Bios for ' 07 football signees

The Rebels signed 24 players today.To bew the bios for each player, read below.

NAMEHOMETOWNVITALSPOS.
Colby Arceneaux New Orleans, LA5' 9", 195, 4.6 S
Jamariey AtterberryKosciusko, MS 5' 11", 170, 4.48CB
Lionel Breaux New Orleans, LA5' 11", 180, 4.4WR
Johnny Brown Charleston, MS6' 1", 190, 4.5RB/DB
Lamar Brumfield Compton CC, CA6' 2", 235, 4.6LB
Roderick DavisMemphis, TN 6' 0", 185WR
Tony Fein Scottsdale CC, AZ6' 2", 245LB
Jamison Hughes Oxford, MS6' 1", 200, 4.55S
Fonterrian Ingram Atlanta, GA5' 11", 190, 4.6S
A.J. JacksonCollegt of Sequoias, CA6' 5", 225, 4.55WR
Rishaw JohnsonHammond, LA6' 4", 315, 5.21OL
Ted Laurent Powder Springs, GA6' 1", 295, 4.9DT
*Mark Jean-Louis Cerritos CC, CA6' 3", 350OL
*Ashlee Palmer Compton CC, CA6' 2", 215, 4.5S
Jerrell Powe Waynesboro, MS 6' 3", 330, 5.0DT
David Rue Monroe, LA6' 5", 260, 4.65TE
Justin Sanders New Market, AL6' 4", 280, 4.9DT
Lawon ScottSt. Petersburg, FL6' 1 ", 305DT
Isaiah Smith Columbia, TN 6' 1", 220, 4.5LB
*Jevan Snead Stephenville, TX6' 3", 215QB
Chris Strong Batesville, MS6' 3", 275, 4.65LB/DL
Bradley Sowell Hernando, MS6' 8", 338, 5.6OL
*LaDerrick "D" VaughnMemphis, TN 6' 2", 202, 4.5S
Alex Washington Monroe, LA 6' 4", 360, 5.2OL
Scottie WilliamsDecatur, GA6' 2", 210, 4.5LB
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COLBY ARCENEAUX, DB, 5-9, 185, River Ridge, La. (John Curtis) – Named to the All-District 10 (2A) and All-Metro teams by The Times-Picayune ... As a senior, was credited with 59 tackles, three interceptions and one quarterback sack ... Helped lead powerhouse John Curtis High to three consecutive Class 2A state championships as the 2006 team finished the season ranked No. 2 in USA Today's Super 25 national poll with a 14-0 record ... Coached in high school by J.T. Curtis ... Named second team All-District 10 (2A) in baseball in 2006 by The Times-Picayune ... PERSONAL: Son of Bryan Arceneaux … Full name is Colby Arceneaux … Born: December 22, 1987.

JAMARIEY ATTERBERRY, DB, 5-11, 170, Kosciusko, Miss. (High) -- First team All-State selection by The Clarion-Ledger and the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team ... Rated the No. 13 player in Mississippi and the No. 63 cornerback in the nation by Scout.com and the No. 16 player in Mississippi by SuperPrep ... Ranked as the No. 13 player in the state of Mississippi by the Sun Herald ... Ranked the No. 17 player in Mississippi and the No. 50 CB in the nation by Rivals.com ... Rated among the Top 25 recruits in Mississippi by The Clarion-Ledger … No. 6 on The Clarion-Ledger’s 10 Most Wanted list … Also ranked as the No. 120 wide receiver in the nation by ESPN.com ... As a senior, had 787 yards rushing on 105 carries and 13 TDs, 20 pass receptions for 383 yards and three TDs, 54 tackles and four pass interceptions ... Helped lead team to a 9-3 record and a Region 4-4A title ... Coached in high school by John Perry ... Earned three letters in football, three in basketball and two in track … Averaged 15.0 points per game in basketball as a junior … PERSONAL: Son of David and Alesia Hull … Full name is Jamariey Johntae Atterberry ... Born: November 30, 1988.


