Gus Malzahn Innovates College Football Recruiting

By Chris H Coach Gus Malzahn is known as an innovator of college football offense but most don’t know that he is also an innovator in coming up with new recruiting tactics to discover new talent. Since his arrival on The Plains, it has been rumored that Malzahn added a staff member to specifically scout the police scanners […] Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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ESPN and Comcast Reach Deal For The SEC Network

By Chris H ESPN and the Southeastern Conference announced today that a deal has been reached with Comcast to carry the SEC Network that will launch August 14th. Comcast subscribers will also have authenticated access to additional live events scheduled for the SEC Network’s and Comcast’s digital platforms – including the Xfinity TV Go app and website, WatchESPN and […] Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Three Alabama Players Named To Walter Camp Award Watch List

By Chris H The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced the players that are on the watch list for the Walter Camp Award at the end of the season. Three Tide players are included in the list of fifty. Landon Collins, T.J, Yeldon and Amari Cooper are the ones included. “We are proud to continue the great work of […] Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Saban: “I didn’t have interest in Texas”

By Chris H Earlier this week, an excerpt from Paul Finebaum’s upcoming book claimed that the University of Texas was prepared to offer Coach Saban $100 million to become the head coach of the Longhorns. During his appearance at SEC Media Days, he refuted that claim. “I didn’t have any conversations with them. Nobody offered me anything. So […] Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Jarran Reed and Kenyan Drake Suspended But Not Off The Team

By Chris H Crimson Tide running back Kenyan Drake and and defensive end Jarran Reed are suspended but not off of the team after their recent arrests, Saban said at SEC Media Days today. Drake was arrested earlier this month for obstructing governmental operations while Jarran Reed was arrested for DUI this past weekend. “When they prove that I […] Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Ole Miss Rebels: SEC Media Days 2014 (videos)

The Ole Miss Rebels are next up to the podium for the final day of SEC Media Days this year. Can Hugh Freeze continue to turn this program around?

Cody Prewitt – Senior

All-America first team (Associated Press, USA Today, Lindy’s) … 55th first team All-America selection in school history and the first Rebel safety selected first team since Harry Harrison in 1973 … All-America second team (Athlon) and honorable mention (SI.com) … All-SEC first team (AP, league coaches, Sporting News, ESPN.com, College Sports Madness) and second team (Athlon) … Ranked the No. 20 player in the SEC by ESPN.com … Thorpe Award semifinalist … Phil Steele Midseason All-America third team … Phil Steele Midseason All-SEC first team … Played in every game with 11 starts at free safety … Led the SEC and tied for seventh nationally with six interceptions … First in SEC and tied for ninth nationally with 0.46 interceptions per game … Fifth in SEC with 1.0 passes defended per game … Tied for seventh in SEC with two forced fumbles … Finished second on team with 71 tackles and first with 13 passes defended … Also had 4.5 TFLs … Earned third letter … at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Led the team with eight tackles (seven solo) and had the game-saving interception in the final seconds, in start … vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Posted six stops (three solo), forced a fumble and intercepted a pass, in start … at Texas (9/14/13): Had four tackles (two solo) and registered a career-high three PBUs in start … at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Recorded four tackles (three solo) and a QB hurry and intercepted a pass in start … at Auburn (10/5/13): Made five tackles (three solo), forced a fumble and broke up a pass, in start … vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Made eight tackles (six solo) with a TFL in start … vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Made seven tackles (three solo) and intercepted a pass in start … vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Made six solo tackles, including 2.0 TFLs, in start … vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Posted six tackles (five solo) and broke up a pass in start … vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Led team with a season-high 12 tackles, posting a TFL and an interception, in start … at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Made four solo tackles, intercepted a pass (25-yard return) and broke up a pass in start … Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Assisted on a TFL … Named preseason All-SEC third team by Athlon.

 

C.J. Johnson – Junior

Started the first four games at defensive end and missed the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery on his ankle … Collected 12 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and two QB hurries in those four contests … Earned third letter … at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made two stops (one solo) in start … vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made two tackles with 1.0 TFL in start … at Texas (9/14/13): Made five tackles, with a career-high 3.0 TFLs, and a QB hurry in start … at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Made three tackles (one solo) and had a QB hurry in start … Named preseason All-SEC second team by Athlon and Birmingham News, third team by the league coaches, media and Lindy’s, and fourth team by Phil Steele … On the CFPA Defensive Lineman Trophy Preseason Watch List.

 

Bo Wallace – Senior

He was a Conerly Trophy finalist (Mississippi’s top college football player) … Starting quarterback in every game … Set school records for total offense (3,701 yards) and completions (283) in a season … Completed 283 of 437 passes for 3,346 yards (third-most in school history) with 18 TDs and 10 INTs … Ranked thirrd in the SEC and 26th nationally in both total offense (284.7 ypg) and passing (257.4 ypg) … In SEC play, ranked second in total offense (300.8) and passing (283.4) … Was fourth on the team with 355 rushing yards and tied for first with six rushing TDs … Earned second letter … at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Tied a career high with 31 completions on 47 attempts for 283 yards, while rushing a career-high 18 times for 48 yards with two touchdowns … vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Completed 8 of 15 passes for 188 yards and two TDs, all in the first half … Also rushed for 15 yards on two carries … at Texas (9/14/13): Completed 17 of 25 passes for 177 yards and two TDs, while rushing for 57 yards on 12 carries with another TD … at #1 Alabama (9/28/13): Completed 17 of 31 passes for 159 yards and ran 12 times for 5 yards … at Auburn (10/5/13): Completed 25 of 48 passes for a season-high 336 yards with two TDs and two INTs … vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Completed 22 of 36 passes for 301 yards, three TDs and one INT, while rushing for 27 yards on nine attempts … vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Completed 30 of 39 passes for 346 yards and rushed 11 times for 18 yards … vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Completed 15 of 22 passes for 186 yards, two TDs and no picks … vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Posted career bests of 416 passing yards and 428 total yards (both rank No. 2 in school history) with three TDs and two picks, completing 27 of 34 passes and rushing for 12 yards … vs. Troy (11/16/13): Completed 17 of 26 passes for 272 yards, three TDs and no interceptions, adding a team-high 66 rushing yards and another score while directing the offense to a school-record 751 total yards … vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Battling flu-like symptoms, completed 26 of 42 passes for 244 yards and an INT while rushing for 6 yards … at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Completed 26 of 40 passes for 182 yards and three interceptions, while rushing 12 times for 31 yards and catching one pass for 19 yards on a trick play from Laquon Treadwell … Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Named Music City Bowl MVP after completing 22 of 32 passes for 256 yards, a TD and an INT along with a game-high 86 rushing yards and two TDs on the ground … Named to preseason watch lists for the Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award and Manning Award … Held out of throwing drills in the spring after offseason clavicle surgery … Resumed passing in May and participated in all of preseason camp

 

Hugh Freeze – Head Coach of The Ole Miss Rebels

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