Whitehaven (Memphis) running back Mark Dodson verbally committed to Ole Miss this morning over finalists Vanderbilt and Mississippi State.
Dodson is considered a four-star recruit and the No. 3 all-purpose running back in the country by Rivals.com. Scout.com has Dodson listed as a three-star running back and the No. 40 back in the 2013 signing class.
As a junior, Dodson ran for over 2,000 yards and 28 touchdowns.
Dodson is Ole Miss’ ninth verbal commitment towards the 2013 class, joining DB Antonio Allen, RB Eugene Brazley, WR Dannon Cavil, DT Marquel Combs, OL Davion Johnson, LB Mario Mathis, WR Quadarias Mireles and DT Christopher Robinson. (May 14, 2012, Page 3B)