Dual Threat Quarterback Marcel Reed Commits to Ole Miss Rebels Football


After a trio of trips to Ole Miss since the start of March, future plans for the class of 2023 Nashville, Tenn. Montgomery Bell Academy quarterback Marcel Reed are defined.

The rising senior rookie will play his college football at Oxford, he announced at school on Monday afternoon.

Reed picked the Rebels from about 30 scholarship offers, including SEC rivals Arkansas and Vanderbilt, the other two programs to host the dual-threat talent for visits this spring.

the 6’1″, 180-pound prospect, who was in Oxford for Saturday’s Grove Bowl and even hung out with head coach Lane Kiffin and a Rolls Royce before the day was out, should be a four-year MBA college starter As a junior in 2021, he led the program to the state championship game in throwing for 12 touchdowns and rushing for 12 touchdowns, accounting for more than 2,000 total yards in the course of road.

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Kiffin has long been after Reed and visited his high school in January as the program began to turn the page to recruit the Class of 2023. Reed was originally offered by the Rebels on April 25, 2021, nearly a year to the day. before. verbally committing to respect the schedule on Monday.

Ole Miss didn’t sign a prep passer in the Class of 2022, but of course added to the play by landing USC transfer quarterback Jaxson Dart, who made his debut on Saturday. The last high school quarterback to choose the program was in the 2021 cycle, when the other current quarterback candidate, Luke Altmyer, signed with the Rebels.

Reed joins State star Suntarine Perkins on the class of 2023 verbal commitments list so far. The program could still be looking for more quarterback talent in the class, wooing Arch Manning, Jaden Rashada and others to the position.

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