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Rebel Recruits’ Reactions: QB Justyn Martin, DL Jaheim Oatis, LB Stone Blanton, OT Jimothy Lewis react to the win over Tulane

Rebel Recruits’ Reactions: QB Justyn Martin, DL Jaheim Oatis, LB Stone Blanton, OT Jimothy Lewis react to the win over Tulane

OXFORD, Miss. — Saturday in Oxford was a wild, wet ride as the Rebels dominated Tulane, 61-21, in a downpour at Vaught-Hemingway. And although the rain caused a delay of almost two hours, it didn’t dampen the spirits of fans — and potential recruiting targets who are considering coming to the ‘Sip to play for head coach Lane Kiffin and company. 

The Rebel Walk had a chance to catch up with some of Ole Miss’ top targets from 2022 — and even 2024 — to get their reactions from another big win!

Rebel Recruits’ Reactions

Jaheim Oatis – 2022  4-star DL  (Columbia HS, MS): 247Sports Ranks: No.9 DL, No. 2 in MS (Alabama commit)

“It was a good game. Ole Miss did their thang!”

Justyn Martin – 2022  4-star QB  (Inglewood HS,CA): 247Sports Ranks: No.21 QB, No.22 in Calif. (de-committed from Cal, following visit to Ole Miss)

“The offense was explosive and consistent the entire game. Matt had a great game by just playing within the system. The atmosphere was great and the team played disciplined even after a lightning delay.”

Stone Blanton – 2022  4-star LB  (Madison Ridgeland Academy,MS): 247Sports Ranks: No.34 LB, No. 7 in MS)

“It was a great time me and my family really enjoyed our time here. The atmosphere was still great even with the weather.They’ve gotten so much better and the way they fly to the ball and our having fun with it really makes me like it.”

Jimothy Lewis – 2024  4-star OT (Madison Ridgeland Academy,MS): 247Sports Ranks: No. 1 OT , No. 1 in MS

“Overall, I had a really nice visit. I enjoyed the sit down talk with (Offensive line) coach (Jake) Thornton. I also enjoyed talking to the other coaches and staff. All the staff members were very welcoming and polite, and the facilities were nice as well. And don’t get me started about the game which was great. It was an amazing win for Ole Miss.”

About The Author

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.

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