Prospects arrive; message boards back up

The following prospects have either made it to Ole Miss for their official visit or are on their way.

January 28, 2005

Wallace Bates (LB, Woodland Hills, CA) - The 6' 2", 210, 4.52 pound LB prospect prepped at William Howard Taft (CA) last year and signed with Oregon State. After failing to qualify, he sat out this semester with hopes of qualifying. He is currently waiting clearance from the NCAA, and if cleared, will enroll at Ole Miss shortly and begin Spring practice.

Milton Collins (WR, Jones CC, MS) - Prepped at O.Perry Walker (New Orleans), and is slated to arrive on Friday.

Dustin Forston (LB, Miami, FL) - Listed as 6' 0", 210.
Committed to Kansas

Matt Hardrick (OL, Edgewater, FL) -'s #10 offensive lineman visits FSU, Oklahoma, Florida, and Ole Miss in January.

John Jerry (OL, South Panola, MS) - The Dandy Dozen selection is rated as a 3 Star by He will probably be on campus unofficially this weekend.

Peria Jerry (DL,. Hargrave, VI) -'s #39 DT and the 2003 Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year.
Committed to Ole Miss

Leron King (LB, Miami, FL) - The 6' 1", 210 pound linebacker had 19 QB sacks as a junior for Miami N' Western. Visits Kansas, Iowa, Rutgers, and Ole Miss

Darius Myers (OL, Cordova, TN) - Listed as 6' 5" 328. #6 on Shelby Most Wanted. Visits Memphis, Ole Miss, and Tennessee
(Side Note - Visited on 1/26 - 28)

Reid Neely (OL, Jackson, MS) - 3 Star prospect who is a member of the All-Mississippi Team
Committed to Ole Miss

Derek Pegues (Ath, South Panola, MS) -'s #4 rated CB (5 star) led South Panola to its 2nd consecutive State Championship. Visited Tennessee (December), MSU, and Ole Miss.

Kendrick Perry (FB, Amite, LA) - #32 running back in the country.
Committed to Ole Miss

Travis Sanford (WR, South Panola, MS) -'s #2 ranked player from Mississippi (4 star).

Archie Sims (LB, Laurel, MS) -'s *92 rated LB visits Mississippi State, Ole Miss, USM, and West Virginia.

Rennell Thomas
(CB, New Orleans, LA) - The St. Augustine product has visited Minnesota and Oklahoma State.

Antonio Turner (FB, Orlando, FL) - 3 Star FB who is rated as the #59 overall running back.


Boyd Coleman (CB) and Richie Rich (RB) have not left Marietta (GA) yet, but our sources tell us that Ole Miss has not given up hope that both will arrive tomorrow.

Jonathan Holston (DE) and Julius McClellan (WR) did not show up for their visits.

Chris Todd (QB) has arrived in Oxford for an unofficial visit giving Ole Miss a second look. He took an official visit last weekend to Ole Miss.

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