Mississippi Rumors & News

  • Ole Miss DL Breeland Speaks entering draft

    Pro Football Talk "Another underclassman has declared for the 2018 NFL Draft. Ole Miss defensive lineman Breeland Speaks will make a move to the professional ranks next year. Speaks spent three years in Oxford and moved from defensive tackle to defensive end during his final season" December 26

  • Four-star wideout Van Jefferson transfers to Florida from Ole Miss

    CBS Sports "Florida coach Dan Mullen is getting a new weapon in his wide receiving corps, and it's somebody he knows well. Ole Miss wideout Van Jefferson announced Monday night that he's headed to Gainesville to play for the Gators and Mullen, who got the job at Florida after a successful nine-year run..." December 19

  • Top QB Matt Corral flips from Florida to Ole Miss

    Larry Brown Sports "One of the top quarterback recruits in the country has flipped his commitment from Florida to Ole Miss. Matt Corral announced his decision on Thursday night, citing the home-like atmosphere he senses in Oxford as the reason for his decision. “A lot played into this. Coach Matt Luke is a..." December 15

  • QB Shea Patterson says he's transferring to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Shea Patterson, the top quarterback from the 2016 class, makes it official: He's transferring from Ole Miss to Michigan Shea Patterson is coming to Michigan. The former five-star prospect and No. 1-ranked quarterback in the class of 2016 announced his decision to transfer from Ole Miss to..." December 11

  • Ole Miss reverses course on transfers, lifts all restrictions

    College Football Talk "You could probably sense this one coming. When the NCAA levied additional sanctions on the Ole Miss football program, including a 2018 bowl ban, the university confirmed that any player heading into their final season of eligibility would be permitted to transfer with no restrictions. That..." December 06

  • 5-star Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson to visit Michigan

    Fanbuzz "This appears to be progressing quickly. Just a few days after being granted permission to transfer, Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson has reportedly lined up an official visit to Michigan this weekend. Considering some of the issues that Michigan has had at quarterback, Patterson would be..." December 05

  • Shea Patterson granted permission to seek transfer from Ole Miss, Michigan a possibility

    Yardbarker "Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson could be on his way out after the school reportedly granted him permission to seek a transfer, per David Johnson of 247Sports. “Multiple well-placed sources have confirmed to the Ole Miss Spirit today that quarterback Shea Patterson has been granted permission..." December 02

  • Report: Ole Miss Receives Two-Year Bowl Ban, Former Coaches Get Show-Cause Penalties

    SI - College Football "Ole Miss has been handed a two-year bowl ban, multiple scholarship restrictions and a fine for multiple NCAA infractions, reports Chuck Rounsaville of Ole Miss Spirit. Additionally, every coach named in the NCAA investigation has been hit with show-cause penalties of varying lengths, meaning each..." December 01

  • Report: Deontay Anderson seeks transfer from Ole Miss after claims of being misled in recruiting

    College Football Talk "With Ole Miss under investigation for NCAA violations and head coach Hugh Freeze getting canned prior to the start of the season, the fallout is continuing as the program tries to regain its footing. A report from Dan Wolken of USA Today says Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson has filed his..." November 20

  • Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson out for season with torn knee ligament

    ESPN "Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn knee ligament, the school announced Sunday morning. An MRI after a 40-24 loss to LSU on Saturday night revealed that Patterson tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Patterson, a sophomore,..." October 22

  • Ole Miss apologizes, settles lawsuit with Houston Nutt

    The Clarion-Ledger "The three-month legal saga between Houston Nutt and Ole Miss reached its conclusion Monday afternoon. In a joint statement, both parties announced a settlement in Nutt's lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in July, dismissed in August, then refiled in Lafayette County Circuit Court last..." October 17

  • Houston Nutt re-files lawsuit against Ole Miss in Mississippi court

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt re-filed his defamation suit against the university in Lafayette County Circuit Court in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.). Nutt originally filed the suit against Ole Miss in a federal court in July, though it..." October 12

  • Hugh Freeze, disassociated Ole Miss booster had hundreds of phone calls, report says

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze exchanged at least 200 phone calls with a disassociated booster between January 2015 and the end of Freeze's time as coach last month, USA Today reported Friday, citing phone records it had reviewed. Lee Harris was disassociated from the Rebels program by the..." August 18

  • Judge grants motion to dismiss Houston Nutt's lawsuit against Ole Miss

    CBS Sports "A federal judge ruled to dismiss without prejudice the lawsuit former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt filed against the school in July. United States District Judge Neal B. Biggers Jr. granted the motion filed by Ole Miss to dismiss the suit on Tuesday afternoon. The judge ruled that the federal..." August 09

  • Houston Nutt now wants apology, donation in proposed Ole Miss settlement

    CBS Sports "Houston Nutt is ready to move on from his lawsuit against Ole Miss. The former Rebels coach filed suit against the school in July alleging that coach Hugh Freeze, athletic director Ross Bjork and other members of the school's athletic department had violated a separation agreement between Nutt..." August 07

  • Two potential Ole Miss starters arrested, charged with shoplifting

    CBS Sports "Ole Miss needs, more than anything, a way to establish some sense of normalcy during fall camp to move beyond the resignation of Hugh Freeze and prepare for the 2017 season. While interim coach Matt Luke works to get the Rebels ready, he's also gathering information on the Tuesday night..." August 02

  • 3-star guard Blaine Scott decommits from Ole Miss

    SEC Country "Amid the fallout of the Hugh Freeze scandal at Ole Miss, the Rebels lost another commitment in the Class of 2018 on Sunday night. 3-star guard Blaine Scott announced his decision to reopen his commitment on Twitter. Scott cited the recent events at Ole Miss as the reason, but stated that the..." July 31

  • DT Israel Antwine Becomes Third To Leave 2018 Ole Miss Class

    247 Sports "Sunday night proved to be a difficult one for Ole Miss. First, the Rebels suffered a de-commitment from 3-star offensive lineman Blaine Scott. About an hour later, 3-star defensive tackle Israel Antwine joined Scott in departing Ole Miss' 2018 pledge class. Scott and Antwine became the..." July 31

  • Attorney claims Ole Miss trying to avoid full disclosure of Hugh Freeze's phone records

    USA Today "Thomas Mars, the Arkansas-based attorney for former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt, claims the university is trying to avoid full disclosure of more than five years of former coach Hugh Freeze’s phone records and is challenging the school’s estimate of $25,100 in legal fees to complete the..." July 29