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Orgeron, Rebels counting on Schaeffer's arrival

Updated: July 27, 2006, 11:21 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

HOOVER, Ala. -- Did Ole Miss coach Ed Orgeron count the proverbial chicken before the egg hatched? In February, when the Rebels beat out schools such as Kansas State, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin to sign junior college quarterback Brent Schaeffer, Orgeron named the fleet-footed passer his starter -- before the player was even academically qualified.

Nearly six months later, and with the Rebels reporting for preseason practice in a week, Schaeffer still hasn't arrived in ...

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