2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 34 games with starts in the last 7 games of the season ... Averaged 7.2 points in 15.1 minutes per game ... Fourth on the team in scoring, third in 3-pointers (44) and third in free-throw percentage (78.0) ... In SEC play, averaged 7.4 points in 16.3 minutes per game ... Posted double-figure points on 11 occasions ... Led the team in scoring twice and in assists three times ... Posted an 11.3 scoring average over the final 7 games ... Set the Ole Miss freshman record with a 30-point outburst at Auburn (3/2), tying the freshman record with 7 3-pointers ... Tallied 14 points in the SEC Tournament game vs. #15 Kentucky ... Back-to-back 10-point efforts in wins over Arkansas (3/5) and South Carolina (3/10) ... First arrived on the SEC scene with a 17-point outburst (4-5 FGs, 3-4 3-pt FGs, 6-6 FTs) at Vanderbilt ... Helped Rebels during comeback stretch by scoring 9 of his 11 points in the second half at Alabama (2/12) ... Back-to-back then-career highs with 16 points vs. Saint Louis and 17 against Alcorn State ... Tallied 12 points (5-8 FGs) vs. Dayton ... Dished out a career-high 6 assists vs. ETSU ... Had his first highlight-reel dunk vs. Colorado State in Cancun.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 89 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 20 point guard in the country by Scout.com, No. 22 by Rivals.com and No. 23 by ESPN.com ... Averaged 22.4 points and 3.5 assists as a senior, helping Murrah High School to a district championship ... Also helped Murrah, coached by Bob Frith, to a district title as a sophomore ... Named to the All-Southern team by the Orlando Sentinel ... Two-time Dandy Dozen pick by The Clarion-Ledger ... Two-time All-State selection ... Three-time All-Metro ... MVP of the 2010 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game, scoring 22 points in a 112-88 win ... Averaged 17 points as a junior before sustaining injuries in a serious car accident ... Averaged 21 points as a sophomore and set a school record with a 45-point outing that season ... Also played football for two years and was the team MVP and an all-district pick as a junior.
PERSONAL: Full name is Dundrecous Deunta Nelson ... Born Nov. 24, 1991 ... Son of Petronia Nelson and Lehman Ellis ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts ... Member of the Jackson Panthers AAU team under the direction of coach LeMond Roy ... Chose Ole Miss over such schools as Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas State, Mississippi State and USC.
Only 50 days until The Grove is full, the constant shouts of "Hotty Toddy" are in the air, and football kicks off 100 years in Vaught-Hemingway Stadium! Looking forward to this upcoming college football season, seven Rebels were named to... read more
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Along with head coach Hugh Freeze, three Rebels will represent Ole Miss at the annual SEC Football Media Days next week. Junior Evan Engram, just named to the John Mackey Award Watch List for college football's most outstanding tight end,... read more
Five Ole Miss Rebels were chosen as preseason All-SEC selections by some of the people who work closest with the student-athletes, the football media relations directors. The 14 football media relations directors of the Southeastern Conference institutions voted in the... read more
The preseason accolades just don't stop for the Ole Miss football team. Everywhere you look, Rebels can be found on preseason All-America teams. Lindy's Sports recognized seven Rebels for preseason honors, including four All-Americans. Four Ole Miss Football Rebels were... read more
With the season just 74 days away, members of the 2015 Ole Miss football team continue to earn recognition on Preseason All-America lists. Athlon Sports, the latest media outlet to release its 2015 college football preseason All-America team, gave five... read more
Preseason All-America football teams continue to roll in, and Ole Miss has been well represented each time.Today, the Sporting News unveiled its preseason All-America first and second teams, which includes a total of four Rebels.OT Laremy Tunsil and DT Robert... read more
Individual preseason accolades continue to pile up for the Ole Miss football team as college football magazines look toward the 2015 season. Athlon Sports is the latest magazine to release its preseason all-conference teams, June 10; the magazine named nine... read more
The start of summer heat and vacations is also the start of another tradition - preseason college football magazines.One of the first to produce a magazine every year is Phil Steele, whose 2015 version includes about as many Ole Miss... read more
Although they will not begin competing for the Rebels until the fall, several members of the 2015 signing class have arrived at Ole Miss to begin their college journey this summer. The first of two summer sessions offered at the... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 28-May 4, 2015Baseball - The Rebels started the week defeating the Bulldogs, 11-1 in the annual Governor's Cup. The 10-run win for the Rebels marked the largest margin of victory in the 36-year history... read more
Welcome to Pittsburgh...and welcome to #SteelersNation, @Quez_G! #SteelersDraft pic.twitter.com/oY8wZc10Kk-- Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 2, 2015 Congrats Senquez Golson! Drafted 56th overall in the 2015 #NFLDRAFT by the Pittsburgh Steelers. #HottyToddy #FinsUp pic.twitter.com/EPGayDNOu7-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) May 2, 2015 Ole... read more
Six men with ties to Ole Miss were part of the inaugural class of 25 athletes and coaches inducted into the Scott County Hall of Fame this past Saturday at Roosevelt State Park in Morton. It is believed that this... read more
In a tie for 7th place at 7-under, @OleMissFB takes home $30,000 in charity and scholarship. #CFAPBGolf pic.twitter.com/qd0JzilyYR-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 28, 2015 The Ole Miss team of head football coach Hugh Freeze and Sean Tuohy turned in a strong... read more