Anthony Summers Update

Olive Branch High School quarterback Anthony Summers talks about the teams he's visiting and the schools he is most interested in.

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Anthony, ranked the 98th best player in the South by, received three in-home visits this past week and expects an additional school to visit this coming week.

"(Head) Coach Ed Orgeron and (Assistant) Coach (George) DeLeone of Ole Miss, (Assistant) Coach (Brick) Haley of Mississippi State, and (Assistant) Coach Doc Holliday from Florida, visited this week," said Anthony, who is projected to play either wide receiver or safety in college. "And I think Tennessee is coming in Tuesday."

Has he set up any official visits to any of the schools?

"We are coming to Mississippi State on the 27th (of January)," he said. "I am also visiting Florida, Ole Miss, Memphis and LSU, but I haven't set anything up."

As for his favorite schools, he said, "the ones that I am visiting are my top five."

New to his final five list is Mississippi State. He explained why they are solid in his recruiting picture, now.

"They have always been in the picture, but they are coming around more, now," said Anthony.

He commented on what he likes about each school.

Florida - "I like the attitude of (Head) Coach Urban Meyer. He is a winner. I like the attitude he brings."

LSU - "I like their tradition. Down there, it is fun to play at night."

Memphis - "Their program is trying to rebuild right now. And I think I can come in and help."

Mississippi State - "(Head) Coach (Sylvester) Croom is real straight forward. He is not going to lie to you. And I like that."

Ole Miss - "It is right here at home."

We'll check back with Anthony in a couple of weeks to find out the latest recruiting news.

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