JUNIOR COLLEGE: Signed with Arkansas out of high school, but elected to attend Chipola College instead ... Lettered two years under head coach Jeff Johnson at Chipola along with current Rebel teammates Blake Newalu and Eric Sauls ... Posted a 7-3 record with a 3.90 ERA in 2010 ... Struck out 97 and walked 50 in 85.0 innings of work as he was named an All-Conference selection ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Jerry Song at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, Illinois ... Ranked as the No. 57 prospect in the nation by Baseball America in 2008 and the No. 37 prospect by Perfect Game ... Posted an 8-2 record his senior season with 80 strikeouts in 48.0 innings of work ... Named a 2007 AFLAC All-America selection and participated in the AFLAC All-America game ... Two-time All-State, All-Area and All-Conference selection (2007, 2008) ... Also lettered in football ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Anthony and Kristy Wright ... Born: September 26, 1989 ... Has two siblings, a brother, Aaron, and a sister, Alyssa ... Played summer ball with the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League ... Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 23rd round of the 2008 MLB Draft ... Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 23rd round of the 2010 MLB Draft.
The SEC Storied documentary "It's Time," centered on the the inspirational friendship between former Vanderbilt football player Brad Gaines and former Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, will premiere on Tuesday on the Vanderbilt campus and will debut on... read more
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The No. 18 Ole Miss football team won the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game defeating Boise State 35-13. The Rebels move into Southeastern Conference next week with a road test at Vanderbilt from Nashville's LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. The... read more
ATLANTA -- Boise State had been the highest scoring team in the nation, averaging 40.2 points per game dating back to the 2000 season. Highlighted by four interceptions, eight tackles for loss and big hits by several different players, the... read more
ATLANTA -- After an up-and-down first half, which included a touchdown and three interceptions, senior quarterback Bo Wallace and the Ole Miss offense found their stride in the second half, particularly in the fourth quarter. Leading 7-6 early in the... read more
Three areas to watch as Ole Miss opens its 2014 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Boise State from Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Contrast in Experience Boise State has one of the youngest teams in the country with 67 freshmen... read more
Here are three pieces to keep in mind as we look ahead to the Ole Miss volleyball team's season-opening weekend in Buffalo, New York, starting with Canisius on Friday morning, the first of four matches over three days at the... read more
For high school football players in Georgia, all roads lead to the Georgia Dome and the state championships. For a handful of Rebels, those roads lead home, as Ole Miss opens the 2014 season against Boise State in the Chick-fil-A... read more
ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy asked each of the 65 coaches from the Power Five conferences to describe their team in one word. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's word? Relentless. The same can be said of the Ole Miss defense. And... read more
After playing 110 minutes in a 1-1 draw with Georgia on Friday night, Ole Miss responded with a gutsy 1-0 win over Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. The defense, led by senior goalkeeper Kelly McCormick was the story of the... read more
Big time crowd for @SECNetwork live sports event debut. Record attendance of 1,823 for @OleMissSoccer Let's finish strong.-- Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) August 23, 2014 Ole Miss kicked off the 2014 season in thrilling fashion, rallying to a 1-1 draw with... read more
Like defensive coordinator Dave Wommack, defensive line coach Chris Kiffin has been pleased with his players throughout fall camp, particularly the depth bolstered by the return of junior defensive end C.J. Johnson and the addition of sophomore Fadol Brown and... read more