One of the nation’s top defensive linemen, Jackson Callaway’s Breeland Speaks, and three of his teammates are here in Oxford to take part in Ole Miss Elite Summer Camp.Speaks was joined at Friday’s camp by teammates Rod Taylor, one of the nation’s top-rated offensive guards, as well as Ronald Walker and Dayall Harris. Both Walker and Harris are committed to play for the Rebels.
Speaks is a 6-foot-4, 285-pounder is rated as the fifth-best overall prospect in the state of Mississippi for the 2014 class by Rivals.com. He’s also ranked as the ranked as the 240th-best prospect in the nation by Rivals. Two other national recruiting services, Scout.com and 247 Sports, rate Speaks as a three-star prospect.
Speaks’ stock has risen since being named the DL MVP at both the Under Armour and Nike SPARQ combines held respectively in Birmingham and Memphis this past spring. Speaks elaborates on his rise up the recruiting rankings as well as his thoughts on Ole Miss in this video prior to camp.
(June 7, 2013)