Rebels pick up "large" commitment
The following information was revealed during our interview with Hayward Howard:
How is your official visit going? "I just committed a few minutes ago. I am going to be an Ole Miss Rebel. It is on."
Why did you choose Ole Miss? "My momma loves it here. She loves the coaches, and I do too. Coach Orgeron reminds me of my high school coach. He is crazy, man, just crazy, just like me. I am going to go to war for that man."
What else do you like about Ole Miss? "Well, I grew up with some of the players on that team. Robert Russell and I competed against each other in high school, and I played against Coach Frank Wilson when he was at O. Perry Walker. So, you know, it is just that comfort level here. I feel like I am one of them."
What was your first impression of Ole Miss when you first arrived? "Well, to be honest, I thought it was going to be real country, but it is not like that at all. Nobody cares about your color here. It is not a racist town at all. I love it here."
Will you take anymore visits? "No, I am done."
When will you sign with Ole Miss? "I am signing on Monday, and I moving up here next weekend."
Hayward had 96 tackles in 5 games of action this season and will have 4 years to play 3 at Ole Miss.
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