July 31, 2006

Burton impressed with Ole Miss, remains open

Ole Miss is targeting several prospects from Arkansas and another top athlete in the state came away impressed with the Ole Miss camp last month.

Morrilton's Freddy Burton participated in the Ole Miss camp in June and was very impressed with what the Rebels have to offer.

"The Ole Miss camp was by far the most competitive camp I have been to this summer," Burton said. "It was really a great camp. I learned a lot and got to go up against some of the best athletes in the country. The Arkansas camp was okay also; just not as competitive."

Burton has yet to receive an official offer, but schools such as Ole Miss, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State and Arkansas are showing him a lot of interest.

"I think I impressed the Arkansas coaches this past week," Burton said. "Coach (Reggie) Herring seems to like me a lot."

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