Ole Miss 2013 football signing class continued to take shaped over the weekend, both with an addition and a couple of subtractions.
The Rebels swapped out a pair of power running backs as Jordan Wilkins (6-foot-1, 215-pounds, 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash) of Cordova, Tenn., committed to coach Hugh Freeze on Saturday night while Peyton Barber (5-11, 220) of Alpharetta, Ga., flipped his commitment and pledged to the Auburn Tigers after his official visit to The Plains.
Ole Miss’ football team was making headlines this time last year for the quantity of scholarship offers floating around.
Ole Miss’ pursuit of an additional running back for the 2013 signing class likely won’t involve Itawamba AHS standout Ashton Shumpert. Shumpert gave a verbal pledge to the Rebels’ biggest rival, Mississippi State, Monday afternoon. (January 8, 2013, Page 8)
The final weekend before the Ole Miss football team begins drills for the start of the 2012 season was a busy one on the recruiting front.
Ole Miss picked up two more verbal pledges for the 2013 signing class with the additions of Alpharetta (Ga.) running back Peyton Barber and Gadsden, Ala., defensive tackle Finesse Middleton. (July 30, 2012, Page 6)