Cortez Myles' recruiting profile

Cortez Myles (DE, Madison, MS) - The strength in the '07 class for the Magnolia state could lie with the defensive ends. There are several standouts at this position and Cortez is definitely in that elite group.The 6' 3", 255 pounder does many things well on the field, but there is one thing he likes to do best.

"I like to break down the offense. Whenever someone throws the ball, I get a good pass rush on it," added Cortez Myles.

How did the All-Metro performer do on the field as a junior?

"It went good, but I had an injury with my ankle. It put me down a little bit. Other than that, we made it to the 2nd round of the playoffs. It was not a bad year. Not a great year, but not too bad."

What areas in Cortez's game improved the most from the season before?

"I got stronger and a little faster. I was playing the position how my coach wanted me to play."

Myles finished the season with 40 tackles, 3 sacks, and 12 QB hurries. His focus now lies with his recruitment.

"Florida, Ole Miss, Auburn, and Memphis are writing me a whole lot. Auburn and Ole Miss have offered me."

And it is no coincidence that the War Eagles and Rebels are at the top of his list.

"Auburn and Ole Miss are competing right now. It is a toss up between those two."

What stands out with Auburn?

"I see how their program had a good season last year. I like what they are doing down there."

And Ole Miss?

"I like their staff. Coaches Orgeron and Hughes are good people. I would like to go to a school like Ole Miss. They have a good football program."

Cortez hopes to get a look at both schools this Spring.

"I missed Ole Miss' Jr Day because the weather was so bad. I am going to try and go to their Red and Blue game. If not, I will definitely go up there for a practice. Auburn wants me to come to their Jr Day. I will get over there one weekend this Spring for sure."

Myles carries a 2.7 GPA and is taking the ACT test for the first time April.

Cortez will be attending the combine at Ole Miss on April 30th.

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