CBS Sports "Ole Miss issued a statement Monday confirming that the NCAA and the Rebels are looking into alleged NCAA violations concerning All-SEC offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil. Tunsil's stepfather, Lindsey Miller, met with NCAA officials Friday, only days after Tunsil was arrested on a domestic violence..." July 06

  • NCAA investigating Ole Miss, questions Tunsil's stepfather

    The Clarion-Ledger "NCAA officials were here Friday and interviewed the stepfather of Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil as part of an investigation into multiple alleged rules violations by the University of Mississippi football program. The trip made by NCAA officials comes one week after Tunsil was arrested for..." July 03

  • Stepfather alleges Tunsil was with 'football agents' during fight

    The Clarion-Ledger "Lindsey Miller, the stepfather of Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil, told Lafayette County Sheriff's Department deputies on Thursday night that he and Tunsil's mother were arguing about Tunsil "riding around with football agents" at the time of the incident that led to Tunsil's arrest, according..." June 30

  • Epps' dismissal a blow to Ole Miss' tight end depth

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze described his depth at tight end as "a little thin" this spring. On Wednesday morning, it got a little thinner. Redshirt freshman tight end Sammie Epps has been dismissed for a violation of team rules, an Ole Miss spokesman said, which leaves the Rebels' future at..." June 18

  • Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell will be 'full go' by fall

    The Clarion-Ledger "Hugh Freeze spent most of his time on the Southeastern Conference spring football teleconference running down a long and winding list of injuries. At one point, Ole Miss' coach stopped midsentence to ask, "Who am I forgetting?" The build of injuries, especially along the offensive line and..." May 12

  • Ole Miss player: stepdad was man shot, killed by S. Carolina police

    College Football Talk "A tragic situation in South Carolina, as it turns out, apparently has a connection to the world of college football. Saturday morning, a white North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer shot and killed a 50-year-old black man following a traffic stop. A cellphone video of the shooting..." April 08

  • Hugh Freeze says he would vote to eliminate spring games

    Sporting News - NCAAF "For the next two Saturdays, many of the major programs in college football will wrap up practices with their annual spring games. Ole Miss will be one of those teams, but coach Hugh Freeze says he would rather have his Rebels not play in one this Saturday, according to ESPN's Mark..." April 07

  • Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly completes community service requirements

    CBS Sports "Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly has completed his community service requirements following a December arrest. Kelly was arrested Dec. 21 after getting into a fight with bouncers outside of a night club in Buffalo, N.Y. After reaching a plea agreement in January, Kelly admitted to a charge of..." March 09

  • Sean Patterson has been hired by Ole Miss

    The Clarion-Ledger "The brother of quarterback recruit Shea Patterson is officially an Ole Miss employee. Sean Patterson is in the Ole Miss online directory, with the title of "associate director for recruiting operations." He was added on Monday, although spokesman Kyle Campbell said Patterson started work on..." March 04

  • Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell Is Taking Part In Rebels’ Spring Practice

    College Spun "Roughly four months after gruesomely breaking his ankle against Auburn, Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell will be back on the field for the Rebels. With his team’s spring practice period set to begin, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze met with the media Tuesday afternoon. During his session..." March 03

  • QB Shea Patterson commits to Ole Miss for 2016

    ESPN "Shea Patterson, a four-star Class of 2016 quarterback and the No. 28-ranked prospect in the ESPNJr 300, committed to the Ole Miss Rebels over the LSU Tigers and USC Trojans on Tuesday. The No. 3-ranked pocket passer in the 2016 class is a huge coup for Hugh Freeze since the future of the..." February 17

  • LSU assistant Sean Patterson Jr. leaves LSU after brother commits to Ole Miss

    USA Today "Sean Patterson Jr. left his job as a quality control assistant with the LSU football team last week just days before his younger brother Shea Patterson, the No. 1 high school quarterback in the nation out of Calvary Academy in Shreveport, decided to commit to Ole Miss on Tuesday. Sean Patterson..." February 17

  • Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell running again in injury recovery

    SI "Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell posted an Instagram video on Sunday showing him running alongside teammate Denzel Nkemdiche as he continues to recover from a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle. Treadwell sustained the gruesome injury during a Nov. 1 game against Auburn after he was..." February 17

  • DaMarkus Lodge gives Ole Miss a big win on signing day

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss has its elite wide receiver in the class of 2015. DaMarkus Lodge of Cedar Hill, Texas just announced on ESPNU that he'll sign with the Rebels. He's a four-star wide receiver according to the 247 Sports Composite, though Scout.com considers Lodge a five-star prospect. "I'm taking my..." February 04

  • LSU LB target Leo Lewis decommits from Ole Miss

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Huge news on the recruiting trail Friday evening as Mississippi standout linebacker Leo Lewis decommitted from Ole Miss. Lewis is taking his official visit to LSU this weekend, so the timing is an extremely good sign for the Tigers. " February 01

  • Ole Miss’ Trae Elston issues mea culpa for arrest

    College Football Talk "Very early Thursday morning, two Ole Miss football players were arrested and charged. A day later, one of the two publicly apologized. Defensive back Trae Elston and wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow were each charged with disorderly conduct, while Elston had a charge of resisting arrest..." January 26

  • Two Ole Miss players arrested in Oxford

    The Clarion-Ledger "Two more Ole Miss football players are in trouble with the law. Safety Trae Elston and wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow were both arrested shortly after midnight today and charged with disorderly conduct, according to the Lafayette County Detention Center's booking log. Elston was also..." January 22

  • Former Ole Miss RB I'Tavius Mathers signs with MTSU

    DNJ "I'Tavius Mathers is coming home. The former Blackman standout running back, who announced last week that he was leaving Ole Miss after three seasons, signed a letter of intent with MTSU on Thursday. He will begin classes when the spring semester starts on Tuesday. Mathers, a 5-foot-11,..." January 16

  • Ole Miss recruit Chad Kelly agrees to plea baragin

    USA Today "Ole Miss quarterback signee Chad Kelly has reportedly agreed to a plea bargain. He has pled guilty to disorderly conduct and agreed to apologize to Buffalo police as well as perform 50 hours of community service, according to a local television report. Kelly appeared in Buffalo city court today..." January 05

  • Ole Miss QB signee Chad Kelly arrested in scuffle with police

    Buffalo News "Chad Kelly, a former local high school football star who signed a major college football scholarship offer last week, was arrested early Sunday after police say he fought with bouncers trying to evict him and a companion from a downtown bar and restaurant and later scuffled with police. Kelly,..." December 22

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