BOCA RATON, Fla. • Facing fourth-and-goal very early in a scoreless game, Lane Kiffin did not even hesitate in his call to leave his Florida Atlantic offense on the field.
OXFORD • New athletics director Keith Carter said he would pursue a current head coach but would also consider Power Five conference coordinators in his effort to find the next head coach for Ole Miss.
OXFORD • Rod Barnes believes he’ll bring a better Cal State-Bakersfield basketball team to his Ole Miss homecoming on Saturday than the team he had Tuesday night.
The buzz for Ole Miss coaching candidates seems to have settled around three – Mike Norvell, Billy Napier, Lane Kiffin -- with Charlotte’s Will Healy as a down-the-line option.
OXFORD • Kermit Davis is hoping three hard workouts in two days will help the Rebels distance themselves from the highs and lows of a holiday trip before their next big challenge.
OXFORD • Ole Miss athletics director Keith Carter, in his first major personnel move since having his own interim tag removed 11 days ago, on Monday promised a quick and efficient search for the school’s next football coach.
STARKVILLE • Quarterback Tommy Stevens was unable to play in Thursday’s Egg Bowl for Mississippi State due to an upper body injury sustained last week against Abilene Christian.
STARKVILLE • Mississippi State won the Battle for the Golden Egg on Thursday night, and when the Bulldogs hoisted the trophy on their home field everything looked like it has for every game between Mississippi’s SEC rivals.
Ole Miss will try to bounce back from its first loss of the season when the Rebels take on Penn State today at 4 p.m. at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery have a combined 39 years of experience covering the Egg Bowl rivalry between Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Individually, this will be the 23rd Egg Bowl for Alford to cover, while Lowery will report on his 16th consecutive matchup between the in-state foes. F…
The top two ground-gainers in the SEC are among the finalists for the Conerly Trophy, presented annually to the top college football player in Mississippi.
OXFORD • Complete domination by Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl last year won’t be a primary motivating factor for Ole Miss on Thursday night in Starkville, Rebels coach Matt Luke insists.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. • In cross country, a team can often tell shortly after a race begins if it is going to be “its day.” For the Ole Miss men, that moment came less than five minutes into the 10K race when one of their top scorers dropped out.
MEMPHIS • A frantic Ole Miss comeback fell short, and No. 16 Memphis, without its best player, dealt the Rebels their first loss of the season on Saturday afternoon.
OXFORD • There will be a coming and going of two key players, not just one, when Ole Miss meets 16th-ranked Memphis at the FedEx Forum on Saturday at noon.