LIONEL BREAUX, WR, 6-1 1/2, 188, New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35) -- Rated the No. 29 wide receiver in the nation by ESPN.com ... Ranked the No. 19 player in Louisiana and the No. 37 WR in the nation by Rivals.com ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team, which also rated him as the No. 18 player in Louisiana ... Rated the No. 27 player in Louisiana and No. 47 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 118 player in the Southeast as a member of the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 team ... All-State selection ... Named All-District 9-4A and Offensive Player of the Year by the coaches ... Earned All-Metro honors from The Times-Picayune ... As a senior in 2006, had 41 pass receptions for 1,139 yards and 14 TDs ... Averaged 27.8 yards per reception ... Helped lead team to District 9-4A championship ... Coached in high school by Wayne Reese ... Earned three letters in football and three in track ... State indoor champion in the 400 meters his junior and senior seasons ... Also 800 meter indoor state champion as a senior ... Was state runner-up in 800 meters in 2005 ... Named All-American and Most Valuable Player in track ... Honor student ... PERSONAL: Son of Lionel Breaux and Juanita Blakely ... Full name is Lionel Darryl Breaux, Jr. ... Born: October 4, 1988.

JOHNNY BROWN, RB, 6-1, 180, Charleston, Miss. (High) -- Earned first team All-State honors from both The Clarion-Ledger and the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Named to The Clarion-Ledger "Dandy Dozen" as one of the top 12 players in Mississippi ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and was rated the No. 8 player in Mississippi by that national publication ... Ranked the No. 11 player in Mississippi and the No. 41 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... Rated the No. 11 player in Mississippi and the No. 56 running back in the nation by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 47 player in the Southeast as a member of the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 team ... No. 7 on The Clarion-Ledger’s 10 Most Wanted list … Earned All-Region honors and rated as No. 61 overall prospect in Southeast region by Tom Lemming's Prep Football ... Rated by the Sun Herald as the No. 14 player in the state of Mississippi ... Rated the No. 17 safety in the nation by ESPN.com ... As a senior in 2006, had 771 rushing yards, 14 TDs and 48 tackles ... As a junior in 2005, rushed for 1,788 yards on 204 carries and scored 24 TDs as Charleston advanced to the 3A state championship game ... Coached in high school by Perry Liles … Earned four letters in football and three in track … PERSONAL: Son of Margie Buckley and Clint Brown … Full name is Johnny Laveil Brown … Born: June 6, 1989.

LAMAR BRUMFIELD, LB, 6-2, 235, Lynwood, Calif. (Carson; Compton C.C.) – JC transfer who has three years of eligibility remaining ... JUNIOR COLLEGE: After transferring from Washington State to Compton Community College, was named first team Western State All-Conference by league coaches in 2006 ... Was named team Most Valuable Player ... Was credited with 105 tackles, two pass interceptions, four QB sacks and four forced fumbles during only season at Compton ... Coached at Compton C.C. by Angelo Jackson ... WASHINGTON STATE: Signed with Washington State out of high school and was redshirted in 2005 ... HIGH SCHOOL: Led Carson High with 103 tackles his senior season ... Also recovered four fumbles and forced two ... Earned All-Marine League honors his junior and senior seasons ... Was the starting linebacker for the Lions All-Star Game ... Led team to Los Angeles City Section championship his junior season ... Coached in high school by Rowen Tupuivao ... Earned two letters in football and two in track and field … PERSONAL: Son of Donnie and Lillianita Brumfield ... Full name is Lamar T. Brumfield … Born: February 3, 1987.

RODERICK DAVIS, WR, 6-0, 193, Memphis, Tenn. (Wooddale) -- Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and ranked the No. 9 player in Tennessee … Rated the No. 95 player in the Southeast as a member of the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 team … Ranked the No. 89 player in the nation and the No. 16 WR in the nation by ESPN.com … Rated the No. 30 WR in the nation and No. 10 player in Tennessee by Rivals.com … Rated the No. 34 WR in the nation and the No. 5 player in Tennessee by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 19 WR in the nation by Max Emfinger … Rated No. 8 on the Knoxville News Sentinel’s Top 25 list … Named a member of The Tennessean’s Dream Team … A three-time All-Shelby Metro selection … Recorded five catches for 91 yards and a TD in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game … As a senior recorded 45 catches for 965 yards and 16 TDs … In 2005 posted 39 receptions for 775 yards and 12 TDs ...Credited for 618 yards receiving and 18 TDs as a sophomore … Coached in high school by Cedric Miller ... PERSONAL: Son of Darryl and Trishonna Jackson … Full name is Roderick Rashad Davis … Born: February 12, 1989.

