"It was straight," added the always personable Quinn Sanford. "I liked it."
Sanford lives just 18 miles from Oxford; he was not very familiar with the program.
did not know that much about Ole Miss, but they have a good program and great
facilities. They have a tight program. One of the top players in the country committed
to them (Bernard Smith) while we were on our visit. They recruit really good at
The Ole Miss coaches had one message for Quinn.
told me I did not need to sign anywhere else, that they needed me to be a Rebel."
liked what he saw from the film session.
"They play with so much emotion.
They come ready to play. They play real physical. Their coaches have a lot of
energy too, especially Coach Wilson. He is a cool cat. Coach Art Kehoe was all
fired up too. They all were. They opened up a light in my eyes. I can really see
myself playing for them but I still have MSU in the lead. The gap has been narrowed
though. When they told me about having 17 freshmen playing last year, that really
caught my ear. I was like man, that could be me."
A couple more SEC
schools are still in the hunt too.
"Florida has been calling a lot
lately. They asked me if I would leave Mississippi, and I told them it all depends.
He said he was going to be at my Spring game and that they needed me. Coach Davis
from Alabama calls all of the time too. We talk a lot, a whole lot."
Sanford talks about Jr Day at Ole Miss
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