COLUMN: Ole Miss’ success on the recruiting trail isn’t exclusively tracked by fans. Current verbal commitments for the 2013 football recruiting class are keeping up with what coach Hugh Freeze and his staff are achieving in the days leading up to National Signing Day on Feb. 6, 2013.
One of those commits that is interested in how the rest of the class shakes out is Grenada athlete Trey Bledsoe (6-foot-2, 185 pounds). Bledsoe chose to play for the Rebels well before the 2012 season started, before Freeze’s offense started to make stars out of Bo Wallace — this year’s Conerly Trophy Award winner — and wide receiver Donte Moncrief, Wallace’s main target this season. (more…) (December 12, 2012, Page 3B)
When Brantley Bell visited Oxford he just knew.
Brantley, the son of former Major League infielder Jay Bell, took his time evaluating potential colleges during the recruiting process, but when he visited the Rebels just before the early signing period earlier this month something just clicked. (November 30, 2012, Page 6A)
Last week, Plano, Texas, tight end Christian Morgan said after he de-committed from Florida State that he wanted to settle on his next school rather quickly.
Christian Morgan made waves in the recruiting world Thursday morning when he de-committed from Florida State on his personal Twitter account. The talented 6-foot-4, 244-pound tight end from Plano, Texas, committed to the ‘Noles this summer but quickly started having second thoughts. (October 5, 2012, Page 6A)
BLOG: Prestonwood Christian Academy (Plano, Texas) tight end Christian Morgan announced earlier today via Twitter that after some soul searching he decided to de-commit from the Florida State Seminoles. (more…) (October 4, 2012)
The Ole Miss Rebels are currently in some rather unfamiliar territory.
For starters, the Rebels are 2-0 for the first time since the 2009 season and received votes in a national poll (USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll) for the first time since the 2010 preseason. (more…) (September 11, 2012, Page 8)
A while back, William Elliott was told that he should want to go to college where he’s wanted.
JACKSON — Ryan Buchanan is learning just how hard it is to be a recruiter first hand.