TONY FEIN, LB, 6-2, 245, Port Orchard, Wash. (South Kitsap; Scottsdale C.C.) -- Earned first team All-America honors from JC Grid-Wire and from the NJCAA … Rated the No. 28 JUCO prospect in the nation by Rivals.com … Named first team All-Western States Football League and Defensive Player of the Year by the league’s coaches … Was named NJCAA Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Glendale Community College where he posted 26 total tackles, three tackles for loss, one forced fumble and an interception ... On the season posted 136 tackles, 12 TFLs, four interceptions and four forced fumbles … Coached in junior college by Doug Modoski …Spent 3 1/2 years in the Army out of high school and served a year in Iraq … HIGH SCHOOL: Played quarterback at South Kitsap High in Port Orchard, Wash. … Passed for 800 yards and 6 TDs his senior season … Coached in high school by D.J. Sigurdson … PERSONAL: Son of Donnell and Cindy Daniels … Full name is Antonio David Fine … Born: July 13, 1982.

JAMISON HUGHES, DB, 6-1, 200, Oxford, Miss. (High) -- Named first team All-State by the Mississippi Association of Coaches and second team All-State honors from The Clarion-Ledger … Ranked the No. 14 player in Mississippi and the No. 39 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com … Ranked the No. 17 player in the state of Mississippi by the the Sun Herald … Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and ranked the No. 13 player in Mississippi by that publication … Ranked the No. 64 cornerback in the nation by ESPN.com … Rated the No. 71 safety in the nation and the No. 19 player in Mississippi by Scout.com … As a senior in 2006, was credited with 22 tackles, two pass interceptions, seven pass breakups and two fumble recoveries … Helped lead team to Class 4A North State Championship in 2005 … Coached in high school by Johnny Hill … Earned two letters in football and two in track … PERSONAL: Son of Tony and Marion Hughes … Tony is an assistant coach at Ole Miss … Full name is Jamison Marcel Hughes … Born: January 17, 1989.

FON INGRAM, DB, 5-11, 190, Atlanta, Ga. (McNair) -- Ranked the No. 40 player in Georgia by Rivals.com and the No. 59 safety in the nation by ESPN.com … Rated the No. 67 safety in the nation and the No. 45 player in Georgia by Scout.com … As a senior, rushed for 504 yards on 95 carries and scored seven TDs … On defense, had 33 tackles … As a junior, was credited with 77 tackles, including 11 tackles for loss, while having five QB sacks and four fumble recoveries … Coached in high school by Roderick Moore … Finished third in Area 2-AAA wrestling … PERSONAL: Son of Timothy and Sheila Ingram … Full name is Fonterrian D. Ingram … Born: December 18, 1988.

A.J. JACKSON, WR, 6-5, 210, Lehigh Acres, Fla. (Lehigh Senior; College of the Sequoias) -- Earned All-America honors from JC Grid-Wire … Rated the No. 1 JUCO player in the nation by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 11 JUCO prospect in the nation by Rivals.com … No. 2 rated JUCO player in the country by SuperPrep … Teamed up with Rebel QB Brent Schaeffer to lead the College of the Sequoias to an 8-3 record and their first winning season since 1998 … The Giants finished with a 7-4 record this season … In 2006 recorded 30 catches for 493 yards and nine TDs … Posted 43 catches for 667 yards and 16 TDs in 2005 … Coached in junior college by Curtis Allen … HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Lehigh Senior High in Lehigh Acres, Fla … Earned two letters in football and two in basketball … Coached in high school by Matt Perkowski ... PERSONAL: Son of Kenny and Ann Jackson … Full name is Anthony Isaac Jackson … Born: June 30, 1987.

