Newest Ole Miss Signees Describe Becoming Rebels on Early Signing Day
OXFORD, Miss. — This morning at 6:02 a.m., the first two Rebel signees made it official as offensive lineman Brycen Sanders and tight end Jayvontay Conner sent in their signed letters of intent to play football at Ole Miss. Over the next three-and-a-half hours, nine more would follow.
Click here to get updates on all the signees, including bios and highlights.
The Rebel Walk caught up with some of these talented players to get their thoughts on such a momentous day in their lives.
Sanders, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound interior offensive lineman from The Baylor School in Chattanooga tells us how he’s feeling.
“It means a lot to finally sign and get things official! I’m looking forward to moving in soon and getting to work with the team.”
OL Brycen Sanders
Fellow early-bird Jayvontay Conner echoed Sanders’ excitement.
“I’m ready to work, and I’m ready to play in the Vaught! Can’t wait!“
Tight end Jayvontay Conner
Safety Braxton Myers will be headed to the ‘Sip from Coppell, Texas, and he, too, is eager to get here.
“It means everything to me to be a Reb officially. All the hard work I put in and long hours really are paying off. I am looking forward to getting to campus hungry and excited to work with the team!!”
Safety Braxton Myers
Safety Ahmad “AJ” Brown is the latest talented AJ Brown to sign with Ole Miss. The Georgia native can’t wait to get to Oxford.
“It is surreal. Reality is setting in…this is the beginning of my future. I’m so ready to set this foundation! I’m most looking forward to the education and to meet my new family. I’m so excited I could run 9 hours to get to Ole Miss!”
Safety AJ Brown
Ole Miss also signed offensive lineman and Louisiana-native Ethan Fields. Fields had been committed to Purdue but ultimately pledged and signed with the Rebels. He
“Finally being able to make everything official just means I gotta work even harder than I did to get myself into this position. I’m excited to be able to represent the entire community of Oxford and its fans! I’m looking forward to starting my next chapter with Ole Miss and Coach Garrison! I truly believe in his ability to develop offensive linemen for the next level!
OL Ethan Fields
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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.