NCAA review committee denies Jerrell Powe

Jerrell Powe (DT, Waynesboro, MS0 - One of the most highly-rated recruit in Ole Miss modern football history has had his elibigility denied by the NCAA Review Committee that met yesterday. There's not much else to say, but what little there is - read it inside in an official release from Ole Miss Sports Information.

OXFORD, Miss. --Ole Miss head football coach Ed Orgeron announced Saturday that the NCAA has reviewed and denied credentials needed by the Clearinghouse to certify eligibility for freshman signee Jerrell Powe.

"Jerrell will be sorely missed by the Ole Miss Rebel football team," Orgeron said.

Powe, a 6-3, 330-pound defensive lineman from Waynesboro, Miss., originally signed with Ole Miss in 2005, but attended Hargrave Military Academy where he played last season. He re-signed with the Rebels last February.

While playing at Wayne County High, Powe was a Parade All-America selection and played in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. He was a three-time All-State pick who was named Mr. Football in the state of Mississippi by The Clarion-Ledger.

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