Spring Practice Report: 03.29

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Laquon Treadwell (photo by Joshua McCoy)

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Laquon Treadwell (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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March 29, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. - Rebel fans that attended Saturday's football practice at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium were treated to a competitive scrimmage that featured big plays on both sides of the ball.

The offense was able to move the ball on numerous occasions against the Rebel D, but several big turnovers made it a victory for the defense on the cold, overcast day.

"It was good competition," said head coach Hugh Freeze. "I thought we ran the ball well. We had some good plays in the passing game. Laquon (Treadwell) made some good plays. I thought we ran the ball much better than we did last week. But the defense took the ball away from us."

An 18-yard touchdown from Bo Wallace to Treadwell gave the offense some momentum early, but a series of big turnovers gave the defense touchdowns on a Cody Prewitt interception and fumble recoveries by Serderius Bryant and Bryon Bennett.

As the team moved into red-zone situational scrimmaging, Treadwell caught another touchdown from Wallace and Mark Dodson punched one in for pay dirt, before the defense again rallied. Trae Elston had a nice breakup on what looked like another Treadwell score (from Ryan Buchanan), and then Cliff Coleman picked off Wallace in the end zone. The final turnover of the day was a C.J. Hampton interception of DeVante Kincade.

"Other than the turnovers, I thought we had a good day," said Wallace, who was presented a media award from Ole Miss beat reporters on Saturday in recognition of his assistance, honesty and respect in dealing with the media.

The team was without several players on Saturday. Those who have been out for an extended period of time included WR Vince Sanders, RB Jaylen Walton, OL Aaron Morris, DT Woodrow Hamilton. Also out on Saturday were WR Quincy Adeboyejo and DB Senquez Golson. Freeze said Adeboyejo (groin) and Golson (stomach virus) should return to action soon.

"We've got to get some kids healthy for next week hopefully," Freeze said. "Some nagging injuries are holding some folks out that are causing us some depth issues. But it was another good day of work. Certainly we've got to take care of the ball and hope the defense keeps taking it away from opponents like they did today."

Freeze talked about the wide receivers, in light of the absence of Adeboyejo and Sanders.

"We're very thin, but I'm pleased with the work Collins (Moore) has had this spring," he said. "He's been consistent. Cody Core has been consistent. But we're really thin. We need that signing class to get here in a hurry at wide receiver."

The Regions Bank Grove Bowl is next Saturday, April 5, and will kick off at noon. Other Grove Bowl week activities include the Rebels' Choice Awards on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Ford Center and the 25th annual Chucky Mullins Courage Award ceremony on Saturday at 8 a.m. The Ole Miss baseball team hosts Auburn in a weekend series at Swayze Field, and the track & field, women's tennis and women's golf teams will also be in action on campus that weekend. For more details and ticket information, visit OleMissFB.com.

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