Ole Miss lands three from Olive Branch

The Rebels got a serious boost for their 2006 class when Allen Walker, Markeith Summers, and Jeremy Longstreet all committed to Ole Miss Tuesday night.

Allen Walker

Allen Walker (Ath, Olive Branch, MS) - The 6' 2", 210 pound athlete was a member of the South Hot 100 team and was the most highly sought after prospect off of the Olive Branch squad.

Walker is ranked as the #7 WR/S prospect in the country by scout.com. He is also a member of the Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen and 1st Team All-State squad.

Allen had 69 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 interception for the season at linebacker.

Walker was offered by every college in the SEC and narrowed it down to Ole Miss, LSU, and Florida before deciding on Ole Miss.

"He had some big catches at receiver, too. Allen just wants to be on the football field," stated Olive Branch's head coach, Jamie Mitchell, to the Clarion Ledger.

To watch Allen in action, click here.

Markeith Summers
Markeith Summers (WR, Olive Branch, MS) - The 6' 3", 192 pound receiver is a member of the South Hot 100 team.

He is a Dandy Dozen member and a 1st Team All-State selection by the Clarion Ledger.

Markeith had 20 catches for 624 yards and 12 TD's for the season. He led the state in yards per catch with a 31.2 average. Summers also spent some time in the secondary during the last five games of the season and intercepted 7 passes.

Markeith was offered by Ole Miss, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, LSU, MSU, Arkansas, Texas, and Tennessee before deciding on Ole Miss over Florida and Alabama.

"We did not have to throw to him as much this year because of some of our other guys, but what a target. He is what everybody is looking for at receiver, just a tremendously talented player," commented head coach , Jamie Mitchell, to the Clarion Ledger.

"I called Coach Orgeron tonight to let him know that we wanted to commit. Me, Jeremy (Longstreet), and Allen (Walker) all wanted to go together. Ole Miss recruited us the best, and now we can stay in state and help Ole Miss win the SEC," said the personable Markeith Summers.

To watch Markeith in action, click here.

Jeremy Longstreet

Jeremy Longstreet (LB, Olive Branch, MS) - The 6' 1", 200 pounder was the leader of Olive Branch's defense.

Longstreet had 88 tackles and 8 sacks for the season and was a member of the Clarion Ledger All-State team.

"Jeremy could end up being the pick of the litter before it is all over with," stated the head coach at Olive Branch, Jamie Mitchell.

"We wanted to stay together. We just decided that Ole Miss is the best place for us to win championships. We want to make our home state proud," commented the excited Jeremy Longstreet.

Longstreet was offered by Ole Miss and Memphis.

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