Hugh Freeze and Co. continue to draw attention from talented wide receivers. In a recent interview with SEC Country's Sam Spiegelman, three-star Al'dontre Davis said he's been in contact with Rebel receivers Grant Heard and plans to visit Oxford.
"I like that it would give me that push to touch the ball more, and I'm that type of wide receiver," Davis said of Ole Miss' spread offense. "I also like the coaches and the facility."
But it looks like Ole Miss will have to go through Auburn to land Davis. That's because Davis sounds intrigued by the idea of playing with his hometown buddy, four-star quarterback Lowell Narcisse (what a name!), who commited to Gus Malzahn's bunch over the summer.
"Yeah, it's a big possibility," Davis said of following Narcisse to the Plains. "It's very good because we both fit into that spread offense and we can both dominate."
Davis, who also holds offers from Georgia and Tulane, is a smooth runner who gets in and out of his breaks with ease and has sure hands. He also possesses impressive vision in the return game and is tough to bring down with an already stout frame at 6'0, 190-pounds.
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More offensive line help might be on the way
With Laremy Tunsil's time in Oxford dwindling down, Ole Miss has already stockpiled four offensive line commits for the 2016 class (with five-star Greg Little hopefully joining that group). There might be even more help coming in 2017: four-star offensive tackles Walker Little and Trey Smith both made unofficial visits for the LSU game and are showing serious interest in the Rebs. Little, a 6'7, 301-pounder out of Texas, has a 247 Crystal Ball percentage of 75 percent in favor of Ole Miss. Smith, a 6'6, 288-pounder out of Jackson, Tenn., is listed as a 50 percent lean to Tennessee.
If you ask me, these two walking oak trees are who you want for the future at the tackle position. Tunsil and Fahn Cooper are gone after the bowl game and Robert Conyers, who spent time at tackle in 2014 before moving to center, will be gone after next season. That will leave Sean Rawlings, who started on the right side during Tunsil's absence, as the only guy with current tackle experience heading into the 2017 season.
4-star running back is an Ole Miss lean
If you don't know the name Ty Chandler by now, you'll know it very soon. The four-star running back and son of former Rebels running back Chico Chandler is currently listed as an 86 percent Ole Miss lean by the 247 Crystal Ball.
The 5'11, 190-pound star from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tenn. racked up over 3,000 all-purpose yards and 30-plus total touchdowns this season, passing the 100-yard mark in 12 of his 13 games. In addition to Ole Miss, the D2-AA Mr. Football Back of the Year already holds offers from major programs like Georgia, LSU, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Tennessee, Kentucky, Vandy, Pitt and Duke.
The No. 9 running back in the 2017 class has the bulk to run in between the tackles and the wiggle to bounce it outside and make people miss in the secondary. He reminds me a lot of Brandon Bolden with the way he can bang in the trenches then make one cut and be off to the races for six.
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