Four-star QB Luke Altmyer verbally commits to the Rebels
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After decommitting from Florida State Monday, Starkville High School’s standout quarterback Luke Altmyer verbally committed to Ole Miss Friday.
— Luke Altmyer (@lukealtmyer9) December 4, 2020
This is a huge commit for the Rebels. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Altmyer is rated as the No. 12 pro-style passer and the No. 3 overall recruit from the state of Mississippi in the 2021 recruiting cycle according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.
Altmyer had been committed to FSU dating back to February but visited Oxford recently, including for the Rebels’ 31-24 win over Mississippi State. He held scholarship offers from Alabama, LSU, Oregon, Mississippi State, among many others.
Regarding Ole Miss, Altmyer told 247Sports last month: “Obviously close to home, not too far from where I am. I think Coach (Lane) Kiffin and Coach (Jeff) Lebby’s offense is straight production and efficiency. What they’re doing right now is really cool and I know a lot of people down there. I’m more familiar with it.”
Earlier this week, Altmyer’s little brother, Whit, was snapped wearing a “Kiffin/Altmyer ’21” T-shirt.
Lee Ann Herring-Olvedo
Lee Ann is the Director of Recruiting for The Rebel Walk. She is a veteran SEC sports journalist and NFL content writer. She is also the Sr. Editor for MESPORTS digital. Herring-Olvedo is a Brown University graduate who loves good cigars, good games, and a smooth glass of bourbon — not necessarily in that order.