Mississippi Rumors & News

  • Ole Miss QB: 'A lot of guys go to bed hungry at night'

    SI - College Football "The NCAA passed a rule in April allowing for unlimited meals for athletes. The decision came after - but was apparently unconnected to - Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier saying he often went to bed hungry. Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace expressed similar sentiments recently, saying the..." July 18

  • Denzel Nkemdiche back with Ole Miss

    ESPN.com "Ole Miss redshirt junior linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche has returned to the Rebels' football team following his spring suspension, coach Hugh Freeze said on the final day of SEC media days Thursday. Freeze said that Nkemdiche, who has 117 career tackles in two seasons, will be allowed to fully go..." July 18

  • SEC defines QB 'strike zone' for defenders

    ESPN.com "In a move to further protect players from dangerous hits, the SEC has defined a "strike zone" from below the neck to above the knees in which an unabated defender may attempt to tackle an "offensive player in a passing posture." "This is a player safety issue," said Steve Shaw, the SEC's..." July 17

  • Ole Miss' Golson arrested for disorderly conduct

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Ole Miss defensive back Senquez Golson was arrested early Sunday by Gautier police on a charge of disorderly conduct. Gautier Police Department spokesman Jerry Cooksey said Wednesday that Golson was picked up at 4:50 a.m. Sunday morning on Chestwood Drive. "The officer was in the midst of a..." June 26

  • Former Washington WR Damore'ea Stringfellow tweets he's heading to Ole Miss

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Damore'ea Stringfellow looks to be an Ole Miss Rebel. The former Washington WR tweeted Thursday night that he was heading to Oxford, Miss. and also changed his Twitter background to a picture of the Ole Miss flag. Stringfellow left Washington after the 2013 season when he was charged with..." June 20

  • AU's Grimes: Golson won't be eligible until 2015

    The Anniston Star "Austin Golson will have to wait until next spring to start establishing himself on Auburn’s offensive line. Golson, who transferred from Ole Miss and enrolled at Auburn last month, had hoped to be granted a hardship waiver from the NCAA. Had that occurred, it would have made him eligible to play..." June 17

  • Rebels lose Chief Brown for the 2014 season

    Biloxi Sun Herald "The Clarion Ledger reported Tuesday that Ole Miss defensive back Chief Brown will miss the season after tearing his Achilles' heel during an off-season workout. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze told the Clarion Ledger that Brown tore his Achilles, an injury that typically requires a six to..." June 05

  • Speaks: Missed phone call pushed me away from LSU

    The Clarion-Ledger "The day Breeland Speaks waited months for finally arrived. Hours after his graduation on Wednesday, Speaks and fellow Ole Miss signee Dayall Harris headed to Oxford to begin their college careers. And to think, none of this would have happened had Speaks flipped his commitment to LSU following..." June 03

  • Ex-Ole Miss OL Austin Golson transferring to Auburn as walk-on

    CBSSports.com "Former Ole Miss offensive lineman Austin Golson will transfer to Auburn and join the Tigers as a walk-on, Rebels coach Hugh Freeze announced Monday. "We wish him the very best," coach Hugh Freeze said in a statement released by the school, adding that Golson will follow "normal transfer rules."..." May 12

  • We want our SEC, Gulfport, Miss. councilman says

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Whereas football is akin to religion in the South, Saturday is a holy day of sorts because of college football and Gulfport has its share of rabid fans. Therefore, Cable One should offer viewers the new SEC network in August, the City Council has decreed. Councilman Myles Sharp brought up..." March 25

  • Profanity-laced video could lengthen Denzel Nkemdiche’s suspension

    College Football Talk "Denzel Nkemdiche could wind up being suspended for more than Ole Miss’ season-opener against Boise State after a video surfaced on YouTube of the linebacker directing a profanity-laced tirade toward a group of people believed to be rival fans. The video, according to AL.com, has since been..." March 18

  • SEC Outlook: A&M's potential 1-2 punch, Ole Miss pass rush and Vandy's 3-4

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The loss of Johnny Manziel and Ben Malena at Texas A&M opens the door for a pair of returning running backs to make their mark. Implementing new schemes, changing positions and coming back from injury are also what spring practice is about. RBs could supply Aggies with 1-2 punch With so much..." March 13

  • Denzel and Robert Nkemdiche file counter-suit against accuser

    Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss’ Denzel and Robert Nkemdiche have denied all allegations made against them in a $2 million civil suit. In addition, the Nkemdiches filed a counter-claim against plaintiff Matthew Baird. The two are seeking an unspecified amount in damages for what they say are “untrue and false..." March 12

  • Ole Miss suspends Denzel Nkemdiche for opener

    CBSSports.com "When Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche was arrested in February, coach Hugh Freeze said that he'd been suspended "until we know more." Well, apparently Freeze knows more, as he announced that Nkemdiche will be suspended for Ole Miss' season-opener against Boise State. Nkemdiche will also be..." March 06

  • Mississippi's Nkemdiches, 5 others being sued for $2M after allegedly beating up man

    The Clarion-Ledger "The bad news is piling up for Ole Miss football. A civil suit seeking $2 million in damages was filed Friday in Lafayette County Circuit Court by a plaintiff alleging Denzel Nkemdiche, Robert Nkemdiche and five unnamed football players beat him unconscious about a year ago. The news broke..." February 19

  • Report: Denzel Nkemdiche arrested for disorderly conduct

    CBSSports.com "It appears that Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche had too good of a time celebrating his 21st birthday over the weekend. The Clarion Ledger reports Nkemdiche was arrested for disturbing the peace, disorderly conduct and failure to comply with a police officer late Saturday night. All three..." February 17

  • Ole Miss DE Channing Ward pleads guilty to DUI

    CBSSports.com "Former blue-chip recruit Channing Ward's Ole Miss career took an off-field setback this week as the rising junior defensive end reportedly pleaded guilty to a DUI charge. The Clarion-Ledger reported that Ward had been pulled over after 1 a.m. on Jan 19 and booked on a first-offense charge of..." February 16

  • Ole Miss DE Channing Ward pleads guilty

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss defensive end Channing Ward pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of DUI and lack of insurance. Ward, 21, was pulled over at 1:13 a.m. on Jan. 19 by the Mississippi Highway Patrol and charged with DUI (first offense) of other substance. What that means, a Monroe County Justice Court..." February 14

  • Mississippi school coaches 'ready' for gay athlete

    USA Today "Coaches and administrators from Ole Miss and Mississippi State said they hope they're ready for it, even if the situation has not presented itself yet. The question, though, was unavoidable Monday, a day after former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced via ESPN and the New York Times..." February 12

  • Ole Miss, Utah both get letters of intent from D.J. Law

    USA Today "Both Ole Miss and Utah are claiming it received a National Letter of Intent from Florida athlete D.J. Law. Ole Miss first announced the signature at 8:23 a.m. today. Utah announced at 3:36 p.m. (central) that he had signed with it. An Ole Miss spokesman said the school is looking into it...." February 06

  • Ole Miss commitment Garrald McDowell let's his play on the field speak for itself

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "It is commonplace these days to see a player make a nice catch or hard-hitting tackle and follow it up by jawing at his opponent. And when’s the last time someone scored a touchdown and didn’t offer some sort of celebration dance? “Look at me” seems to be the way of the football world. It’s..." February 04

  • Ole Miss defensive back arrested and accused of sexual assault

    College Football Talk "Ole Miss defensive back Bobby Hill has been arrested by Oxford police as the result of an alleged sexual assault. Hill has been indefinitely suspended by Ole Miss until the legal process has played out. According to a report by local television station WTVA, Hill was taken to a detention center..." January 29