May 2, 2006

How high is Ole Miss on Arkansas QB's list?

One thing that Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron has said that is crucial to recruiting was to begin recruiting prospects early and build great relationships with both the prospects and their parents.

Apparently it's working. One of the top quarterbacks in Arkansas, Rontrell Bailey, confirmed Monday night that it's his close relationship to the Ole Miss coaching staff that has him picking the Rebels as his early favorite.

"I grew up a Razorback fan, but now I'm an Ole Miss fan," Bailey said. "I really like their coaching staff a lot. I feel that the Ole Miss coaches seem to care more about me than the other coaching staffs have so far. They spend a lot of time talking to me. I call them a lot and they are always glad to hear from me."

According to Bailey, he has official offers from Ole Miss, Arkansas, Oklahoma State and Louisville so far.

Bailey was one of the several hundred area and regional prospects that attended the Nike Camp Sunday in Baton Rouge, La.

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