Rebels offer 5th Olive Branch prospect

Jeremy Longstreet (LB, Olive Branch, MS) - Everybody knows about Olive Branch's fearsome foursome of Allen Walker, Anthony Summers, Markeith Summers, and Victor Thomas, but most are unaware of their star linebacker, Jeremy Longstreet.

In fact, head coach, Jamie Mitchell, believes Jeremy is the glue for the Quistors' defense.

"Jeremy is what makes our engine run. He was the leader for our defense. Jeremy is the most underrated player in the state. He will be a steal for someone," commented the matter of fact Jamie Mitchell.

Player Profile

Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
40 time: 4.55
Bench: 300
vertical: 36"
Grades: 2.6 GPA / 21 ACT

From: Olive Branch, MS
High School: Olive Branch

The following information was revealed during our interview with Jeremy Longstreet:

What are your strengths on the field? "My quickness, and I can read the guards real good, and I am a big hitter."

What do you need to work on for the next level? "I need to get busy in the weight room."

How long have you been starting for Olive Branch? "Ever since the 10th grade."

All at linebacker? "In 10th grade, I just played fullback and a little OLB. In 11th and 12th grade, I started at ILB and FB."

Are you getting any looks at fullback? "No sir, they all like me at OLB."

Talk about your season this past year? "I had 88 tackles, 8 sacks, and 14 QB hurries."

Did you garner any awards? "I made 1st Team All-State (MAC), 2nd Team All-State (Clarion Ledger), All-Metro (Commercial Appeal), and All-District."

Which colleges are you talking to? "Ole Miss and Memphis State."

Have you set up your official visits? "I have already visited Memphis (12/16), and I am suppose to visit Arkansas State (1/13), but the Ole Miss coach said he was going to call me back about visiting that weekend. Anthony and Markeith (Summers) are suppose to be going down there that weekend, so I might go with them."

Has each school offered you a scholarship? "Yes sir."

When did Ole Miss offer you? "Like two weeks ago."

Who recruits you for Ole Miss? "Their head coach, Coach Orgeron."

Talk about Coach Orgeron. "I just know he is real crazy and acts hyped up all of the time. He is real cool."

Does Ole Miss like you at LB? "Yes sir, OLB."

What do you like about Memphis. "I like them because they were the first school to start talking to me. They have always been there for me. I love talking to their people."

Who recruits you for Memphis? "Coach Helton."

Any colleges come by your house or school to see you? "Coach Helton (Memphis), Coaches Orgeron and Deleone (Ole Miss) and some MSU coach came by, but I forgot his name."

Is MSU recruiting you hard? "Not really."

What are you looking for in a college? "I just want to go down there and see which position I can best start in. I just want to get to know everybody."

Do you have a leader? "No, it is hard. I want to go to Memphis, but all of my teammates are going to Ole Miss. I do not know what to do right now. They all want to go to Ole Miss, but Memphis is a good college, and I like all of their coaches. Their players are real cool too. I know for a fact I could start at Memphis next year too."

Is it important to you to continue your playing days with your teammates? "We have been talking about going together for a long time. I know I will just get better if I stay with them. They are the same as me. I just want to be around them."

You stated that you know you can start at Memphis next year; have you looked at Ole Miss' depth chart? "No sir, I have seen nothing but Memphis'. I have not even looked at anybody else's."

Have you gotten to really know the Ole Miss coaches and players yet? "When Coach Orgeron comes up here, he seems like he is cool. They were talking like they really wanted to get me down there and start at OLB. But, I have not gotten to know their coaches like I have Memphis'."

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