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Rebel Roundup - 11/23/09 - Ghost slept until 10:30 Edition

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I'm sitting here in my brother's Oxford town house, nursing a sore throat with a delicious cup of hot green tea, and generally wishing the festivities of the weekend that was would have never come to a close.  Also, I aInT gOtTa Go To WoRk so that's pretty awesome as well.  While I'm still in Mississippi and Louisiana over the next few days, I'm going to make sure to get as much Southern Pecan, fried catfish, and biscuits and gravy in my belly as possible.  Wish me luck.

Ten Games Revisited: No. 4 | Team Speed Kills
In this series, the fellas at Team Speed Kills take a look at what they got right and wrong in when they looked at a November game back in August.

2009 Bowl Projections | The Rivalry, Esq.
The Rivalry, Esq., SBNation's Big Ten (slower) equivalent of the SEC's Team Speed Kills, projects the Rebels to meet the Nittany Lions of Penn State in Orlando come January 1.  Joe Pa, bring it.

Rebel pass rushers turn up the pressure | The Clarion-Ledger
We've got lots of hot Brandt action for you this morning.  This piece focuses on Emmanuel Stephens emergence and the solid play of the DL en masse.

UM’s Neely gains league honor | The Clarion-Ledger
And this one just gives some props to Left Guard Ried Neely for being named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week.

'Six halfback pass' | The Clarion-Ledger
And this one is a fun read on the go-ahead touchdown score involving the tricky pass from Dex to Shay. 

"I could see down the field and there was Shay," McCluster said. "He was so wide open. Anybody could have thrown that one."

Congrats, Dex.  You earned that one.

Rebels Drop Title Game To No. 5 Villanova |
Chris Warren scored 24 points, but No. 5 Villanova used a big second half to hand Ole Miss a 79-67 loss in the championship game of the 2009 O'Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Lost in the fray of the frustration we Rebel basketball fans feel from the game last night is the fact that we played the number five team in the nation. I know it's a bit defeatist of an approach, but we still performed very well in those circumstances, despite the loss. Yes, the frustration is compounded by the fact that we did maintain leads and we did even have the game knotted up at half, but all things considered, I'm proud of Kennedy's squad so far.