Mississippi Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State offer scholarships to 286-pound eighth-grader Jaheim Oatis

    ESPN "Some college football programs will make offers to middle school prospects to gain attention on a national level. It appears to be much more than that in the case of 6-foot-4, 286-pound Jaheim Oatis. According to a tweet posted Friday by Oatis, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Alabama have made..." July 24

  • Les Miles interested in Ole Miss job

    Yardbarker "In the wake of Hugh Freeze’s dismissal as the head football coach of Ole Miss, many names have been tossed around as his replacement, including Les Miles. And according to one report, Miles would jump at the chance to coach the Rebels, less than a year after being fired at LSU. Responding to an..." July 24

  • Houston Nutt files lawsuit against Mississippi after school pinned NCAA case on him

    USA Today "Former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt filed a federal lawsuit against his former employer Wednesday, alleging key figures including current football coach Hugh Freeze and athletics director Ross Bjork violated the school's 2011 severance agreement with him by pushing a false public narrative that the..." July 12

  • Ole Miss stands by Hugh Freeze in response to NCAA allegations

    Sporting News - NCAAF "The University of Mississippi on Tuesday acknowledged in its response to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations that it "has concluded that significant violations occurred in connection with its football program over a period of years" but argued against the NCAA's claim of lack of institutional..." June 06