SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Ole Miss’ need to find linebackers for the 2011 season got a boost as a prep standout from Florida said he wanted to play for the Rebels and coach Houston Nutt in the future.Keith Lewis of Tampa, Fla., (Freedom High) chose Ole Miss Wednesday, according to his coach, Tchecoy Blount. The 6-foot-1, 215-pound Lewis had offers from Michigan, Nebraska, West Virginia, USC and South Florida, among others. He finished the 2010 season with 104 tackles, according to tampabay.com, and is scheduled to be a member of the All-Hillsborough team that will be announced next week.
More on Lewis and Ole Miss recruiting in Thursday’s paper as well as this week’s recruiting profile, WR Collins Moore. (December 22, 2010)