"It was good, real good," added Eddie Foster.
"I learned a lot of things about Ole Miss that I did not know from before."
"I did not know they had that good of an Engineering program.
I learned about their Fed Ex academic center and all of the fields they carry."
of academics, the University of Mississippi's academic reputation was different
than what he previously heard.
"I think my friends exaggerated about
their academics (laugh). They were telling me how bad they are, but it is not
like that at all. They have very good grad rates, and they are highly ranked in
a lot of fields. That is what these visits are for, to separate the truth from
What stood out the most about Ole Miss?
players and coaches. The relationship they have is amazing. The players are really
close, and they had nothing but good things to say about there coaches. You know
how it is, sometimes coaches will tell you anything you want to hear, but the
players tell it like it is. And like I said, I did not hear one bad thing about
their coaches from all of the players I spoke to, which was a bunch."
of these issues, Ole Miss was about what he was expecting.
not expecting it to be a big city or anything. That does not effect me. It is
like a normal college town, like Iowa State. It all revolves around the school
and athletics. That is the mindset."
How did the meeting with Coach
"Good, he told me that he enjoyed having me over there,
and that he hopes that I come over there. But he told me that I need to decide
where I really needed to be because he only wants players that really want to
be there. We had a good understanding of each other."
The visit went
well enough to put them out in front of the pack.
"I say right now,
it would go Ole Miss, Vandy, and then N' Western because I have not visited those
two schools yet. I really liked Ole Miss' atmosphere, the players, coaches, just
the whole university. It is going to be hard to beat that visit, but I am going
into them with an open mind."