Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt was pleased with the performance of the offensive line in the Rebels' second practice of spring drills. The team practiced Saturday for two-and-a-half hours in shorts and helmets.
"We came back and had another good one today. The offensive line did a much better job of picking up a few more blitzes, protected the quarterback better. We didn’t have as many turnovers today, and we’ve been stressing that hard.
"The thing about our defense, they’re very fast. When they know where to go and what to do, they’re tough to deal with. They give our quarterbacks a lot of different looks. They disguise things well, so we’ve just got to keep working."
One large spot to be replaced on the Rebels' offensive line is at the tackle position left vacant with the departure of All-American Michael Oher.
The Rebels will do a bit of hitting today, their first practice in full pads. Spring practices will conclude with the Grove Bowl on April 18.