Austin called me the day after he watched DeMarcus Knight's video," added
Hamblen East High School coach Dwayne Hatcher. "He told me right then and
there that they wanted him to be a Rebel. That was a couple of days before their
Spring scrimmage, so DeMarcus went down there on Saturday and fell in love with
Knight was impressed with the Ole Miss staff and facilities.
just really clicked with Coaches Austin and Nutt," added Coach Hatcher. "He
was also impressed with how they ran their scrimmage. He likes their schemes and
feels like he will fit in nicely in that defense. I know he really liked Coach
(Tyrone) Nix a lot when he met him too. DeMarcus went on and on about their practice
facilities. Ole Miss just had the total package of what he was looking for."
is Ole Miss so high on the 6' 2", 230 pound linebacker?
kid can flat out run. You do not see too many 230 pound young men flying around
like he can. And he is as mean as a rattle snack. DeMarcus is just a fierce competitor.
I know this, Ole Miss is lucky to get in on him this early because he was starting
to receive a lot of interest from Tennessee and some other big time programs.
But like I told DeMarcus, once you make a commitment, you have to stick by your
word. I do not think you are going to have to worry about him with that kind of
Stay tuned at Scout.com as we will be providing you
video and comments from Knight on his new commitment in the near future.