Friday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Friday morning …

The commitment of Laquon Treadwell generated national recruiting news for Ole Miss. More on Treadwell here: From SI.com, From ESPN

Oklahoma State was runner-up in the Treadwell chase. Here’s the take from Oklahoma City.

And this from the Northwest Indiana Times, which covers Treadwell’s high school. …

Obviously Hugh Freeze has done an impressive job of selling his program. Lost somewhere in that — and certainly not for the first time by an Ole Miss coach was the official name of the school. I always chuckle at “University of Ole Miss.”

Treadwell’s commitment moved Ole Miss to No. 11 in the Rivals team rankings, No. 13 in the Scout team rankings.

Speaking of recruiting, I was asked yesterday if Ole Miss should be concerned that Robert Nkemdiche is visiting Florida. In recruiting, the answer to that question is always yes, until the LOI comes across the fax. …

In non-recruiting news …

In non-recruiting news, Florida did a number on Texas A&M’s Elston Turner last night as the Gators won 68-47 over the Aggies in College Station. Turner had just put 40 points on Kentucky at Rupp Arena in a Texas A&M win. Florida players said they identified the fact that most of Turner’s success came when he was moving to his right. Maybe they’ll confuse the scouting reports prior to Ole Miss’ visit to Gainesville and over play Murphy Holloway on his right side. …

Ole Miss is at home against Arkansas Saturday afternoon at 12:30. The Razorbacks are coming off an 88-80 double overtime win against Auburn in which Arkansas coach Mike Anderson was pleased with his team’s effort if not always its execution …

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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  • nashvegasreb

    Feed Ja Quon Crief!

    • gehs72

      Great rework of Feed Moncrief! Sure hope each of those three guys get a TD or two per game. And, feed Vince some too!


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