MARK JEAN-LOUIS,
OL, 6-3, 330, Palm Beach, Fla. (Palm Beach Gardens; Cerritos C.C.) --Transferred to Ole Miss in January from Cerritos (Calif.) Community College in Norwalk, Calif., and will participate in spring football drills ... Will have three years of eligibility remaining ... JUNIOR COLLEGE: Was redshirted his true freshman year in 2005 when he suffered a knee injury ... Received medical redshirt ... Was rated the No. 100 junior college prospect in the country in 2006 by Rivals.com ... Scout.com and Rivals.com both rate him as a three-star prospect ...Rated No. 68 on SuperPrep JUCO Top 100 list ... Coached in junior college by Frank Mazzotta ...HIGH SCHOOL: Originally from Class 6A Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) High School ... Earned four football letters ... Coached in high school by Tim Tharp ... Selected All-State on offense and honorable mention All-State on defense ... Rated first team All-League, All-Area and All-County as a senior in high school, and was voted the Co-Most Valuable Player, while being selected to play in the Outback All-Star Game ... As a senior at Palm Beach Gardens, Jean-Ellis recorded 30 pancake blocks on offense, while recording 39 tackles, five quarterback sacks and two interceptions in just six games ... Placed ninth in the state in power lifting as a senior, while also being named All-Conference in football, track and field and power lifting as a junior ... While a member of the track team, he was named All-County after being a regional qualifier in the shot put ... Was also named All-Conference two straight years and placed 11th in the state in power lifting … PERSONAL: Son of Fritz Jean-Louis and Reubina Hibbert … Full name Markenston Jean-Louis … Born: April, 7 1987.

RISHAW JOHNSON, OL, 6-3, 315, Hammond, La. (High) -- Ranked the No. 11 player in Louisiana and the No. 10 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com and a member of the Rivals 250 as one of the top 250 prospects in the nation … Named to the All-Region team and rated the No. 20 player in Louisiana by SuperPrep … Ranked the No. 56 OT in the nation by ESPN.com … Named All-District 7-1A by the coaches … Earned Class 5A All-State honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Named to The Times-Picayune's Blue-Chip List as one of the top 16 players in the state … Rated the No. 47 OG in the nation and the No. 24 player in Louisiana by Scout.com … Coached in high school by Rusty Barrilleaux … PERSONAL: Son of Gaynell Jenkins … Full name is Rishaw Kali Johnson … Born: February 23, 1989.


TED LAURENT, DL, 6-2, 285, Powder Springs, Ga. (McEachern) -- Ranked the No. 16 player in Georgia and the No. 19 defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com and a member of the Rivals 250 as one of the top 250 prospects in the nation … Rated the No. 18 player in Georgia by SuperPrep and named to the SuperPrep All-Region team … Named first team All-State by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a member of the paper’s Super 11 squad and Super Southern 100 team … Rated the No. 30 player in the Southeast as a member of the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 team …. Rated the No. 78 player in the nation and the No. 8 DT in the nation by ESPN.com … Earned All-Region honors and rated as No. 65 overall prospect in Southeast region by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football … Member of CSTV/Bill Hodge Top 150 team as one of the top 150 players in the nation … Rated the No. 26 DT in the nation and the No. 14 player in Georgia by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 6 NT in the nation by Max Emfinger … Named Cobb Touchdown Club defensive lineman of the year in 2005 and 2006 … Named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star team … Earned first team 5A All-State honors from the Georgia Sports Writers Association … Posted 50 tackles and nine TFLs in 2006 … Recorded 70 tackles, nine TFLs and two QB sacks in 2005 … Coached in high school by Jim Dorsey … Also was on the wrestling team … PERSONAL: Son of Farell and Yvette Laurent … Full name is Farell Ted Laurent … Born: January 1, 1988.

