With spring practice in the books, all eyes turn towards the recruiting trail, where Ole Miss will look to garner some momentum heading into the summer camp circuit. Things have been a bit slower than in years past for the Class of 2017, but the Rebels hosted an elite group of prospects this past weekend, which should lead to some news in the coming weeks.
Here are four things to know:
- The biggest news Tuesday came from Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who slammed the NCAA and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze regarding the ban on satellite camps.
- With things heating up on the recruiting trail, players will gradually narrow their list of schools. An elite defensive back out of the New Orleans is the latest player expected to have the Rebels on his list.
- Ole Miss was also one of five SEC schools that made the top nine for another big-time New Orleans defensive back.
- On a sad note, former Rebels’ running back Bill Mustin passed away on Monday at the age of 87.
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- One of the biggest decisions Freeze and his staff will make this summer is what to do with freshman quarterback Shea Patterson. Do you risk burning Patterson’s redshirt for what could be minimal playing time, or do you lose an opportunity to get a player that could be gone in three years to waste a year without getting any meaningful snaps? Hugh Kellenberger of The Clarion-Ledger weighed in.
- For the second consecutive week, the No. 13 Ole Miss baseball team will take on in-state foe Southern Miss on Wednesday. The Rebels defeated the Golden Eagles 6-2 last week.
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