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  • Ole Miss' first black football player dies at 65

    National Post "Robert “Ben” Williams, the first black football player to get in a game for Ole Miss, died Monday in Jackson, Miss., at age 65. He died of natural causes, according to the Rebels football program, which tweeted Monday, “It is with deep sadness that we announce the..." May 19

  • USC, Ole Miss schedule home-and-home in 2025-26

    The Score "For the first time in the history of their programs, USC and Ole Miss will meet on the football field beginning in 2025. The Trojans will host the Rebels on Aug. 30, 2025, and Ole Miss will welcome USC to Oxford on Sept. 19, 2026,..." May 18

  • Lane Kiffin thinks he was unfairly fired by USC

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin still does not believe his USC firing was deserved. Kiffin was the head coach at USC for three full seasons and then got fired midway through his fourth season in 2013. Kiffin was 28-15 at the time of his firing and the team was in the middle of a 3-2 season. He told Colin..." May 05

  • Consensus growing around potentially shortened college football season

    Yardbarker "College football is still sorting out how to progress as the coronavirus pandemic continues, and a new plan may be taking shape. Longtime sports broadcasting personality Dan Patrick said on Monday’s episode of “The Dan Patrick Show” that consensus is growing around a..." May 04

  • Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin: Managing NCAA athlete compensation 'scares me a lot'

    USA Today " This is only the beginning. The NCAA announced Wednesday morning that its board of governors supports rule changes that would allow student-athletes to profit off their names, images and likenesses. This legislation would not allow universities to compensate athletes..." April 30

  • Lane Kiffin has great line about the fun of working with Nick Saban

    Yardbarker "Lane Kiffin and Nick Saban had a somewhat turbulent relationship during their time together at Alabama. That always makes for good quotes when Kiffin is asked to reminisce about it. The Ole Miss coach had another good line Wednesday when asked by FOX Sports host Colin Cowherd about..." April 29

  • 5 College Football Teams That Will Be Most Impacted By The Coronavirus

    Sportsnaut "As things stand, the world will certainly not be back to business as usual by the time normal college football season rolls around due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, it seems the season is still going to happen one way or another. How exactly this altered season will..." April 28

  • Early reactions to college football's offseason coaching hires

    The Score "Now that Colorado has landed former Miami Dolphins receivers coach Karl Dorrell, college football's hiring-and-firing season has concluded (we think). Placing grades on new head coaches can be a futile task. Two years ago, Scott Frost (Nebraska) and Chip Kelly (UCLA) were..." February 29

  • Commitment breakdown: Marc Britt chooses Ole Miss

    Rivals "THE COMMITMENT: Longtime Florida commit Marc Britt announced his intentions to sign with Ole Miss on Thursday night, signifying a change of heart for the four-star athlete and some good news for Lane Kiffin’s program. Below, Rivals.com has a look at what the news means for..." February 21

  • Ole Miss adds Devin Bush Sr. as recruiting director, Monte Kiffin as analyst

    College Football Talk "Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin has added a few more pieces to his new football program in Oxford. Among the newest additions is former Michigan staff member Devin Bush Sr., who will be the new recruiting director for the Rebels. A team of analysts have also been made official,..." February 07

  • Detraveon Brown says he was misled by Ole Miss on National Signing Day

    MSN.com "The Northwood High School (Shreveport, La.) receiver, rated as a 3-star recruit by 247Sports Composite, announced Wednesday in front of cameras he'd be playing football at Ole Miss. He even broke down in tears while doing interviews with the media, according to the Shreveport..." February 07

  • Sources: Former SEC defensive coordinator to lead UTSA defense

    Football Scoop "Tyrone Nix has agreed in principle to be the defensive coordinator on Jeff Traylor’s first UTSA staff, sources told FootballScoop on Tuesday. The contract has not been signed as of this writing, sources said, but Nix will be the Roadrunners’ defensive coordinator barring..." January 29

  • Lane Kiffin Reveals How He Almost Worked for Ed Orgeron at LSU

    12 Up "Ole Miss wasted no time in finding a replacement for ousted head coach Matt Luke after canning him following a tumultuous 4-8 campaign in 2019. They found their man in FAU's Lane Kiffin, inking him to a five-year, $21 million contract. Kiffin, despite being just 44..." January 28

  • DE Demon Clowney, cousin to Jadeveon Clowney, commits to Ole Miss

    ESPN "Lane Kiffin picked up his first big commitment as Ole Miss' head coach on Monday night when ESPN 300 prospect Demon Clowney committed to the Rebels. Clowney is a 6-foot-4, 220-pound defensive end out of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore. He is a cousin of former..." January 21

  • Ole Miss hires former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin as assistant

    ESPN "Former Maryland head coach D.J. Durkin has joined the coaching staff at Ole Miss to work as an assistant under Lane Kiffin. The school announced the hiring Thursday, naming Durkin, Chris Partridge and Joe Jon Finley as assistant coaches. The school did not specify..." January 02

  • Lane Kiffin trying to hire coaches away from Nick Saban, get revenge

    Yardbarker "Anyone who follows Lane Kiffin on Twitter could tell you that the coach holds a grudge against Nick Saban because of the way Saban parted ways with him at Alabama, and that is one of the many reasons Kiffin being hired as the head coach at Ole Miss will make for some outstanding..." December 11

  • Former Ole Miss coach Matt Luke lands on Georgia staff to oversee offensive line

    ESPN "Georgia has hired former Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke as offensive line coach, the team announced Tuesday. Luke, fired Dec. 1 by Ole Miss, will replace Sam Pittman, hired Sunday as Arkansas' head coach. Pittman spent the past four seasons coaching..." December 11

  • Lane Kiffin has amazing quote about tarmac reception at Ole Miss

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin got a hero’s welcome upon arriving at Ole Miss as the new head football coach, and he had a pretty fantastic response to that. Kiffin greeted fans after arriving in Oxford on Sunday night, kissing babies and interacting with Ole Miss faithful. The reception was..." December 10

  • Ole Miss' Lane Kiffin has something to prove in SEC

    ESPN "It was a long road back, even by Lane Kiffin's own admission, but he's once again an SEC head coach and ready to take his shot at some of the top teams in college football. Kiffin was introduced Monday as Ole Miss' head coach and said he was eager to put down roots and..." December 09

  • Lane Kiffin officially named Ole Miss' new head coach

    The Score "Ole Miss announced the hiring of Lane Kiffin as its new head coach on Saturday. Kiffin will be the Rebels' fourth head coach in the last 10 years after three seasons in charge of Florida Atlantic. The 44-year-old led the Owls to their second Conference USA title in three..." December 07

  • Report: Lane Kiffin to be announced as Ole Miss head coach on Monday

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin to Ole Miss looks like it is happening. Rivals reporter Neal McCready reported on Friday night that Kiffin will be Ole Miss’ next head football coach, though a deal is not officially signed. He says Kiffin will arrive in Oxford on Sunday, a day after FAU’s..." December 07

  • Report: Lane Kiffin ‘Nearing Deal’ To Become Next Head Coach At Ole Miss

    Sportsnaut "Current FAU coach Lane Kiffin is reportedly nearing a deal with the University of Mississippi to become the next Ole Miss head football coach. This news comes by way of Richard Cross, an Ole Miss radio broadcaster for SEC Network, who says the school has already met with Kiffin and..." December 06