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’ biggest recruiting weekend not only impressed the football prospects who attended Oxford on official visits. The weekend went so well that it produced another standout in wide receiver in Quincy Adeboyejo. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 8)
Tight end is a position that Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and position coach Maurice Harris have been trying to upgrade and add depth to through the high school ranks. Christian Morgan (6-foot-4, 244-pounds) of Plano, Texas, has already enrolled in school and will participate in spring drills. (more…) (January 25, 2013, Page 9A)
AMORY — The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have gotten a glimpse of their future Thursday night.
Leading the home Amory Lady Panthers onto the pitch was senior Addie Forbus, a future Ole Miss soccer player fresh off setting the state’s career goal mark (228) last week.
Meanwhile, LHS freshman Ally Houghton, a soft-spoken sniper in her own right, appears poised to pick up where Forbus leaves off and make her own mark on the Magnolia State. (more…) (January 25, 2013, Page 10A)
COLUMN: Ole Miss’ desire to sign another versatile linebacker along with current verbal pledge RaShawn Smith for the 2013 signing class may end up coming from the top high school program in the nation. (more…) (January 24, 2013, Page 8)
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)
A commitment from defensive end Elijah Daniel (Avon, Ind.) on Sunday night brought a change in the recruiting rankings for the Ole Miss Rebels. Monday, the rankings for individual players were updated at Rivals.com and some of the changes benefited prospects that were either committed or still being pursued by the Rebels. (more…) (January 22, 2013, Page 6)
COLUMN: There’s any number of things for a Rebels sports fan to be excited about at the moment: A basketball team that’s cracked the Top 25 for the first time in almost three years and looks like it will end an 11-year NCAA Tournament drought, baseball season (and warm weather) just around the corner and a Rebel football signing class that looks to rival any in school history. (more…) (January 22, 2013, Page 7)
Ole Miss’ run on highly rated football prospects continued over the weekend with a verbal pledge from four-star defensive end Elijah Daniel late Sunday night. The 6-foot-3, 260-pound native of Avon, Ind., chose the Rebels over Arizona State, the school he visited this weekend, Mississippi State and Florida, among others. Daniel was also committed to Clemson during the season. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 10)
Ole Miss’ offense and the speedy targets for quarterback Bo Wallace to throw to continued to grow as the nation’s top wide receiver, Laquon Treadwell, picked the Rebels on Thursday evening. (more…) (January 18, 2013, Page 7A)