Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze has added a NJCAA All-American center and a former Mr. Football in the state of Mississippi to the list of players who can participate in spring drills. (more…) (January 23, 2013, Page 1B)
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze and his staff have been searching the state and nation for athletic players who can help turn around a program that won just six games the last two years. In the case of South Florida native Charles Williams, the Rebels appear to have not only garnered a verbal pledge from a top athlete, but an outstanding leader as well.
The 6-foot-2, 183-pound Williams picked the Rebels over West Virginia on Thursday for several reasons including the chance to make his own mark away from home. Williams, who plays quarterback, safety and cornerback at Champagnat Catholic in Hialeah, Fla., talked about the opportunity to play wide receiver in the Southeastern Conference and make his mark on a program like he has done so far at his high school. (July 30, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Florida athlete Charles Williams is ready to help the Ole Miss Rebels any way he can. (more…) (July 27, 2012)
Recruiting football players from the talent rich state of Florida is something almost every school in the nation attempts to do on a yearly basis. Ole Miss has signed its fair share of good players from Florida in recent years and if efforts continue to go as they have so far this spring, then first-year head coach Hugh Freeze should be able to talk about some Sunshine State talent come signing day.
Chris Nee, the recruiting analyst who covers the state of Florida for Rivals.com, said Ole Miss has been very active in the state again thanks to the efforts of assistant coaches Chris Kiffin, Matt Luke and Wesley McGriff.
According to Nee, McGriff has built a lot of relationships with high school coaches from his days at Miami. (July 17, 2012, Page 6)