April 11, 2006

Rivals100 commit talks Grove Bowl

Alex Williams is already one of the most important commitments for Ole Miss' 2007 recruiting class.

On the surface, locking down a commitment from a big offensive lineman is great for Ole Miss. It's the fact that Williams is from Louisiana and is rated as one of the nation's top 100 prospects by Rivals.com that stands out.

Williams committed to the Rebels after a junior day visit last fall. He has many ties to Ole Miss including current Rebels assistant Frank Wilson who he knows from the Louisiana prep ranks. Williams is also a former teammate of Ole Miss linebacker Robert Russell.

The 6-foot-6 280-pound lineman made the trek to Oxford this weekend to check out the Grove Bowl festivities and came away with an affirmation about his commitment.

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