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AJ McCarron

The Times' 'Super 16' countdown: No. 15 Mississippi

The Times' 'Super 16' countdown: No. 15 Mississippi

Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 15 Mississippi: This is what we mean when we say Southeastern Conference teams know how to "work it." Mississippi hits the new era with a talented team poised to cherry-pick the four-team playoff should only a few things bounce the Rebels' way. The third year of Coach Hugh Freeze's master plan has been masterfully timed and choreographed. "My expectations were to make Ole Miss very relevant in the SEC West," Freeze said in July. "And I think this year we should do...