Duke Calhoun now has "co-leaders"

Duke Calhoun (WR, Memphis, TN) - Tennessee's top receiver prospect took an unofficial visit to Ole Miss this past weekend.How did his visit go?

The following information was revealed during our interview with Duke Calhoun:

Did you make it in for your scheduled official visit to Ole Miss? "Yes sir. It was pretty cool. I liked it."

You stated that Memphis was in the lead before you visited Ole Miss; how did Ole Miss stack up with Memphis? "The parties are not as big at Memphis. Ole Miss is just a lot bigger. Memphis is not that big of a campus. Ole Miss was cool."

What did you think Ole Miss was going to be like before you visited, and what was it actually like? "I did not know so many people were going to be so happy to see me. A lot of people already know me at Ole Miss. Everybody knew me. I was kind of taken back. The people in Ole Miss' community are just so nice. It is just a nice environment."

What new did you learn about Ole Miss during your trip? "That they have the #16 recruiting class in the country."

Who was your host? "Michael Oher. I have known Big Mike since he tried out for our AAU team."

Did you feel like you fit in with the Ole Miss players and coaches? "Yea, most definitely."

How did your meeting with Coach Orgeron go? "It was pretty cool. We talked about how he needed me, and all of the people that have left at receiver. He said it was a blessing he got 10 extra scholarships because all of those players have left."

Did Coach Orgeron ask you where he stood with you? "No, he never asked me that."

Where does Ole Miss stand in your pecking order? "It is between Memphis and Ole Miss."

Where do you go next? "I go to Tennessee (1/13), Tennessee State (1/20), and Arkansas (1/27).

Duke carries a 4.0 GPA and a 24 on the ACT.


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