Tag: Ole Miss

Nominees for the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy Announced

Posted on: November 25,2019

The nominees for the 2019 C Spire Conerly Trophy have been announced.  Each of the four year colleges in Mississippi that play football are asked to select their top player as a candidate for the Most Outstanding Player of the Year.  The C Spire Conerly Trophy is named after Clarksdale native, Ole Miss and NY […]

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2020

Posted on: October 22,2019

JACKSON, Miss., (October 14, 2019) – The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the newest members selected to our Hall of Fame. “This six-person class is diverse in gender, color and sports they represent” according to Bill Blackwell, Executive Director of the Museum. The addition of the six new members brings the […]

Nearing 33, Brittney Reese has a young inspiration for her long, remarkable career

Posted on: August 23,2019

The following article is written by former Museum Executive Director, Rick Cleveland and was originally published at mississippitoday.org. Before Gulfport native Brittney Reese became a world champion long jumper, an Olympic gold medalist and a single mother, she was high school and junior college basketball star with a decision to make: Basketball or track and […]

Ole Miss 43, Bama 37: Oh what a night it was….

Posted on: September 20,2015

So, I awakened this morning and immediately checked the newspaper, which I mostly read on my telephone, and the score was still the same: Ole Miss 43, Alabama 37 (at Tuscaloosa). I don’t know what would have seemed more strange 20 years ago: that score or mostly reading the newspaper on my phone. So it […]

Egg Bowl: So many ways to go, including Bo

Posted on: November 30,2014

What follows is my syndicated column that ran in most Mississippi newspapers published on Sundays. There were so many different ways to go with a column about this Egg Bowl. One: The Ole Miss defense, which dominated State at the line of scrimmage, something nobody else has really done this season. Two: Hugh Freeze’s offensive […]

Moncrief monstrous in Rebs' Egg Bowl win

Posted on: November 24,2012

OXFORD — Hugh Freeze was the winning coach, the man of the hour, but Dan Mullen was the coach on the Ole Miss jumbotron as the final seconds ticked down. What goes round, comes round. And, boy, this came around and came around and came around again. “We will never lose to this team again,” […]

Archie Manning had to choose two favorite Egg Bowls

Posted on: November 19,2012

When it comes to picking his most memorable Egg Bowl, Archie Manning can’t choose just one. No, he has to pick one as a player and another as a father. Interestingly, both were played in Starkville. And both games were played in rain. “In 1969, my junior year, we had to beat Mississippi State to […]

Egg Bowl memories: Deuce leads off

Posted on: November 19,2012

Today we’ll begin a week-long Egg Bowl series, involving former players on both sides of the rivalry, and their favorite memories from Egg Bowls past.  We begin with Deuce McAllister, who almost became a Mississippi State Bulldog before he went to Ole Miss.  “My cousin, Michael Davis, was a great player at Mississippi State, and […]