In an interesting twist, Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt closed practice to the media for the rest of the week. That’s a first in his short tenure in Oxford.
Is it gamesmanship? Are they working on trick plays? Is it all smoke and mirrors?
I guess that will be a secret since the Great Wall of Secrecy has now been erected around the Rebel practice fields.
From reading this blog by Ole Miss beat writer David Brandt of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, reporters typically saw 30 minutes of practice. It mostly consisted of stretching and warm-up drills. So the question is why send such a message?
We haven’t been closed off from the eight or so minutes we see Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.