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‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

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By Charles M. Dunagin
Emmerich Newspapers

McCOMB — Ralph “Catfish” Smith jokes that he lettered at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State when he played intercollegiate football.

“I was the fifth man in the Mississippi State backfield,” said the former … Read more

Quarterbacks ready to lead their teams

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By BILL BURRUS
Emmerich Newspapers

Bo Wallace or Dak Prescott? Dak Prescott or Bo Wallace? Who’s the best?

That’s been the debate out of both the Ole Miss and Mississippi State camps all season.

And it will be debated all … Read more

Rebels ready to better banner year

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Ole Miss looks for standout win

By Josh Troy
Emmerich Newspapers

The Ole Miss Rebels are enjoying a banner season, thanks to a strong passing game by senior quarterback Bo Wallace and a defense that has allowed fewer points than … Read more

Eulls tackles make a difference in game and life

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By Taylor Hawkins
Emmerich Newspapers

Through his first three years at Mississippi State, Kaleb Eulls has recorded 84 tackles, and by the first week of November, he had already added another 27.

Some of those tackles were bigger than others, … Read more

Mullen and Freeze transform teams

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By Charlie Smith
Emmerich Newspapers

Dan Mullen and Hugh Freeze aren’t completely different.

Both head coaches were early adopters of the fast-paced, spread option offenses that now dominate college football.

Demographically, they fit the same profile: youthful family men with … Read more

Cody Prewitt ready for an Egg Bowl win

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By James Pugh
Emmerich Newspapers

Ole Miss free safety Cody Prewitt loves his university. He said he has always wanted to go to Ole Miss, especially since his junior high days at Sylva-Bay Academy in Jasper County, about halfway between … Read more

Egg Bowl holds colorful past and much more

Gregory Favors talks smack

By Josh Mlot
Emmerich Newspapers

Let’s play a quick game called “College Football or Professional Wrestling?” Pre-match brawls, post-match brawls, whiskey-laced mid-match drinks, name-calling, rule-breaking, police intervention and general hatred.

Whether you call it the Egg Bowl, the Battle for … Read more

Egg Bowl has playoff implications

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By Bill Burrus
Emmerich Newspapers

Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight.

The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to … Read more