Mississippi State

DB Jourdan Thomas makes 'easy decision,' commits to Tennessee

Jourdan Thomas decommitted from Mississippi State on Wednesday afternoon, officially reopening his recruitment going into his official visit to Tennessee. Before the end of his weekend stay in Knoxville, he knew where he wanted to play. The Class of 2022 safety from Montgomery (Ala.) Catholic Preparatory School announced Saturday night...
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Bulldogs set for Sunday battle with undefeated Minnesota

Mississippi State (6-1) experiences a step up in competition Sunday when the Bulldogs play host to undefeated Minnesota (6-0) from the Big 10. The Bulldogs and Golden Gophers were slated to play last year at Minnesota before Covid ended up cancelling that meeting. Tipoff on Sunday is set for 1 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum and the game will be televised by ESPNU.
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Lane Kiffin, Ole Miss agree on new contract

Lane Kiffin and Ole Miss have agreed on a new contract, the school announced Saturday. No details on the length of the new deal or any salary increase for Kiffin were disclosed, though the Clarion-Ledger reported that one year has been added to Kiffin’s contract in keeping with Mississippi law regarding public employees. The former Alabama offensive coordinator and Tennessee, USC and Florida Atlantic head coach was previously under contract through 2024 at better than $4.5 million per season.
Daily Mississippian

Critical race theory’s threat to Mississippi children

On Nov. 15, Gov. Tate Reeves submitted his 2023 fiscal budget to the state legislature, outlining his priorities for the year and recommending how he would like to see tax revenues allocated. One of Reeves’s proposals is to spend $3 million to “eliminate critical race theory” by promoting a more patriotic educational curriculum. He went further and recommended that the legislature pass a law banning taxpayer dollars from being used to fund what he deems as “propaganda,” but what exactly is critical race theory, and is it really being taught in our Mississippi schools?

Ole Miss Announces Big Lane Kiffin Contract News

Lane Kiffin is staying in Mississippi after all. On Saturday, Ole Miss announced it agreed to a new contract with its head coach in a flashy seven-second video. “The party continues,” the university said. Kiffin was mentioned in several coaching carousel rumors this season, most notably being linked to the...

Ole Miss announces contract extension for football head coach Lane Kiffin

OXFORD, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders with the University of Mississippi announced the college has agreed on a new contract for head football coach Lane Kiffin. During his second season with the Rebels, Kiffin guided Ole Miss to a 10-2 record, the first 10-win regular season in school history. That includes a perfect 7-0 mark at Vaught-Hemingway […]

Ole Miss, Lane Kiffin agree to new deal

OXFORD – Ole Miss and football head coach Lane Kiffin have agreed to a new contract, the school announced Saturday night. Kiffin, in his second year, has a 15-7 record overall and led the No. 8 Rebels to their first 10-win regular season in program history in 2021. The financial details of the new deal and its duration were not disclosed, though it is believed the deal will pay Kiffin at least $8 million per year.
Washington Post

Joyner scores 20, Mississippi beats No. 18 Memphis 67-63

OXFORD, Miss. — When Mississippi coach Kermit Davis scanned the final stat sheet, he chose the obvious explanation after the Rebels defeated No. 18 Memphis 67-63 on Saturday. “It’s free throws. We analyze a lot of things as coaches and sometimes it’s real simple” Davis said. “It wasn’t a pretty...

Ole Miss upsets No. 18 Memphis to remain unbeaten at home

Ole Miss basketball logged a top 25 victory to remain perfect at home as the Rebels beat No. 18 Memphis, 67-63. Seven foot center Nysier Brooks nailed two extremely clutch free throws with ten seconds remaining to close out the victory for Ole Miss (6-2). The Rebels are now 5-0 at home for the season. Memphis (5-3) is now on a three game losing streak.