Rebels officially add 4-star WR to 2020 recruiting class

Graphic Courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics Ole Miss has made a late official addition to its 2020 recruiting class.  Marc Britt, a 4-star recruit who committed to the Rebels back in February, will be able to join the team this summer, according to the Ole Miss Athletics.  OFFICIAL | 4️⃣⭐️ WR @Marcbritt_p6 has signed and … Continue reading “Rebels officially add 4-star WR to 2020 recruiting class”

Dark cloud over Mississippi sports clears with removal of state flag

Eleven days ago, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey became the first prominent voice from the world of sports to renew the call for Mississippi to take action regarding its controversial state flag. The following day, the NCAA joined the cause by expanding its Confederate flag policy, prohibiting any postseason events — baseball regionals, women’s NCAA Tournament games, etc. — from … Continue reading “Dark cloud over Mississippi sports clears with removal of state flag”

Kiffin, Leach to lobby for flag change at state capitol Thursday

Thursday has the potential to be a historic day at the Mississippi capitol amid the increasing pressure placed on lawmakers to change the controversial state flag. On hand to assist with the game plan in Jackson will be a large group of coaches and administrators from both Ole Miss and Mississippi State.  Throughout the week, … Continue reading “Kiffin, Leach to lobby for flag change at state capitol Thursday”

Ole Miss bolsters defense with addition of two transfers

Ole Miss has had an active week in the transfer market, adding two players on the defensive side of the ball. First up, the Rebels went north of the border to secure the commitment of Tavius Robinson, a 6’8 240-pound DE from Ontario’s University of Guelph. Robinson told Yancy Porter with 24/7 Sports that he … Continue reading “Ole Miss bolsters defense with addition of two transfers”

Ole Miss to retire Eli Manning’s jersey this fall

Graphic Courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics This fall, Eli Manning will become the third Rebel and the second member of his family to have his number retired at Ole Miss.  The youngest Manning brother’s #10 will officially be retired during a ceremony when Ole Miss hosts Auburn on September 19th.  “We couldn’t be prouder or … Continue reading “Ole Miss to retire Eli Manning’s jersey this fall”

NCAA: No championship events in Mississippi unless flag is changed

The NCAA has issued a strong message to the state of Mississippi regarding its controversial state flag. The NCAA has taken SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey’s comments on the Mississippi flag a step further by expanding a policy that prevents postseason events from being held in the state unless a change is made. The NCAA’s ‘Confederate … Continue reading “NCAA: No championship events in Mississippi unless flag is changed”

Speaker Gunn discusses impact of COVID-19 on Mississippi’s budget

As work continues at the capitol following the recent resumption of the 2020 legislative session, the focus is beginning to shift to the state budget.  There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on Mississippi’s economy. During an appearance on the Gallo Show this morning, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn … Continue reading “Speaker Gunn discusses impact of COVID-19 on Mississippi’s budget”

Top 2021 in-state basketball prospect commits to Ole Miss

The top in-state basketball prospect in the class of 2021 has committed to Ole Miss. Daeshun Ruffin, a 4-star PG out of Callaway High School in Jackson, announced his commitment on Twitter this morning. 110% committed 😤 pic.twitter.com/A43ww5hEcb — #24SoShifty (@DaeshunRuffin) June 17, 2020 Ruffin chose the Rebels over Auburn, Florida, Mississippi State, Alabama and … Continue reading “Top 2021 in-state basketball prospect commits to Ole Miss”

Rising junior Blake Hinson set to transfer from Ole Miss

Photo Credit: Joshua McCoy — Ole Miss Athletics Rising junior Blake Hinson, a two-year starter for the Ole Miss basketball program, has entered the transfer portal, according to AL.com‘s Matt Zenitz.  Hinson, listed as a guard/forward, started 31 games his freshman year and 27 games a season ago; finishing his sophomore season as the teams’ … Continue reading “Rising junior Blake Hinson set to transfer from Ole Miss”

Ole Miss inks Mike Bianco to 4-year extension

Ole Miss has inked head baseball coach Mike Bianco to a contract extension.  Bianco’s new deal will keep Collegiate Baseball’s 2020 National Coach of the Year in Oxford for four more years — the maximum allowed by state law.  “Mike is one of the best baseball coaches in the nation, and this contract is intended … Continue reading “Ole Miss inks Mike Bianco to 4-year extension”

Ole Miss season opener in Houston moved to September 6th

Ole Miss’ season opener officially has a new date.  While it had been rumored for some time now, Ole Miss has announced that its season opener against Baylor in the 2020 Texas Kickoff at NRG Stadium in Houston has been moved from Saturday, September 5th to Sunday, September 6th.  The move will bring an added … Continue reading “Ole Miss season opener in Houston moved to September 6th”

Kiffin’s confidence level for on-time start to season “changes kind of weekly”

It’s a question on all of our minds as the countdown to week one continues — Will the college football season start on time? It’s been three months since the suspension of the NBA caused a domino effect that left the world of sports in a state of flux, but as of late, there are … Continue reading “Kiffin’s confidence level for on-time start to season “changes kind of weekly””