Country's #1 catcher picks Ole Miss

Taylor Hightower (C, Cartersville, GA) - The country's #66 overall ranked prospect and the #1 ranked catcher, per the Perfect Games, has given Ole Miss its second '08 commitment in Taylor Hightower.

"I went on an unofficial visit to Ole Miss this past weekend and just fell in love with it over there. They have awesome facilities, fan support, and I just think Coach Bianco is the best in the business at developing catchers. Ole Miss is just the perfect situation for me,both academically and athletically, " added Taylor Hightower.

The 2006 Perfect Games MVP for underclassmen is currently batting over .750 on the season and batted .525 with 5 Hr's and 34 RBI's as a junior.

The 6' 1", 190 pound catcher throws it from home plate to second base in 1.85 seconds, which is pro material.

The Atlanta native picked the Rebels over North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Auburn, and Virginia. All have offered.

Taylor joins T. J. House in Ole Miss commits for the junior class.


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