ASHLEE PALMER, DB, 6-2, 214, Compton, Calif. (Lynwood; Compton C.C.) – Transferred to Ole Miss in January and will participate in spring drills ... Did not play football in 2006 and has two years of eligibility remaining ... JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two seasons (2004 and 2005) at Compton (Calif.) Community College where he earned first-team All-America honors from the JC Athletic Bureau in 2005 ...Named first-team California Region III and All-State by the California Community College Coaches Association ... Selected All-Western State Conference Southern Division Defensive Player of the Year by league coaches ... Was also second-team All-America pick by JC Grid-Wire in 2005... Due to an injury, was limited to two games at Compton during 2004 campaign ... JC stats included 118 tackles and seven pass interceptions ... Ranked 34th overall JC prospect and fourth best JC safety in nation by CollegeFootballNews.com ... Ranked 33rd overall JC prospect and 4th best JC safety in the nation by JCFootball.com ... Ranked 38th overall JC prospect and fifth best JC defensive back in nation by Rivals.com ... Coached at Compton Community College by Angelo Jackson ... HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first-team all-league honors senior year of high school ... Helped lead Lynwood High to 10-1-1 record and a CIF playoff berth in 2003, completing 72-128 passes for 1,103 yards and 10 TDs ... Also had 297 rushing yards and seven TDs ... On defense, credited with two fumble recoveries ... Earned four letters in football, two in basketball and one in track ... Coached in high school by Jeff Jenkins ... PERSONAL: Son of Jewel Griffin ... Full name is Ashlee Palmer ... Born: April 7, 1986.

DAVID RUE, TE, 6-4, 245, Monroe, La. (Richwood) -- Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and rated as the No. 36 player in Louisiana by that publication … Earned All-Region honors and rated as No. 51 overall prospect in Southwest region by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football … Ranked the No. 26 player in Louisiana and the No. 46 tight end in the nation by Rivals.com … Rated the No. 47 TE in the nation and the No. 27 player in Louisiana by Scout.com … Class 3A All-State selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Also named first team All-Northeast by The Monroe News Star and earned first team All-District 2-3A honors … Helped lead team to District Championship and state quarterfinals … Earned two letters in football at Richwood … Coached in high school at Richwood by Warren Trimble … PERSONAL: Son of Earl Robinson and grandson of Elise Robinson … Full name is David E. Rue … Born: January 9, 1989.

JUSTIN SANDERS, DL, 6-4, 280, New Market, Ala. (Buckhorn) -- Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and rated the No. 27 player in Alabama … Rated the No. 51 DT in the nation and the No. 23 player in Alabama by Scout.com … A Super All-Metro pick by The Huntsville Times … Earned Class 6A All-State honors from The Birmingham News … A two-time All-Region selection … Was honorable mention All-State … Participated in the North-South All-Star Game … Helped lead team to 2005 Alabama Class 5A title game … As a senior in 2006, collected 93 tackles, 16 TFLs, 14 QB sacks, two forced fumbles and two blocked kicks … Coached in high school by Michael Jackson … Earned four letters in football, three in basketball and one in baseball … PERSONAL: Son of Tim and Michelle Sanders … Full name is Justin Alvie Sanders … Born: November 8, 1988.

LAWON SCOTT, DL, 6-1, 305, St. Petersburg, Fla. (High) -- Named the Defensive MVP of the Pinellas All-Star Classic … Earned All-Pinellas honors from the St. Petersburg Times the last three seasons, including a first team selection his senior season … Named second team All-Suncoast by the St. Petersburg Times … Rated the No. 8 Player in the Bay Area by the St. Petersburg Times … Earned Class 5A All-State honors from the Florida Sports Writers Association … As a senior in 2006 tallied 68 tackles and three QB sacks …Collected 61 tackles and six QB sacks in his junior season … Coached in high school by Joe Fabrizio … Earned four letters in football … Also participated in track … PERSONAL: Son of Brenda Williams … Full name is Lawon M. Scott … Born: March 7, 1989.

ISAIAH SMITH, LB, 6-1, 220, Columbia, Tenn. (Columbia Central) -- Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and ranked by that publication as the No. 10 player in Tennessee ... Rated the No. 47 middle linebacker in the nation and the No. 17 player in Tennessee by Scout.com ... Selected to the 2006 Star Physical Therapy pre-season 5A All-State team ... 2006 All-Region 6-5A pick ... Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year as a junior ... Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee ... UPN 30 Scholar-Athlete nominee ... Pepsi Presents Tennessee Top 12 ... As a senior, was credited with 102 tackles, including 18 TFLs and two QB sacks ... Also had one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... On offense, caught five passes for 85 yards ... Career statistics included 227 tackles, including 43 hits for losses ... Had 12 QB sacks, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one defensive TD ... Coached in high school by Vance Belew ... Earned three letters in football and three in track ... Also played basketball ... Finished third in 2005 track regionals in the 100 meters and fourth in the sub-state ... Was 2005 Gatorade Rookie of the Year in track ... High Honor Roll student ... 2006 Boys State delegate ... 2003 and 2006 WKRM Football Academic Award ... Who’s Who ... PERSONAL: Son of Paul Smith, Sr., and Glynis Smith ... Full name is Isaiah Monta Smith ... Born: November 4, 1988.

