OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown has announced that he will skip his senior season and enter this spring’s NFL draft.
The 6-foot-1, 230-pound Brown had a stellar three-year career for the Rebels, and was recently named an AP All-Southeastern Conference selection this ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State’s Jeffery Simmons won the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night after being an anchor in the middle of one of the nation’s best defenses.
The Conerly is awarded to Mississippi’s top college football player, and past winners include current and former NFL ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Four players have been ejected from the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and Mississippi State after a fight at the end of the third quarter.
Ole Miss appeared to score a touchdown on the final play of the quarter Thursday night when A.J. Brown crossed the goal line. ...
Ole Miss tries for another upset vs. No. 23 Mississippi St
No. 22 Mississippi State (7-4, 3-4 SEC, No. 18 CFP) at Mississippi (5-6, 1-6), Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Line: Mississippi State by 10.
Series record: Ole Miss leads 64-44-6.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Mississippi State and Ole Miss meet for the 115th time, including the 91st ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons, Ole Miss receiver A.J. Brown and Southern Mississippi receiver Quez Watkins are among the 10 finalists for the Conerly Trophy.
The Conerly is given each year to the most outstanding college football player in ...
Vandy keeps bowl hopes alive, edging Ole Miss 36-29 in OT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The debate over whether or not A.J. Brown caught the ball in the end zone may never end.
The Vanderbilt Commodores have no doubt Randall Haynie at least broke up the pass, and he believes he pulled it away for an interception. They know for sure that Joejuan ...
Ole Miss WR Metcalf out for season with neck injury
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi receiver D.K. Metcalf is out for the season after suffering a neck injury against Arkansas.
Coach Matt Luke said on Monday that Metcalf was hurt early in the Arkansas game on Saturday, which Ole Miss won 37-33. Luke said the injury wasn’t initially thought ...
Mississippi came within 7 yards of the Southeastern Conference record with its national season-high 826 yards of total offense against Louisiana-Monroe.
It was the biggest output nationally since Oklahoma and Texas Tech each amassed 854 yards against each other in October 2016, and in the ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Matt Luke believed his Rebels had not lost confidence despite disappointing performances against Alabama and LSU in Southeastern Conference competition. As it turned out, he was absolutely correct.
“We had shown flashes of being really good ...
No. 5 LSU honing in on explosive Ole Miss air attack
Mississippi (3-1, 0-1 SEC) at No. 5 LSU (4-0, 1-0), 9:15 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: LSU by 11.
Series record: LSU leads 61-40-4.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
LSU has put itself in position to contend for an SEC West title and a CFP berth, but a loss to unranked Ole Miss would seriously ...
Florida’s Mullen returns to Starkville for SEC matchup
Here are a few things to watch during the fifth week of the Southeastern Conference football season:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Florida at No. 23 Mississippi State. Coach Dan Mullen’s return to Starkville has been anticipated
No. 1 Alabama looks to contain talented Ole Miss offense
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama looks like one of the most complete teams in the country through two weeks, boasting a team filled with stars on both offense and defense.
Ole Miss roster doesn’t have that luxury. With a suspect defense, if the high-scoring Rebels (2-0, 0-0 Southeastern ...
Alabama secondary’s primary concern: Covering Brown & Co.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s new-look secondary is facing its biggest challenge yet. So, however, are the Mississippi receivers.
The top-ranked Crimson ...
No. 1 Alabama travels for SEC test against Mississippi
No. 1 Alabama (2-0, 0-0 SEC) at Mississippi (2-0, 0-0), 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Alabama by 21.
Series record: Alabama leads 49-11-2.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Alabama is trying to continue its impressive early-season play in its first Southeastern Conference game. The Crimson Tide ...
Ta’amu, Phillips help Ole Miss over Texas Tech 47-27
HOUSTON (AP) — Just after Mississippi piled up more than 500 yards in a blowout of Texas Tech on Saturday quarterback Jordan Ta’amu was asked about his group of receivers led by A.J. Brown, DaMarkus Lodge and D.K. Metcalf.
“They’re so talented,” he said. “They’re the best in the nation. I ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s A.J. Brown is used to people having strong opinions about him.
