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Ole Miss recruiting: Monster official visit list for LSU game includes three 5-stars

Hugh Freeze and Co. are bringing in a loaded group of official and unofficial visitors for the Magnolia Bowl.

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Despite all the ups and downs of the 2015 season, Ole Miss still stands to haul in an impressive 2016 recruiting class. The Rebs are ranked as high as No. 4 nationally, with five-star Shea Patterson leading the way and four-stars like wide receiver DeKaylin Metcalf, athlete Justin Connor and offensive lineman Bryce Mathews right behind him.

While Ole Miss will be searching for its eighth win of the season this weekend against LSU, Hugh Freeze and his staff will also be searching for a win on the crootin trail. This the biggest visit weekend of the season, with no less than three blue chip prospects on their way to Oxford.

Defensive tackle Rashan Gary and linebacker Mique Juarez are rated as five-star prospects by Both are instant impact guys who would likely start or get plenty of early playing time for Ole Miss next season. Another connection is Juarez was teammates with quarterback commit Shea Patterson at Nike's The Opening and Gary is good friends with five-star offensive lineman Greg Little, who's rumored to be leaning towards Ole Miss.

Current Rebel commit Benito Jones, a defensive tackle who's rated a five-star by ESPN, will also be in town.

Here is the list of both official and unofficial visits for Saturday, according to

Official visitors list

5-star DT Rashan Gary, 6'4, 286

5-star LB Mique Juarez, 6'2, 226

5-star DT Benito Jones, 6'1, 275 (Ole Miss commit)

4-star DE Charles Wiley, 6'2, 243 (Ole Miss commit)

3-star S Greg Eisworth, 5'11, 178 (Ole Miss commit)

3-star LB Donta Evans, 6'1, 222 (Ole Miss commit)

3-star OL Eli Johnson, 6'3, 293 (Ole Miss commit)

NR DB Myles Hartsfield, 6'0, 175

Unofficial visitors list

2016 Class

5-Star QB Shea Patterson, 6'3, 198 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star WR A.J. Brown, 6'2, 218

4-Star CB Shyheim Carter, 6'0, 183

4-Star WR Clyde "Leflore" Chriss, 6'1, 159

4-Star RB Justin Connor, 5'10, 183 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star TE Octavious Cooley, 6'4, 255 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star WR Drake Davis, 6'4, 210

4-Star CB Kristian Fulton, 6'0, 172

4-Star DB Jaylon Jones, 5'11, 176 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star DL/OL Kobe Jones, 6'4, 270

4-Star WR Mykel Jones, 6'0, 185

4-Star CB Nigel Knott, 5'11, 174

4-Star OL Scott Lashley, 6'7, 295

4-Star WR D.K. Metcalf, 6'4, 206 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star RB Denzel Mitchell, 5'11, 211 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star DL Jeffery Simmons, 6'4, 270

4-Star DL Stephon Taylor, 6'6, 275

3-Star TE Gabe Angel, 6'4, 225 (Ole Miss commit)

3-Star OL Javious Bardney, 6'4, 280

3-Star OL Eli Johnson, 6'3, 293 (Ole Miss commit)

3-Star DL Dre Porter, 6'3, 200 (Mississippi State commit)

3-Star CB Troy Pride, 5'11, 166

3-Star RB Jarrion Street, 6'2, 206 (Ole Miss commit)

3-Star LB Tariqious Tisdale, 6'5, 248 (Ole Miss commit)

NR DL Markel Winters, 6'3, 230

2017 Class

5-Star LB DeAngelo Gibbs, 6'2, 191

4-Star RB Cam Akers, 5'11, 208 (Bama commit)

4-Star WR D.D. Bowie, 6'1, 180 (Ole Miss commit)

4-Star RB Ty Chandler, 5'10, 165

4-Star LB Breon Dixon, 6'0, 218

4-Star LB Willie Gay, 6'2, 215

4-Star DB A.J. Harris, 6'0, 174

4-Star RB Kylin Hill, 5'10, 200

4-Star LB Will Ignont, 6'2, 232

4-Star OL Walker Little, 6'7, 301

4-Star OL Alex Leatherwood, 6'5, 295 (Bama commit)

4-Star LB Nate McBride, 6'2, 220

4-Star DL Aaron Odom, 6'3, 238

4-Star RB Cordarrian Richardson, 6'0, 222

4-Star OL Trey Smith, 6'5, 287

4-Star WR Devonta Smith, 6'1, 152 (Georgia commit)

4-Star Ath Kam White, 6'2, 184

4-Star RB Damon Williams, 6'1, 170

3-Star LB Freddie Hartz, 6'2, 240

3-Star LB Josh Clarke, 6'3, 215

3-Star WR Tyquon Ulmer, 6'1, 175

3-Star QB Jack Walker, 6'3, 208

3-Star OL Gentle Williams, 6'3, 278 (Cal commit)

2018 Class

4-Star WR Malik Heath, 6'3, 194

4-Star S Mike Jones, 6'0, 200

4-Star OL Max Wray, 6'6, 255

NR RB Zion Custis, 5'7, 170

2019 Class

4-Star DT Trevis Hopper, 6'3, 260

NR RB Kris Moncrief, 6'1, 211

SPOILER ALERT: This is setting up to be a huge weekend for Ole Miss, on and off the field.