When Hugh Freeze arrived at Ole Miss we expected to see new energy pumped in to the Rebels football program. A full year into his regime in Oxford and we are certainly seeing some results on the recruiting trails.
Days after receiving a verbal commitment from Illinois five-star wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss has now picked up another significant verbal commitment. The latest comes from four-star defensive end Elijah Daniel out of Indiana. According to an interview with 247 Sports, Daniel liked the idea of playing in the SEC, as many high school players likely will, but he also sees a bright future in Oxford that he would like to be a part of.
“I felt like it was the right place for me,” Daniel told 247Sports. “I wanted to play in the SEC. I feel they’re on the rise and I see big things for them in the future. I want to be a part of that.”
Big things could very well be on the rise for Ole Miss. After ranking 12th in the SEC in recruiting last year the Reb...