January 25, 2007

Strong talks about reason for transfer

Ole Miss' top committed prospect - to date - Chris Strong transferred on Monday from South Panola High School in Batesville, Miss. to Genesis One Christian School in Mendenhall, and the move left many fans wondering.

Wondering just how bad of academic shape Strong is in, if it was a desperation move to try to get qualified, or exactly what is going on.

On Wednesday night, Strong offered an explanation - his move puts him in a better environment where his chances of succeeding and meeting initial NCAA academic standards drastically improve because of being in a structured environment.

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