vs. #7 Indiana (1/2/21): Took part in all 81 snaps in bowl victory over the Hoosiers
Graded out as the Rebels' second-best offensive lineman with a grade of 78.0
Helped block for a Rebel offense that threw for 346 yards and two touchdowns against an Indiana team that was leading the FBS in interceptions coming into the game
2020 (REDSHIRT SENIOR): Started all 10 games at right tackle … Allowed two sacks in 430 pass blocks … Participated in the 2021 Reese's Senior Bowl … vs. #7 Indiana (1/2/21): Took part in all 81 snaps in bowl victory over the Hoosiers … Graded out as the Rebels' second-best offensive lineman with a grade of 78.0 ... Helped block for a Rebel offense that threw for 346 yards and two touchdowns against an Indiana team that was leading the FBS in interceptions coming into the game … at LSU (12/19/20): Played all 77 offensive snaps at right tackle and blocked for a rushing attack that ran for a season-high 307 yards ... vs. Mississippi State (11/28/20): Made his 40th career appearance, starting at right tackle and playing all 85 offensive snaps in the Egg Bowl victory ... vs. South Carolina (11/14/20): Started at right tackle and played all 86 offensive snaps ... Blocked for an offense that totaled 708 total yards, the third most in school history and most even in an SEC contest ... at Vanderbilt (10/31/20): Lined up as the starting right tackle and played 72-of-86 offensive snaps ... vs. Auburn (10/24/20): Started at right tackle and played 80-of-81 offensive snaps ... Blocked for a rushing attack that totaled a season-best 283 yards ... at Arkansas (10/17/20): Started at right tackle and played 91-of-92 offensive snaps ... Was the Rebels highest graded run blocker with a grade of 77.4 ... vs. #2 Alabama (10/10/20): Started at right tackle and played all 89 snaps ... His protection allowed the Rebel offense to record 647 yards, the most an Alabama defense has ever given up and the most ever by and Ole Miss team in an SEC game ... Was the highest rated run blocker on the offensive line ... at Kentucky (10/3/20): Made his 14th consecutive start and played all 72 snaps at right tackle ... vs. #5 Florida (9/26/20): Started and played every snap at right tackle ... Had the best run blocking grade amongst Rebel linemen ... Blocked for a Rebel offense that tallied 613 total yards of offense vs. the Gators, the fourth-most against an SEC opponent ... It was the first time since 1969 (vs. Alabama) that the Rebels had over 600 yards of total offense and 400-plus yards passing vs. an SEC opponent.
2019 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Started all 12 games at left guard ... Allowed just one sack in 416 pass blocks ... Graded above 80 percent in pass blocking in four games ... Played a total of 895 snaps, with 768 coming at left guard and 141 at right guard ... at Memphis (8/31/19): Made first career start at left guard ... Lined up on 53 snaps without allowing a sack or quarterback hit ... vs. Arkansas (9/7/19): Lined up on 81 snaps without allowing a sack ... Helped the Rebel offense record 483 yards in 31-17 win ... vs. Southeastern Louisiana (9/14/19): Graded out at 72 percent while not allowing a sack, QB pressure or missed an assignment over 82 snaps in 40-29 win ... vs. #23 Cal (9/21/19): Appeared in 25th career game and made fourth start at left guard ... Did not allow a sack over 86 snaps ... at #2 Alabama (9/28/19): Tied for team lead with 91 snaps, while not allowing a sack or QB hit ... vs. Vanderbilt (10/5/19): Did not allow a sack or QB pressure on 59 snaps in 31-6 win ... at Missouri (10/12/19): Allowed zero sacks, hits or hurries on 80 offensive snaps against Mizzou ... vs. Texas A&M (10/19/19): Did not give up a sack or hurry on 79 snaps as a starter ... at #11 Auburn (11/2/19): Allowed zero sacks or QB hits, while making ninth consecutive start ... vs. New Mexico State (11/9/19): Graded out at 72.2 percent on 61 snaps while not allowing a QB hit, pressure, sack or hurry ... Helped Ole Miss record the fifth-most rushing yards in school history (447) and most since 1962 ... vs. #1 LSU (11/16/19): Did not allow a sack or QB hit on a team-high 74 snaps against the Tigers ... Registered first career tackle ... at Mississippi State (11/28/19): Tallied a team-high 79 snaps and did not surrender a QB hit or sack.
2018 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 12 games as a reserve offensive lineman ... Made 2018 debut off of the bench vs. Texas Tech (9/1/18) ... vs. Southern Illinois (9/8/18): Helped the Rebels put up 76 points, the fifth-most in school history ... Ole Miss' 629 total yards were the sixth-most in school history, while the 470 team passing yards were second-most ever by a Rebels team ... vs. #1 Alabama (9/15/18): Appeared in a reserve role vs. the Crimson Tide ... vs. Kent State (9/22/18): Played as a reserve offensive lineman ... Helped pass block for Jordan's Ta'amu's 442-yard passing effort, the fourth-most yards in school history ... at #5 LSU (9/29/18): Saw the field as a reserve offensive lineman ... vs. ULM (10/6/18): Played 19 snaps off the bench and graded out at 89 percent ... Helped block for an Ole Miss offense that set school records in both total offense (826) and passing yards (517) ... The 826 total yards were the second-most ever by an SEC team and are the most by any FBS team this season ... at Arkansas (10/13/18): Played specifically on special teams ... vs. Auburn (10/20/18): Saw most of his action on the line during field goals and PATs ... vs. South Carolina (11/3/18): Played limited playing time as a reserve offensive lineman ... at Texas A&M (11/10/18): Played specifically on special teams ... at Vanderbilt (11/17/18): Saw action mainly on special teams.
2017 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in nine games ... Saw playing time in the season opener vs. South Alabama (9/2/17) making his Rebel debut ... Also saw the field at No. 12 Auburn (10/7/17) ... Played vs. Vanderbilt (10/14/17) on special teams ... Saw playing time against Arkansas (10/28/17) ... Saw playing time in the win at Kentucky (11/4/17) ... Hit the field in the victory over Louisiana (11/11/17) ... Played in the Egg Bowl victory at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/23/17).
2016 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any action and was redshirted ... Member of the 2016 signing class.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a 4-star prospect by Scout and 247Sports and ranked among the top 250 national recruits by both outlets ... Tabbed the 14th-best offensive tackle in the nation by Scout and 24th-best by 247Sports ... Helped Nashville to the semifinals of the 2A state playoffs ... First team Belleville News-Democrat All-Area in both football and basketball, as well as 2A All-State in basketball by the Illinois Football Coaches Association ... Played offensive tackle, tight end and defensive end in high school ... Coached in high school by Tim Kuhn.
PERSONAL: Son of Dale and Kim Newman ... Full name is Royce Dalton Newman ... Born: Aug. 17, 1997 ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll in fall 2018 ... Graduated with a bachelor's in criminal justice in May 2020.
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