Official Release on the Passing of Justin Reed

Reed, 35, was a Four-Time All-SEC Selection

OXFORD, Miss. – Justin Reed, the first Rebel to earn All-SEC honors all four years and the first two-time Wooden Award candidate from a Mississippi college, passed away early Friday morning (October 20, 2017) at the age of 35 following a battle with angiosarcoma.

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of an all-time Rebel great,” said Ole Miss men’s basketball head coach Andy Kennedy. “J. Reed epitomized the qualities of what it means to be an Ole Miss Rebel. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and to all those who mourn with us.”

A four-year starter during his time at Ole Miss (2001-04), Reed etched his name in the school record books.… Read more...

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Recaps Win Over Vanderbilt, Previews Matchup with No. 24 LSU

Ole Miss Football Head Coach Matt Luke met with the media Monday to recap the win over Vanderbilt, and preview Saturday’s contest with No. 24 LSU (6:15 p.m., ESPN).

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Opening Statement…
“After reviewing the tape I was really excited. Anytime you get an SEC win, it’s a good thing. Watching the tape, it was the obvious. I’m really pleased with our balance offensively and I thought that really helped. Defensively, I really liked our energy — (we had) seven sacks, and they got some turnovers. So I’m really pleased with that.”

Injury Report…
“Injury wise, we had some bumps and bruises offensively but nothing major.… Read more...

Luke Talks Practice, Vanderbilt Preparation

Photo by Greg Pevey, Rebel Nation Magazine

Ole Miss Hosts Vanderbilt on Saturday

By Brian Scott Rippee, OleMissSports.com

Oxford – A dip in temperature gifted Ole Miss with crisp, cool practice conditions on Wednesday, something the team savored while aware it is only temporary as the weather is supposed to get hotter as Saturday approaches.

“It was really hot yesterday and cooler today,” head coach Matt Luke said. “I think it is going to be hot again on Saturday. It is going to be a big deal on Saturday it being hotter than it has been for a couple games. I think our depth will be key.”

The Rebels are looking for their first win in over a month after a strenuous road trip came to a close.… Read more...

Ole Miss and New York Jets Great Larry Grantham Passes Away

Won Two Sugar Bowls as a Rebel and a Super Bowl with the Jets

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss and the State of Mississippi lost another sports legend Saturday, June 17, 2017, with the passing of football star Larry Grantham, 78, who was also a member of the Super Bowl III champion New York Jets.
Stringer Funeral Home in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, is in charge of the service, which will be held Wednesday, June 21, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Crystal Springs. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at Stringer Funeral Home.
Grantham played linebacker and end for legendary Ole Miss coach John Vaught from 1957-1959, earning three letters, and helped lead the Rebels to a 28-4-1 record, including Sugar Bowl victories over Texas and LSU and a win over Florida in the Gator Bowl.… Read more...