The latest numbers on Rebel recruits

All nineteen of Ole Miss' commitments are well under way in the playoffs. Inside we focus on how their season has stacked up to this point and what is next on their docket.

Ole Miss commitment Stats

**The nation's top quarterback, Shea Patterson, led IMG to the school's first ever undefeated season. IMG does not compete in the Florida playoffs because they play a national schedule. For the season Patterson was 79-129 for 1,533 passing yards. He threw for 18 touchdowns with four interception. Last season Shea helped Calvary Baptist (La.) to a state championship. He was 129-199 for 2,428 yards and 38 touchdowns with five interceptions.

Shea has been selected to play in the Army All-American game. Shea is expected to be at the OM/LSU game this weekend.

**Ole Miss 4-Star RB commit Justin Connor and North Panola saw their season come to an end last Friday in the second round of the 3A playoffs. They lost to Cleveland Eastside 40-38. Connor ran a 45 yard touchdown in the last minute but it was called back. Justin rushed for 198 yards and three touchdowns in the contest to finish his season with a blistering pace. For the season the 5-foot-10, 185-pound back rushed for 1, 640 yards and 17 touchdowns. On defense the cornerback had 36 solo tackles and four interceptions. Last season the Dandy Dozen selection back had 153 carries for 1, 267 yards and 12 touchdown.

Connor has been selected to participate in the Offense/Defense All-American game and will be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.

 


** The nation's No. 60 prospect, D.K. Metcalf, and Oxford defeated Vicksburg 35-21 in the opening round of the 5A playoffs last Friday. D.K. had 7 catches for 91 yards and a touchdown in the contest. This season the 6-foot-4, 208-pound wide out has 67 catches for 1110 yards and 16 touchdowns. The Army All-American had over 1,300 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior.

Oxford (10-2) is at home against Germantown tonight. D.K. will play in the Army All-American and MS/AL All-Star games in December/January. Metcalf is expected to be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.

** 3-Star OL Eli Johnson and Lafayette were defeated by Noxubee County in the last second of the 4A quarterfinals last Friday. They finished their season at 9-3.

The 6' 3", 285-pound lineman was selected to the Offense/Defense All-American game as well as the MS/AL All-Star game. He's expected to be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.


**The nation's No. 159 prospect, Benito Jones, and Wayne County defeated Picayune 58-28 last Friday in the opening round of the 5A playoffs to push their record to 9-2. Benito had six tackles and a quarterback sack in the contest. The Dandy Dozen selection now has 63 tackles, 5 sacks, 15 qb hurries, 19 tackles for a loss, and three batted down balls. Last season the first team All-State selection had 84 tackles, three sacks, five for loss, three forced fumbles and three recovered fumbles.

Wayne County (9-2) is at Pearl River Central tonight. Benito will play in the Under Armour and MS/AL All-Star games in December/January. He will take his official visit to OM this weekend.



**The nation's No. 259 prospect Denzel Mitchell was finally cleared from his Achilles injury and rushed for three touchdowns in his first game back in the opening round of the 4A playoffs. This past week he helped Hamilton to a 21-14 win over Cherokee County. Mitchell Denzel's junior season included 1,450 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns. The 5' 11", 212-pound back finished his sophomore season with an area best 1,718 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns.

Mitchell is expected to be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.



**The nation's No. 37 rated inside linebacker, Donta Evans, helped Archer defeat Etowah 40-17 in the opening round of the 6A playoffs last Friday to run their record to 10-1. In the contest the Ole Miss commit had eight tackles and forced two fumbles. Through nine games Donta has 82 tackles, ten for a loss, three sacks, five forced fumble sand two blocked punts. Last season the 6-foot-1 Evans had 98 tackles and seven sacks while manning the linebacker and defensive end positions.

Archer (10 -1) faces McEachern in the second round of the 6A playoffs. He will arrive Saturday for his official visit to Ole Miss.



**The nation's No.121 ranked prospect, Jaylon Jones, and Allen upped their winning streak to 54 games last Friday with coaches Freeze, Luke and Kiffin in attendance. Allen high school has won three straight state titles and a state best 54 consecutive game winning streak. The 5-foot-11 defensive back returned a kickoff for a touchdown and had a pick in the contest. He now has 38 tackles, five interceptions, seven batted down passes, blocked a punt/kick and returned two back for touchdowns . Last season Jones made the All-State team after collecting a team high 11 interceptions.

Allen (10-0) faces DeSoto tonight. Jones has been selected to play in the Offense/Defense All-American bowl on January 2nd. He is expected to be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.

**The nation's No. 185 ranked prospect, Bryce Mathews, helped Brentwood Academy to a 50-3 win over Briarcrest last Friday. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound left tackle has 69 pancakes through eleven games.

Brentwood (10-1) faces Baylor in the 3rd round of the playoffs tonight.


