Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell returning after broken leg

September 1, 2015 in Sports

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze hopes star receiver Laquon Treadwell scores a touchdown every time he touches the ball this season for Ole Miss. Except once. “In […]

Freeze says Mississippi freshmen will contribute

August 20, 2013 in Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News, Top Stories

Mississippi’s celebrated freshman class won’t be standing on the sidelines for long.

Second-year coach Hugh Freeze said the team’s most highly rated recruits – like defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, receiver Laquon Treadwell and offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil – have played well during the first two weeks of preseason camp and will contribute immediately when the Rebels open the season against Vanderbilt on Aug. 29.

The trio of five-star prospects will be surrounded by other young faces. Freeze expects around 10 freshmen to make their debut against the Commodores.

Freeze said it’s “certainly a challenge” to make sure all the freshmen are ready to contribute. He said the coaching staff is trying to make sure it doesn’t ask the young players to do too much.