OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has played his last college football game. The Rebels star, who was recently charged with marijuana possession after a 15-foot fall at an Atlanta hotel, will not play in the […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has been charged with possession of marijuana after being hospitalized following a fall at an Atlanta hotel. Police say the 21-year-old from Loganville, Ga., broke a hotel […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Police say star Ole Miss football player Robert Nkemdiche was hospitalized after falling from a wall at an Atlanta hotel. Department spokeswoman Kim Jones says it appears that 21-year-old Nkemdiche broke a […]
OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — When highly-regarded recruit Robert Nkemdiche joined his brother Denzel at Ole Miss , the two had plans of forming the core of the Rebels’ defense. Because of injuries, that hasn’t happened […]
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. […]