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Anthony Alford

Anthony  Alford

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Petal, Miss.

High School:
Petal

Last College:
Southern Miss

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 212

Position:
DB

Experience:
RS

09/30/2014

Anthony Alford Leaves Ole Miss to Play Baseball

Alford Part of Toronto Blue Jays' Farm System

08/28/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Boise State

08/01/2014

Media Day Press Conference

Oel Miss Players And Coaches Met With Reporters Friday

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

04/10/2013

Spring Practice Report 04.10

Defense Owns Physical Practice As Rebels Eye Spring Game

2013: Transferred in January and joined the team for the spring ... Had to sit out the season due to NCAA transfer rules ... Played a key role on scout team.

2012 (SOUTHERN MISS): Played in nine games and started five at quarterback for the Golden Eagles ... Led the team with 664 passing yards, completing 57-of-127 passes with two touchdowns ... Also rushed for 329 yards and six TDs ... Ran for a season-high 84 yards in the season opener against Nebraska and a season-best two rushing TDs against UCF ... Threw for a season-high 165 yards vs. UCF and a season-best two TDs against Memphis.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Steve Buckley at Petal High School ... Led the Panthers to the 6A state championship game in 2011 ... Threw for 2,058 yards with 20 touchdowns and nine interceptions as a senior ... Also rushed for 1,731 yards and 24 TDs ... Ranked as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com and the No. 2 player in the state of Mississippi ... Rated as the No. 5 dual-threat quarterback in the nation and the No. 157 prospect overall ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the Mississippi-Alabama All Star game and was the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior and senior, marking the first time a player from the state has done that ... Named Mr. Football, Dandy Dozen, Top 10 Most Wanted selection and first-team all-state selection by The Clarion-Ledger ... All-Area team selection by the Hattiesburg American ... A member of the ESPNU 150 ... Standout baseball player as well, playing in the Under Armor All-American game in Chicago at Wrigley Field ... Named Mr. Baseball by The Clarion-Ledger.

PERSONAL: Son of Anthony Sr. and Lawanda Alford ... Married the former Bailey Montgomery on July 26, 2014 ... Full name is Anthony Joseph Alford Jr. ... Born: July 20, 1994 ... Integrated marketing communications major ... Selected in the third round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays ... Signed a contract with the organization in June 2012 that allowed him to also keep playing football ... Ranked the No. 56 prospect in the nation by Baseball America entering the 2012 draft ... Has played extended spring training and minor league ball in the Blue Jays system in each of the past two summers since arriving at Ole Miss.

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      Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Football

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