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No. 7 Mississippi tries to fix sputtering offense

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace looks at scoreboard in the final seconds of an NCAA college football game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday Oct. 25, 2014. LSU won 10-7. (AP Photo/The Daily Mississippian, Payton Teffner)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Coach Hugh Freeze has purposely slowed down Mississippi’s offense, choosing to lean on the team’s elite defense to contend in the Southeastern Conference.

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As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, lifelong Mississippi resident Logenvia Morris poses at her home in  Jackson, Miss., next to her prize possession, the first Mississippi game jersey her son Aaron Morris wore for the football team. Morris, who goes to every football game to cheer for her son, said the offensive lineman had to overcome his grandfather’s deep skepticism about whether black students are truly welcome at the university. The warm welcome extended to both mother and son during a recruiting visit by students and players are among the main reasons the Morris family were quick to join the Ole Miss family. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that’s bringing new attention to Mississippi’s flagship university.

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