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  • Ole Miss starting LB Sam Williams suspended indefinitely following arrest on sexual battery charge

    CBS Sports "Ole Miss linebacker Sam Williams has been suspended indefinitely by the school after an arrest on a felony sexual battery charge. Williams, a senior, as booked into Mississippi's Lafayette County Detention Center at 9:30 a.m. CT on Friday and released at 2:42 p.m. on $25,000..." July 26

  • Ex-Florida WR Dionte Marks announces transfer to Ole Miss instead of UCF

    Saturday Down South "Last Friday, former Florida wide receiver Dionte Marks announced he was bound for the University of Central Florida; however, on Wednesday evening, he pulled a 180 and announced his intention to transfer to Ole Miss to join Lane Kiffin’s program. “First and foremost,..." July 23

  • Ole Miss Football Announces Home-and-Home with Charlotte

    SI "Ole Miss football is scheduled to play a future home-and-home series against Charlotte, as announced by both schools on Tuesday. Ole Miss will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina, to face the 49ers on Sept. 12, 2026. The Rebels will then host Charlotte the following year on Sept. 4,..." July 01

  • Ole Miss confirms four-star 2020 WR Marc Britt has officially signed

    College Football Talk "Ole Miss is (finally) on the receiving end of a late football recruiting gift. In November of last year, Marc Britt committed to play his college football at Florida.  The Early Signing Period came and went without the four-star 2020 prospect signing with the..." July 01

  • Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signs bill officially changing state flag

    ESPN "Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill to retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem following widespread, increased pressure that came in part from the sports world. "This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead..." June 30

  • Mississippi Legislature Passes Bill to Change State Flag

    Wall Street Journal "The legislature in Mississippi, the last state with the Confederate battle emblem on its flag, voted by a wide margin Sunday to change the state’s flag after 126 years. The bill now heads to Republican Gov. Tate Reeves, who has pledged to sign it, saying the argument over the..." June 29

  • Mississippi State's Kylin Hill reacts to progress in changing state flag

    Sporting News "Kylin Hill didn't need to say much Saturday after the news that Mississippi's state flag might be in for a redesign. The Mississippi State running back had his say about the issue earlier in the week. Hill was reacting to the state legislature going..." June 28

  • Lane Kiffin is already trolling Mike Leach on Twitter

    Larry Brown Sports "If you weren’t already excited for Lane Kiffin and Mike Leach coaching SEC rivals, maybe this will do it for you. Kiffin and Leach, the coaches of Ole Miss and Mississippi State, created a bit of a viral moment Thursday when they appeared at the Mississippi state capitol to..." June 28

  • Lane Kiffin, Mike Leach Lobby To Remove Confederate Symbol From MS State Flag

    Clarion Ledger "Before either of them ever step foot on the home sidelines for Ole Miss or Mississippi State, Lane Kiffin and Mike Leach will have to confront the Mississippi legislature. Kiffin and Leach plan to address the state legislature on Thursday morning. The coaches, along with Ole Miss..." June 25

  • Ole Miss retiring Giants legend Eli Manning’s No. 10 jersey

    Clutch Points "Eli Manning was able to carve out a successful career in the NFL with the New York Giants. But his time in college at Ole Miss also deserves to be celebrated. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Ole Miss is retiring Manning’s No. 10 jersey during the upcoming..." June 22

  • Ole Miss football players express support for moving school's Confederate statue

    USA Today "Members of the Ole Miss football team expressed their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and called for changes to continue on campus in a video posted Saturday on social media. Ole Miss defensive end Ryder Anderson was one of several players to appear in the..." June 21

  • Commissioner threatens no SEC championships in Mississippi until state flag changes

    ESPN "SEC commissioner Greg Sankey threatened to not host any future conference championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its flag. Mississippi is the only state that still has the Confederate symbol -- a blue cross with the 13 stars -- on its flag. "It is..." June 18

  • Lane Kiffin shares how Ole Miss have fallen behind amid pandemic

    Larry Brown Sports "College football activity hadn’t started when the coronavirus pandemic really began to impact the United States, but now that we’re in our fourth month of it, offseason activities have been significantly derailed. That is causing major issues for a lot of programs. Lane..." June 13

  • Lane Kiffin shares why he took the Ole Miss job

    Larry Brown Sports "Lane Kiffin is getting ready to begin his fourth head coaching stint in college football, one that takes him back to the SEC. After getting his start as a head coach for the Oakland Raiders when he was 31, Kiffin went to college and coached at Tennessee. He left the Vols after a year..." June 11

  • Ole Miss, USF football coaches, players participate in unity walks

    ESPN "Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin, who took part in a unity walk on the campus Saturday along with athletes and coaches from various sports as well as athletic administrators, said he was "proud to stand with his players" in the fight against racial..." June 06

  • 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