Latest Mississippi Rebels football News

No. 6 Baylor tops No. 8 Ole Miss in Sugar Bowl; Corral hurt

Jan. 02, 2022 02:31 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Sugar Bowl showdown against Mississippi and coach Lane Kiffin's explosive, Southeastern Conference-leading offense provided a high-profile platform for Baylor to validate its old-school formula of ball control and aggressive defense. Al Walcott set a Sugar Bowl...

Ole Miss QB Matt Corral injured in Sugar Bowl

Jan. 01, 2022 23:08 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral injured his right leg while being sacked by Baylor's Cole Maxwell during the first quarter of the Sugar Bowl on Saturday night. After being helped off the field by two trainers, Corral took a couple of paces on his own as he...

Corral's decision sweetens Ole Miss-Baylor Sugar Bowl tilt

Dec. 31, 2021 17:10 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral wasn't about to miss a chance to make history in the Sugar Bowl. The potential first-round NFL draft choice has spent four years helping the Rebels (10-2) rise from the bottom of the Southeastern Conference standings to a No. 8...

High-scoring Ole Miss meets stingy Baylor in Sugar Bowl

Dec. 31, 2021 14:01 PM EST

Sugar Bowl: No. 6 Baylor (11-2, Big 12) vs. No. 8 Mississippi (10-2, SEC), Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Mississippi by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Baylor leads, 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Possibly a top-10...

New Oklahoma coach Venables hires Lebby, Roof as assistants

Dec. 10, 2021 15:50 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New Oklahoma coach Brent Venables hired Jeff Lebby as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and Ted Roof as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach on Friday. No. 14 Oklahoma made the announcement a few days after Venables replaced Lincoln Riley. ...

Sugar Bowl matches No. 6 Baylor vs. No. 8 Mississippi

Dec. 05, 2021 18:45 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Big 12 champion Baylor and No. 8 Mississippi, which finished second behind Alabama in the SEC West, will conclude their seasons against one another in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day. “It's a good contrast in styles," Baylor coach Dave Aranda, who...

Mississippi, coach Lane Kiffin agree to new contract

Dec. 04, 2021 21:41 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi and Lane Kiffin have agreed to a new contract after the program's first 10-win regular season. Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Keith Carter Saturday announced what the school described as a new deal. The school didn't...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Dec. 01, 2021 13:46 PM EST

Greenwood Commonwealth. Nov. 30, 2021. Editorial: Hazard pay can create problems The Leflore County Board of Supervisors tripped up last year in doling out “hazard pay” that was bankrolled by one of the federal government’s coronavirus relief...

Jacksonville State hires Rich Rodriguez as head coach

Nov. 29, 2021 21:11 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jacksonville State has hired former major college head coach Rich Rodriguez to lead its program into the FBS level. Rodriguez is a former coach at Arizona, Michigan and West Virginia. He just finished his first season as Louisiana-Monroe's...

No. 8 Mississippi beats Mississippi State 31-21 in Egg Bowl

Nov. 26, 2021 00:22 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Snoop Conner ran for two touchdowns and No. 8 Mississippi scored 21 straight points to beat Mississippi State 31-21 on Thursday night in a windy, rainy and cold Egg Bowl. “What a cool night. What a cool win. We’re happy and relieved,”...