By Parrish Alford/NEMS Daily Journal
Madison Central wide receiver Tobias Singleton verbally committed to Ole Miss Saturday at the US Army All-American game on national television.
Singleton’s commitment had been widely speculated. There has been no word from South Panola WR Nick Brassell, nor is there expected to be.
Singleton also indicated to Rivals.com that he will take scheduled official visits to Ole Miss but also to MSU. Commitments are non-binding. National Signing Day is Feb. 2.
In the game – James Wilder Jr. scored on a 3-yard run with 4:14 left in the game to give the East a 13-10 victory over the West in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school football all-star game Saturday.
A crowd of 37,893, a record for the All-American Bowl, attended the game at the Alamodome.
Wilder, 6-2, 219 pounds from Tampa (Fla.) Plant High School, is the son of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back James Wilder. He has committed to play next year at Florida State.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.