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Breeland Speaks

Breeland  Speaks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Callaway

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
DE

Experience:
2L

11/18/2017

Rebels Falter in Loss to Texas A&M, 31-24

Jordan Wilkins Rushes for 147 Yards and a Score, Polk and Gates Combine for 23 Tackles in Defeat to Aggies

11/11/2017

Postgame Notes vs. Louisiana

Ole Miss 50, Louisiana 22

11/06/2017

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Recaps Kentucky Win, Previews Louisiana

11/05/2017

Postgame Notes vs. Kentucky

Ole Miss 37, Kentucky 34

11/04/2017

Football Wins in Final Seconds at Kentucky, 37-34

Ta'amu's late TD pass to Metcalf Lifts Rebels Over Wildcats

2016: Tied for the team lead with eight QB hurries ... Totaled 28 tackles, 1.5 TFLs, 1.0 sack and a pass breakup on the year ... Played in every game with seven starts at DT ... Earned second letter ... vs. #4 Florida State (9/5/16): Posted a tackle and a QB hurry in start ... vs. Wofford (9/10/16): Made three tackles, including 0.5 TFL, in start ... vs. #1 Alabama (9/17/16): Posted five stops (two solo) and a QB hurry in start ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): Posted five tackles (one solo) and three QB hurries in start ... vs. Memphis (10/1/16): Registered two tackles (one solo) and a QB hurry in start ... at #22 Arkansas (10/15/16): Made four tackles (three solo) with a sack and a QB hurry in start ... at #23 LSU (10/22/16): Made one tackle in start ... vs. Georgia Southern (11/5/16): Totaled four tackles (two solo), a pass breakup and a QB hurry ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Made three tackles (two solo).

2015: Played in every game with two starts as a defensive tackle ... Totaled 32 tackles, 5.5 TFLs, a sack, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery on the season ... Helped Ole Miss rank top three among SEC teams in tackles for loss (8.1/game - 7th in NCAA), interceptions (15 - t23rd in NCAA) and takeaways (23 - t38th in NCAA) ... Earned first letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Made his college debut and collected a pair of tackles (one solo) and a QB hurry ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Led the team with nine tackles (two solo) and posted 0.5 TFL ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Recorded two tackles (one solo) and batted down a pass ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Made three tackles (two solo), including a TFL ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Assisted on a tackle for loss ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Made six tackles (three solo), including a pair of TFLs for -24 yards ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Made his first career start and tallied three tackles (two solo) ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Tallied one tackle, a pass breakup and a QB hurry in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Recorded a QB hurry ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Made two tackles, including his first career sack ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Tallied two tackles (one solo), 0.5 TFL and a fumble recovery.

2014:
Did not see action and was redshirted ... Member of the 2014 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: MaxPreps first team Medium School All-American ... A consensus 4-star recruit ... Rated the No. 135 overall prospect by 247Sports.com and No. 179 by Rivals.com ... Rated the nation’s 11th-best defensive tackle by 247Sports.com, No. 19 DT by Scout.com and No. 12 strongside defensive end by Rivals.com ... Listed No. 2 on The Clarion-Ledger Targeted 22 list and named to the publication’s Dandy Dozen ... Chosen to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Enjoyed a breakout senior season in which he was named first team All-State at defensive tackle and Metro Player of the Year by The Clarion-Ledger ... Tabbed Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Posted 118 tackles, 26.5 tackles for loss, nine sacks, 18 QB hurries, four forced fumbles, three blocked kicks, five pass breakups and an interception returned for a touchdown while helping Callaway win a school-record 14 games and reach the Class 5A state semifinals ... Also tabbed All-Metro by The Clarion-Ledger as a junior after leading the Chargers with a team-high 136 tackles, along with nine TFLs and five forced fumbles while playing middle linebacker ... Coached in high school by Daryl Jones ... High school teammate of fellow Ole Miss Rebel Rod Taylor.

PERSONAL: Son of Clyde and Brenda Speaks ... Full name is Breeland Clyde Speaks ... Born: Dec. 18, 1995 ... His brother, Marcellus Speaks, was an All-American linebacker at Jackson State ... Majoring in criminal justice with an emphasis in corrections.



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