Gunnar Hoglund, Ole Miss (Photo by Eddie Kelly / ProLook Photos)


Rogers Review: Ole Miss’ Hoglund Forming Into Complete Pitcher


ARLINGTON, Texas — Ole Miss has won a school-record 18-straight games after Sunday’s 5-4 win over Texas Tech to improve to 2-0 at the State Farm College Showdown. And each step along the way of this winning streak, there has been at least one constant.

That’s Gunnar Hoglund.

Hoglund hasn’t had the easiest path to success at Ole Miss. He drew a combination of praise and consternation coming out of high school after turning down the Pittsburgh Pirates as a first-round pick. When you’re a first-round pick and you choose the college route over the big bucks, expectations couldn’t possibly[…]