Defensive tackle Lavon Hooks, the No. 15 prospect in the ESPN Junior College 100, committed to Ole Miss Rebels on Thursday over offers from several top programs, including Auburn, Mississippi State, Nebraska and Washington.
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze has received a one-year contract extension and a $500,000 raise, increasing his base salary to $2 million per season after leading the Rebels to a bowl appearance in his first season.
It's no secret that elite defensive line play has been key for the SEC during its run of six straight national titles. Travis Haney asks around to find out how the teams are able to gain such a significant advantage.