March 6, 2007

Walls has Rebels ahead of Auburn, UF

Marlon Walls has a goal, and it's the same goal Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron has for him.

"He told me he wanted me to be the next Patrick Willis," Walls said. "That kind of got me fired up."

Walls, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound linebacker from Wooddale in Memphis, Tenn., said his game is modeled after the 2006 Butkis Award winner.

"I'm more of a speed linebacker who's hard-hitting," he said. "Plus, I can cover because of my speed and height. But, I can still come up and like to make plays."

Walls received a scholarship offer from Ole Miss in February and currently lists the Rebels atop his list of schools, leading Auburn and Florida. Auburn has also offered.

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