Players Report For First Preseason Of Freeze Era

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Aug. 2, 2012

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OXFORD, Miss. – Hugh Freeze’s first preseason got underway Thursday, as players reported to campus for the start of fall camp.

“Our journey begins, and I’m so excited to get started,” Freeze said. “(Strength) Coach (Paul) Jackson did a great job this entire offseason of preparing these guys, and we’re looking forward to putting all of our focus on getting better as a team these next few weeks.”

Among those reporting are 14 first-year Rebels, most of which attended summer school and have already been working out with the team. Quintavius Burdette, Robert Conyers, Issac Gross, Mike Hilton, I'Tavius Mathers, Ben Still, John Youngblood and Jaylen Walton enrolled in first summer term, while Cody Core, Trae Elston and Anthony Standifer were on campus for the second session.

Matt Brown, Tyler Gray and Nathan Noble are also new to the program.

Freeze said he hopes to have Channing Ward and Temario Strong join the team in the coming days.

“They are continuing to work through the process, and we hope to have them in camp as soon as possible,” Freeze said.

Thursday’s activities include “a taste of Mississippi agriculture.” Players and staff will be treated to a steak dinner, sponsored by the state's 17,000 cattle producers through their Beef Checkoff Program along with the Mississippi Cattlemen's Association and Mississippi Land Bank.

Following the meal will be orientation meetings. First-year players will undergo physicals and receive equipment before joining the rest of the team for meetings on academics, compliance and other areas.

Ole Miss will hold Media Day activities Friday beginning with Freeze’s press conference at 2 p.m. OleMissSports.com’s RebelVision will carry live streams of the press conference and interviews with several key players.

All Saturday practices will be open to the public, including this weekend’s workout at 9:45 a.m. on the practice fields. Times and locations for other Saturday practices will be announced at a later date, and all other practices are closed to the public.

Once again this year, OleMissSports.com will be on hand for every minute of the Rebels' preseason drills with daily practice reports and RebelVision's video highlights.

Players reporting Thursday include:

Ferbia Allen

Darone Bailey

Abdul Bangura

Justin Bell

Bryon Bennett

Ontario Berry

Justin Bigham

Jim Broadway

Chief Brown

Matt Brown

Terrell Brown

Barry Brunetti

Serderius Bryant

Quintavius Burdette

Tanner Burns

Pierce Burton

Tyler Campbell

Cliff Coleman

Dehendret Collins

Chris Conley

Robert Conyers

Cody Core

Frank Crawford

Will Denny

Jared Duke

Trae Elston

E.J. Epperson

Corey Gaines

Aaron Garbutt

Chris Gill

Senquez Golson

Tyriek Gracia

Terrell Grant

Uriah Grant

Tyler Gray

H.R. Greer

Issac Gross

Mitch Hall

Woodrow Hamilton

A.J. Hawkins

Jacob Hickman

Mike Hilton

Jordan Holder

Kyle Horine

Chase Hughes

Ethan Hutson

C.J. Johnson

Jason Jones

Patrick Junen

Joel Kight

LaKedrick King

Denzel Nkemdiche

Josh Lancaster

Keith Lewis

Ja-Mes Logan

Randall Mackey

Mike Marry

Carlton Martin

Will Martin

I'Tavius Mathers

Brishen Mathews

Emmanuel McCray

Maikhail Miller

Donte Moncrief

Collins Moore

Philander Moore

Aaron Morris

Jamal Mosley

Korvic Neat

Ivan Nicholas

Nathan Noble

Sam Noblin

Jack Nuismer

Nicholas Parker

Gilbert Pena

Wesley Pendleton

Josh Pinkston

Cody Prewitt

Josh Price

John Ratliff

Robert Ratliff

Jeremy Reed

Andrew Ritter

Bryson Rose

Vince Sanders

Charles Sawyer

Jeff Scott

D.T. Shackelford

Tobias Singleton

Anthony Standifer

Ben Still

Walker Sturgeon

Evan Swindall

Devin Thomas

Carlos Thompson

Bo Wallace

Jaylen Walton

Cameron Whigham

Ralph Williams

Derrick Wilson

Kameron Wood

John Youngblood

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