JEVAN SNEAD, QB, 6-3, 215, Stephenville, Texas (High; Texas) – Transferred from University of Texas to Ole Miss in January of 2007 ... Due to NCAA transfer rule, must sit out 2007 season, but will have three years of eligibility remaining, beginning with the 2008 season ... Will participate in 2007 spring football drills ... AT TEXAS (2006): As a true freshman at Texas in 2006, completed 26 of 49 passes for 371 yards and two touchdowns, with two interceptions ... Also rushed for 87 yards and one TD ... His most extensive action against a Big 12 opponent was against Kansas State when he replaced Colt McCoy, who had gone down with a shoulder injury, when he passed for 190 yards and one TD ... HIGH SCHOOL: A prep All-American, two-time All-State and two-time All-District performer who finished his high school career with a 23-2 (.920) record as a starter … Posted 7,955 total yards and 100 TDs in 25 games over his final two seasons … Averaged 318.2 ypg and four TDs during that stretch … Named to the 2006 Parade All-America team as a senior … Tabbed second-team All-American by EA Sports … Earned an invitation to the 'Elite 11 Quarterback Camp' … Was selected to the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Finished with the second-most passing yards in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl after throwing for 147 yards and two TDs … Earned Associated Press second team All-State honors … Named to Dave Campbell's Super Team second team prior to the season … Earned All-Big Country Super Team MVP … Threw for 3,546 yards and 38 TDs that year … Completed 230 of 370 passes (62.2%) … Also rushed for 766 yards and 23 TDs … Averaged 308 total yards per game … Led Stephenville High to a 4A state semifinals appearance and a 13-1 record … Completed 16-of-32 passes for 272 yards and three TDs while rushing for another one in Stephenville's 41-38 loss in the state semifinals to eventual state champion Highland Park … Surpassed the 2,000-yard mark in the eighth game of 2005 … Tabbed Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association honorable mention All-State as a junior … Tallied 3,025 yards and 29 TDs passing, while rushing for 618 yards and 10 TDs … Completed 181-of-304 (59.5%) … Led Stephenville to a 10-1 record that year … In his first start as a sophomore, went 8-for-8 for 205 yards and two TDs in the first half against Crowley … Coached in high school by Chad Morris ... Moved from 1A Eden to Stephenville in the ninth grade … Has been involved in coaching youth flag football teams … PERSONAL: Son of Jaylon and Jane Snead … Full name is Jevan Bryce Snead … Born: September 2, 1987.

BRADLEY SOWELL, OL, 6-6, 330, Hernando, Miss. (High) -- Ranked the No. 21 player in Mississippi by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 20 player in Mississippi by the Sun Herald ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team ... Ranked the No. 14 player in Mississippi by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 82 OT in the nation by ESPN.com ... Ranked the No. 49 OT in the nation by Max Emfinger … Rated the No. 89 OT in the country and the No. 27 player in Mississippi by Scout.com … All-District … Named to The Clarion-Ledger Top 40 list … Credited with over 50 “pancake” blocks … Gave up only two QB sacks entire senior year … Coached in high school by Anthony Jenkins … Earned three letters in football and three in baseball …PERSONAL: Son of Diane and Keith Sowell … Full name is Bradley Keith Sowell … Born: June 6, 1989.

