Ole Miss CB Myles Hartsfield (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss retooling on defense this spring after difficult 2016 season

The Ole Miss defense struggled mightily last season, to say the least. What's followed is a complete retooling effort, including three new coaching hires, as well as position changes and more. Photos courtesy of Petre Thomas.

Ole Miss DB Deontay Anderson (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DB Kweisi Fountain (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DB Armani Linton (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DB C.J. Hampton (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DB Zedrick Woods (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DB Jarrion Street (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DB A.J. Moore (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss linebackers coach Bradley Dale Peveto (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Austrian Robinson (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL D.J. Forte (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DE Marquis Haynes (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Breeland Speaks (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Markel Winters (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Austrian Robinson (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Charles Wiley (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Garrald McDowell (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Charles Wilely (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss defensive line coach Freddie Roach (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Markel Winters (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss CB Myles Hartsfield (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DE Victor Evans (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Josiah Coatney (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss DL Breeland Speaks (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss RB Eugene Brazley (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss RB Eric Swinney (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss QB/TE Jason Pellerin (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss WR D.K. Metcalf (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Derrick Nix and Eric Swinney (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss offensive line coach Matt Luke (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss RB Jordan Wilkins (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Jordan Wilkins and Shea Patterson (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss OL Eli Johnson (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)

Ole Miss TE Octavious Cooley (Photo credit: Petre Thomas)


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