**The nation's No. 289 rated prospect, D'Vaughn Pennamon, helped Manvel to a 71-21 win over Channelview in the first round of the 6A playoffs last Friday. Pennamon had 10 rushes for 88 yards and two touchdowns in the contest. The 205-pound tailback has 88 rushes for 957 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. The 4-Star back has 18 receptions for 162 yards. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound Pennamon averaged over eight yards a carry as a junior.

Manvel (9-2) plays Clear Creek in the 2nd round of the 6A playoffs Friday.


**Three-star Ole Miss commit Jarrion Street and Hewitt-Trussville have finished their seasont. The 6-foot-2, 206-pound tailback finished the season with 225 carries times for 1, 508 yards and 16 touchdowns. He's also chipped in 10 catches for 174 yards and a score. Street ran for 1,220 yards and 12 touchdowns on 183 carries as a junior last year.

Jarrion is expected to be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.

**Scout.com's No. 35 rated offensive guard, Chandler Tuitt, and Sandy Creek defeated North Hall 49-0 in the 4A payoffs last Friday. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound tackle has recorded 63 pancakes through eleven games of action.

Sandy Creek (9-2) plays Bainbridge tonight in the 2nd round of the playoffs tonight. Tuitt has been selected to play in the Offense/Defense All-American game.

**3-Star defensive end, Tariqious Tisdale, and Lexington defeated Jackson Central 30-6 in the 2nd round of the 4A playoffs. The 6-foot-5, 250-pound two-way player had seven tackles at defensive tackle and over a 100 yards rushing. He now has 51 tackles, 13.5 for a loss, and 11.5 sacks, and two fumble recoveries while manning the defensive tackle position. On offense Tisdale has 63 carries for 655 yards and eight touchdowns this season.

Lexington (9-2) faces Memphis East tonight in the 4A quarterfinals tonight. Tisdale is expected to be at the OM/LSU game Saturday.

**Scout.com's No. 60 rated offensive guard, Jack DeFoor, and Calhoun ran their record to 12-0 with a 34-7 win over West Hall in the 2nd round of the 3A playoffs. The 6-foot-5, 285-pounder was named first team All-State for all classifications as junior by the AJC.

Calhoun (12-0) faces Peach County tonight in the 3rd round of the playoffs.

**Scout.com's No. 36 rated safety, Greg Eisworth, and South Grand Prairie lost to Cedar Hill 22-13 last Friday to end their regular season at 6-4. The 6-foot, 188-pound two-way player had 61 rushing yards and 110 passing yards with two touchdowns in the contest. Greg has 992 yards passing passing yards/11 touchdowns and 913 rushing yards/ten touchdowns. Last season while playing quarterback he had over 3,000 yards.

South Grand Prairie (6-4) has finished their regular season. Greg arrived in Oxford Friday for his official visit to Ole Miss.

**4-Star DE Charles Wiley and Stockbridge defeated Columbus 41-7 last Friday in the 1st round of the 5A playoffs to push their spotless record to 11-0. The 6-foot-2, 242 pound defensive end had two sacks to push his season total to 63 tackles, a state best 18.5 sacks, and 21 tackles for a loss through eleven games. He was the Region 4(5A) Defensive Player of the Year, Henry County Defensive player of the Year and first team 5A All-State after collecting 20 sacks as a junior.

Stockbridge (11-0) plays Gainesville (GA) tonight in the 2nd round of the playoffs.

 

**JUCO MLB David Luafatasage and Arizona Western have finished their regular season. David leads his team with 82 tackles, 12 for a loss, one pick, two fumble recoveries and four sacks through nine games of action. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound linebacker totaled 66 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and three pass breakups as a freshman.

Arizona Western (6-4) plays in a bowl game in two weeks.

 

**The No. 90 overall rated prospect, Octavious Cooley, had nine receptions for 156 yards and three touchdowns in last weeks 1st round win over Hattiesburg. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound tight end has 57 catches for 1,087 yards and 21 touchdowns this season. Last season he caught 46 passes for 1,062 yards and nine touchdowns. His sophomore campaign saw him catch 51 passes for 1,007 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Laurel (9-3) Pascagoula tonight in the 2nd round of the 5A playoffs. Cooley has been selected to play in the MS/AL All-Star game in December. The 6-foot-4, 255 pound tight end will be in Oxford Saturday for the OM/LSU showdown

 

**Gabe Angel, the No. 32 rated athlete in the county, and Cookeville lost to Maryville in the second round of the 6A playoffs last Friday. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound two way player had 36 rushes for 355 yards and seven touchdowns. He also had 25 receptions for 389 yards and four touchdowns. On defense Gabe finished the season with 51 tackles, 8 batted down passes while manning the free safety position.As a junior the 6-foot-3 1/2, 215-pounder had 40 carries or 454 yards and eight touchdowns, as well as 15 catches for 277 yards and three touchdowns.

Gabe is expected to be in Oxford Saturday for the OM/LSU game.


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