A Visit with Ole Miss Offensive Lineman Signee Cam East
Ole Miss football signee Cam East won’t have to go far to watch his new team play in this year’s Sugar Bowl.
East, a New Orleans native, helped get the Rebels’ Party in the ‘Sip started in the 2022 recruiting cycle when the 6-foot-7, 280-pound offensive tackle flipped from State to the Rebels.
Im officially a Rebel!!🔵🔴 @CoachThornton61 @Lane_Kiffin @CoachFigueroa @foster20504 @OleMissFB pic.twitter.com/Gpssksmmmo
— CAM EAST ✞ (@cam3ast) December 15, 2021
We had a chance recently to catch up with the newly signed East to talk about his decision to play for Coach Kiffin and the Rebels.
RW: Was there a moment you just knew Ole Miss was the fit for you and your future?
Cam: The moment I felt Ole Miss was for me was when I went on my official visit. I had a great experience with the players, coaches, and fans at the game!
RW: What stood out most about the way Ole Miss recruited you?
Cam: What stood out the most with the way Ole Miss recruited me was how much love they showed me through the entire process. I really felt all that love.
RW: What are you looking most forward to about Ole Miss and being a Rebel?
Cam: I’m looking forward to getting better, being dedicated to the grind, making lifetime memories with my teammates, and winning a championship!
RW: What would you tell a future recruit who is looking at Ole Miss that makes it stand out?
Cam: Something I would tell a future recruit about Ole Miss is that it’s an absolutely beautiful place, there are amazing people behind the program and in the town. They are definitely going to treat you right when you go down there, and to top it off the way the program is run is meant to make you a better football player and a better man.
Fit in the Sip
The 2022 recruiting class for the Rebels is stacked with talent and, as they say, each one of them is built differently. The ‘Cajun Knight,’ as I call East, is the No. 46 OT in the nation and the No. 23 overall player at any position in Louisiana in the class of 2022, as ranked by 247Sports.
The powerhouse from St. Augustine High School brings some much-needed size and power to the front, and pair that with his flexibility and footwork and the future certainly looks bright for this Rebel.
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.