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)
Ole Miss’ football team was making headlines this time last year for the quantity of scholarship offers floating around.
Up until yesterday, tight end Christian Morgan of Plano, Texas, and running back Mark Dodson of Memphis were four-star recruits that were verbally committed to Ole Miss. (more…) (January 16, 2013, Page 6)
Laquon Treadwell, the nation’s top wide receiver prospect, is closing in on his decision. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Illinois native will make his verbal pledge public at a ceremony Thursday evening at his high school. His mother, Tami Treadwell, confirmed the announcement date and time during a phone interview Monday night.
Ole Miss, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are the three finalists vying to sign the Crete-Monee High standout who was named the Chicago Tribune Player of the Year this past season. Treadwell, who caught 81 passes for 1,424 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2012, is coming off an official visit to Oklahoma State last weekend. (January 15, 2013, Page 6)
ROSEDALE — Ole Miss’ up-tempo offensive attack looks to have gotten that much faster for the 2013 season and beyond thanks to the verbal pledge and imminent signature of speedster Kailo Moore. (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 6)
Wins for Ole Miss against Mississippi State and Auburn on the gridiron this season carried over to the recruiting front Thursday afternoon when defensive tackle Lavon Hooks picked the Rebels. After a long back-and-forth battle and the three postponements of his public announcement, the 6-foot-4, 290-pound Northeast Mississippi Community College standout officially signed with the Rebels to the delight of coach Hugh Freeze and Ole Miss fans who have been anxiously following his recruitment. (December 21, 2012, Page 6A)
Ole Miss’ recruitment of wide receivers for the 2013 football signing class produced the most news over the weekend.
After expressing his desire to play for coach Hugh Freeze in an interview Thursday night, San Antonio wide receiver Dannon Cavil (6-foot-5, 205-pounds) decided an offer from California and new coach Sonny Dykes was better suited for him Saturday afternoon. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 1B)
A fourth-quarter rally wasn’t enough to propel the Mississippi All-Stars past Alabama in the 26th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic played Saturday afternoon in Montgomery, Ala. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 1B)
An in-home visit from Sonny Dykes, Cal’s recently hired head coach, didn’t sway wide receiver Dannon Cavil from his commitment to Ole Miss.
The 6-foot-5 Cavil, who just wrapped up his high school career at James Madison High in San Antonio, was visited by Dykes Wednesday night as a last-ditch attempt to gain his commitment for the Golden Bears’ 2013 signing class. (more…) (December 14, 2012, Page 6A)