Derek Pegues Update

South Panola High School's Derek Pegues and his family took their official visit to Ole Miss this past weekend. How was the visit? Find out inside.

Derek Pegues Profile

Derek Pegues' mother, Candace Fondren, discussed the visit to Ole Miss.

Candace Fondren Interview

How did the visit to Ole Miss go this weekend.
"It was a good visit. We toured the campus and we toured the new athletic facility. It was nice. They have a really nice facility. They have a new set of offices. We got to see the overall campus. Then, we went into some informative meetings on Saturday to go over scholarships. They did academics on Friday."

When did you get to Ole Miss?
"Derek got there about 3:30 and I got there at 5:00."

Has he told you who he will sign with?
"Nope, he's still waiting until February 2nd."

Does he still have MSU, Ole Miss and LSU as his final three?
"I think it's just State and Ole Miss."

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