Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning …

In what will probably be the last chance before signing day to interpret the comments of Robert Nkemdiche, here’s an interview the nation’s No. 1 recruit did with Fox Sports yesterday.

Yahoo gives a summary of the death threats and backlash Chris Jones told ESPN he has received. Jones is scheduled to make his announcement tomorrow morning at 9. Brandon Speck has been covering his recruiting for us and says coaching staffs at both Ole Miss and MSU really think they have him.

At a Signing Day presser the recruit’s destination is often known in advance. That won’t be the case for Chris Jones.

When Hugh Freeze was hired Archie Manning was the committee co-chair, and Archie told us that Freeze had the “it” factor. On the eve of what could be a top 10 signing class Manning, in this video, talks about Freeze and recruiting.

Alabama picks up a five-star linebacker. The recruiting of Reuben Foster was filled with drama, and how about this — a guy with an Auburn tattoo picking Alabama. Here’s an interesting take on recruiting rankings after the Foster commitment.

The Ole Miss class is currently ranked No. 11 by Rivals, No. 13 by Scout.

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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  • Great article by Travis Sawchik of the Post and Courier today about recruiting and it’s failures. A staggering 42% of Rivals.com’s top 100 rated recruits end in failure. Check this out…2009’s #1 recruit Bryce Brown, 2012’s top recruit Michael Dyer and 2011’s top recruit Mike Bellamy are all out of Div. 1 football.
    “I crossed the empty street and caught the Sunday smell of someone frying chicken.”

    • handy010

      More crying from the sad little boy. I am so sorry nobody from Moo-U will play with you

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