CHRIS STRONG, LB, 6-2, 245, Batesville, Miss. (South Panola) -- Named Parade All-American and selected to the U.S. Army All-American team … Helped lead powerhouse South Panola to fourth consecutive 5A state titles in 2006 and ended high school career with a perfect 60-0 record … A member of the Rivals 100 team and rated as the No. 53 player in the nation by Rivals.com ... Also rated the No. 1 player in Mississippi and the No. 3 DE in the nation by that publication ... Named All-American and Pre-season All-American by SuperPrep, who ranked him the No. 1 player in Mississippi ... Named Mr. Football for Mississippi by The Clarion-Ledger and to the Dandy Dozen as one of the top 12 players in the state … Also No. 1 on 10 Most Wanted list and is a two-time first team All-State selection by that newspaper … Ranked the No. 1 player in the state of Mississippi by the Sun Herald …Named 5A Defensive Player of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Earned All-South team honors and named Player of the Year for Mississippi by the Orlando Sentinel … Member of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100 team … Rated the No. 5 player in the Southeast as a member of the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 team … Rated the No. 82 player in the nation and the No. 3 ILB in the nation by ESPN.com … Earned first team All-America honors from Tom Lemming’s Prep Football and rated No. 11 overall prospect and No. 1 LB in the nation … Member of CSTV/Bill Hodge Top 150 team as one of the top 150 players in the nation … Rated the No. 1 player in Mississippi, the No. 3 LB in the nation and the No. 82 overall player in the country by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 2 MLB in the nation by Max Emfinger … As a senior in 2006 posted 82 tackles and five QB sacks … During his junior season recorded 94 tackles and four QB sacks … Coached in high school by Ricky Woods … Earned four letters in football … Also participated in track and won the state championship in the shot … Nephew of former Ole Miss linebacker Eddie Strong … PERSONAL: Son of Brenda Strong ... Full name is Chris Deshun Strong … Born: August 31, 1988.

LaDERRICK VAUGHN, WR, 6-2, 195, Memphis, Tenn. (Manassas) – Originally signed with Ole Miss in February of 2006, but did not enroll at the University ... Rated the No. 12 player in Tennessee in 2005 by SuperPrep, No. 13 by Scout.com and No. 16 by the Knoxville News-Sentinel … Named to the SuperPrep All-Dixie team … Also a PrepStar All-Region selection ... Rated the No. 76 safety in the nation by Scout.com … Named All-Metro and Best of the Preps by the Commercial Appeal … Amassed 1,485 yards rushing and 15 TDs as a senior … Also played quarterback, passing for over 900 yards as a senior … Earned four letters in football … Coached in high school by Tommy Warren … Earned four letters in track and two as a forward on the basketball team … PERSONAL: Son of Denise Vaughn … Legal guardian is Stanley DeMoss … Full name is LaDerrick Lane Vaughn ... Born: January 13, 1988.

ALEX WASHINGTON, OL, 6-4, 348, Monroe, La. (Carroll) -- Ranked as the No. 29 player in Louisiana and the No. 46 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com ...Rated the No. 89 offensive tackle in the nation by ESPN.com ... Rated the No. 89 OG in the nation by Scout.com … Named first team All-Northeast by The Monroe News Star … Earned Class 4A All-State honors from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Was second team All-District junior season ... As a sophomore in 2003, was District 2-3A honorable mention ... Selected to 2006 Pre All-Louisiana team ... Earned four letters in football ... Coached in high school by Jesse Smith ... Also lettered four times in basketball and track and field ... In outdoor track, was third in state, second in regional and first in district ... In 2005, was eighth in state, third in regional and first in district ... In 2004, was regional qualifier and third in district ... Honor Roll student ... Henry Carroll Award and All-Academic in 2005 ... PERSONAL: Son of Carolyn L. Washington ... Full name is Alexander O’Neal Washington ... Born: April 29, 1988.

SCOTTIE WILLIAMS, LB, 6-1 1/2, 210, Decatur, Ga. (Southwest Dekalb) -- Ranked the No. 37 player in Georgia and the No. 39 OLB in the nation by Rivals.com ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Region team and rated the No. 39 player in Georgia … A member of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Georgia Top 50 team … Rated the No. 45 OLB in the nation by ESPN.com … Ranked the No. 41 OLB in the nation and the No. 34 player in Georgia by Scout.com … Ranked the No. 25 WLB in the nation by Max Emfinger … Recorded 96 tackles, three QB sacks and three forced fumbles as a senior … Had over 300 career tackles, including 12 QB sacks and three forced fumbles … Coached in high school by William Goddfried ... PERSONAL: Son of Marshall Williams … Full name is Marshall Scotty Williams … Born: December 9, 1988.


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