Found April 25, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
PLAYERS: Les MilesMichael Oher
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Of every school in the SEC, it’s no secret that one of the hardest places to recruit to is Ole Miss. Alabama has its tradition. Auburn has the War Eagle. LSU provides four years of Les Miles fueled entertainment. But Ole Miss? Sure Ed Oregeron had some success at the school, but otherwise, the Rebels have more or less spent the last several decades in a recruiting abyss. After all, how do you convince high school kids to come to a school that cares more about the partying off the field, than the game on it? But what happens when your new coach is more famous than any of the players on his roster? Well, at Ole Miss, we’re slowly finding out that it isn’t the worst thing in the world. That’s right, Coach Freeze has literally gone Hollywood, and isn’t afraid to bring up Michael Oher or ‘The Blind Side’ in recruiting pitches. Freeze was Oher’s coach at Briarcrest Christian High School in Memphis (TN), and will gladly mention the semi-association he had with the movie anytime he’s talk...
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