That’s what happens in the Magnolia State after a prized recruit chooses to play football at Ole Miss despite growing up just a few miles from rival Mississippi State’s campus. His sophomore ...
JACKSON — Ole Miss wide receiver A.J. Brown won the 2017 C Spire Conerly Trophy Tuesday night as Mississippi’s most outstanding college football player this season. Now in its 22nd year, the C Spire Conerly Trophy is named after the late Charlie Conerly — the only football inductee in the ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown is well aware of the school’s former star receiver Laquon Treadwell. One reason is because there’s a picture on the wall of the program’s practice facility that displays some of Treadwell’s achievements.
Brown took notice.
Starkville, Miss. — Jordan Ta’amu threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Wilkins ran for two scores and Mississippi upset No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28 on Thursday night.
Ole Miss (6-6, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) held off a late Mississippi State rally to win the Egg Bowl for ...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A.J. Brown thought the ball was overthrown, but kept sprinting and stuck his arms out as far as they would go. The Mississippi receiver was astonished when the ball stuck right in his hands and he ran for a crucial touchdown.
After a year of bad news, things were ...
Two Matchups To Watch
OM receivers vs. LSU DBs
The Rebels have three wideouts whom coach Ed Orgeron expects to be high draft picks. They’ll meet a secondary coming off one of its better showings in a while (11 pass breakups; 4 completions in 21 targets in downfield man coverage). ...
Here are some things to watch in Week 8 of the Southeastern Conference season:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Kentucky at Mississippi State. The Wildcats and Bulldogs are often afterthoughts in the SEC, but both have quietly had a solid first half of the season. Kentucky has a 5-1 record and is in ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson arrived on campus as one of the most celebrated recruits in program history.
Less than two years later — and in the face of some daunting adversity — the sophomore has mostly delivered on those expectations.
Patterson leads ...
KICKOFF: 6:15 p.m. Saturday in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, Miss.
RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1; WWL-AM, 870; WWL-FM, 105.3; KLWB-FM, 103.7
SERIES: LSU leads 60-41-4
LAST MEETING: LSU 38, Ole Miss 21 (Oct. 22, 2016 in Tiger Stadium)
ON OLE ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Shea Patterson was flinging the football all over the field, Jordan Wilkins was running in wide open spaces and the points were jumping on the scoreboard with remarkable speed.
After a three-game hiatus, Mississippi’s offense was back.
Patterson threw for 351 ...
Mississippi (2-2, 0-1 SEC) at No. 12 Auburn (4-1, 2-0), Saturday, Noon ET (SEC Network).
Line: Auburn by 21.
Series record: Auburn leads 30-11.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
The Tigers are trying to win their third straight game to start the SEC schedule and further establish ...
Mississippi’s top receiver Brown out with sprained knee
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown has a sprained MCL in his left knee, but could be ready for the team’s game against No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 30.
Coach Matt Luke said on Monday that Brown will likely be sidelined one to two weeks. The Rebels are off this ...
When Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson is on, he’s tough to beat.
Saturday against UT-Martin, he was on all the way as the Rebels rolled 45-23.
Patterson was 32-for-43 for 489 yards and 5 touchdowns and one interception. The passing yards set a school record.
Who: UT-Martin (1-0) at Ole Miss (1-0)
When: Saturday, Sept. 9, Noon Eastern
TV: SEC Network
Mississippi’s offense looked very familiar during its reasonably comfortable 47-27 win over South Alabama last weekend.
That’s not necessarily a bad thing. The passing game was awesome: Shea Patterson
Patterson, Brown propel Ole Miss past S. Alabama 47-27
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown had trouble explaining what he felt in pregame warmups, but he had no trouble translating those feelings into a record-breaking performance against South Alabama.
“I can’t explain it, but it was definitely a different vibe,” said Brown, ...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s football program might look like it’s in disarray to outsiders.
It’s easy to see why: The Rebels are ineligible for the Southeastern Conference title or a bowl game because of a self-imposed, one-year postseason ban. They also lost their coach in July ...
Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly made it a point during preseason camp to mention that the team’s young receivers were poised to make a big impact this season.
He wasted no time getting them involved in the offense.
Two freshmen — Van Jefferson and D.K. Metcalf — caught touchdown ...