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Ole Miss Football: It’s Revenge Week for the Rebels

Ole Miss senior Evan Engram snags the reception and beats the tackle from Alabama's Ronnie Harrison at Vaught-Hemmingway stadium Saturday during the Ole Miss v Alabama game.
Ole Miss senior Evan Engram snags the reception and beats the tackle from Alabama’s Ronnie Harrison at Vaught-Hemmingway stadium Saturday during the Ole Miss v Alabama game.

Arkansas ended Ole Miss’ hopes of winning an SEC West title last season. It is time for Ole Miss football to seek out revenge on the Razorbacks.

Fourth-year Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema has only won seven SEC games in his tenure with the Razorbacks. Unfortunately for Ole Miss fans, two of those have come at the expense of the Rebels. It is tough for any Ole Miss fan to argue who the better team was in 2014 in Fayetteville.

The ‘Hogs jumped to a 17-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, winning the game 30-0. Bo Wallace left the game with an ankle injury and all in all the game was just a disaster for the Rebels.

Courtesy of Drew Moak to read the rest of the article go to OleHottyToddy.com

Former Ole Miss DE Greg Hardy leaving football for MMA

Greg Hardy Photo courtesy of ESPN
Greg Hardy
Photo courtesy of ESPN

Former Ole Miss DE Greg Hardy (2007-09) is stepping away from football to pursue a career in mixed martial arts according to MMAFighting.com.

“I’m very focused and excited to start my MMA career,” Hardy told the website. “I’m going to do this the right way, I can assure you of that.”

The site reports that Hardy, 28, has been training the past few months in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. He currently weighs 285 pounds and looks to fight in the heavyweight ranks in 2017. The former Rebels defensive end played with the Dallas Cowboys in 2015 after five seasons with the Carolina Panthers.

Courtesy of Andrew Olsen and to read the rest of the article go to Saturday Down South.com

NFL Rebels Weekly Updates


Here at OleMissSports.com, we are proud to update Rebel fans on the exploits of our former players who lace up their cleats on Sundays in the NFL. Ole Miss has a big presence in the league again this year. There are currently 20 former Rebels on NFL rosters, including two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, recent Super Bowl participants Brandon Bolden and Michael Oher, and 2016 first-round draft picks Robert Nkemdiche, Laquon Treadwell and Laremy Tunsil.

Eleven former Rebels made appearances in the fifth week of the 2016 season. Cody Core, Channing Ward, Woodrow Hamilton made their NFL debut for their respective teams.

Here’s a rundown of how each former Rebel performed in week 5 of the 2016 NFL season:

#38 BRANDON BOLDEN | RB | New England Patriots

Saw action in the Patriots victory over Cleveland (33-13).

#64 FAHN COOPER | OL | San Francisco 49ers (PS)

A member of the 49ers’ practice squad.

#16 CODY CORE | WR | Cincinnati Bengals

Made his NFL debut of the regular season in a 28-14 defeat to Dallas, seeing time at receiver and special teams.

#27 SENQUEZ GOLSON | CB | Pittsburgh Steelers

Did not see action for Pittsburgh’s victory over Kansas City due to injury. Looking to return by November.

#74 WOODROW HAMILTON | DT | New England Patriots

Made his NFL debut and contributed three tackles to help the Patriots defeat the Browns.

#77 JOHN JERRY | OG | New York Giants

Started at right guard in the Giants’ defeat to the Packers (23-16) on Sunday Night Football.

#23 KENDRICK LEWIS | S | Baltimore Ravens

Contributed one tackle in Baltimore’s defeat to Washington.

#10 ELI MANNING | QB | New York Giants

Started at QB for New York, going 18 for 35 for 199 yards with one TD in a defeat by Green Bay (23-16) on Sunday Night Football.

#70 BOBBY MASSIE | OT | Chicago Bears

Started at right tackle for the Bears’ defeat to the Colts (29-23).

#22 Dexter McCluster | WR | San Diego Chargers

Returned four kickoffs for 75 yards, two punts for 15 yards and Logged one rushing yard in the Chargers’ defeat by the Raiders (34-31).

#10 DONTE MONCRIEF | WR | Indianapolis Colts

Did not see action for the Colts’ win over the Bears due to a shoulder injury.

#90 ROBERT NKEMDICHE | DT | Arizona Cardinals

Did not see action for Arizona’s win over San Francisco.

#73 MICHAEL OHER | OT | Carolina Panthers

Did not see action in Carolina’s defeat to Tampa Bay due to injury.

#78 JERMEY PARNELL | OT | Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville bye week.

#33 JAMARCA SANFORD | S | New Orleans Saints

New Orleans bye week.

#78 BRADLEY SOWELL | OT | Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks bye week.

#11 LAQUON TREADWELL | WR | Minnesota Vikings

Contributed to Minnesota’s victory over Houston (31-13). He remains third on the team’s receivers depth chart.

#67 LAREMY TUNSIL | G | Miami Dolphins

Did not see action in Miami’s defeat to Tennessee due to injury.

#12 MIKE WALLACE | WR | Baltimore Ravens

Started at WR for Baltimore, logging seven receptions for 63 yards and a 13-yard run in a 16-10 defeat to Washington.

#71 CHANNING WARD | DE | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Made his first career NFL start and contributed two tackles in Tampa Bay’s victory over Carolina (17-14) on Monday Night Football.

PS = practice squad

Courtesy of Ole Miss Sports

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