July 29, 2006

Tennessee LB is commitment No. 17 for Ole Miss

Ole Miss picked up it's 17th commitment Saturday afternoon and stole one away from Tennessee in the process.

Isaiah Smith, from Columbia, Tenn. took an unofficial visit to Oxford Saturday to allow his parents to see first hand the campus he had fallen in love with during an earlier visit.

"I love Ole Miss," Smith said. "My mom and dad loved it as much as I do. They feel very comfortable about the coaching staff, the location, and are very happy for me to be a Rebel."

According to Smith, it was the Ole Miss coaching staff that swayed his decision.

"The closeness of their coaching staff with their players impresses me a lot," Smith said. "The Ole Miss coaching staff showed me the most love and I want to be a part of what they are building here in Oxford."

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