Three Prospects Sign With Ole Miss Football
Hugh Freeze (photo by Joshua McCoy)

Dec. 19, 2012

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OXFORD, Miss. - Junior college standout Quadarias Mireles and graduating high school seniors Mark Dodson and Christian Morgan signed with Ole Miss on Wednesday, head coach Hugh Freeze announced.

Mireles (Delray Beach, Fla.) will join the Rebels by way of Hinds Community College. Dodson (Memphis, Tenn.) will enroll early after graduating from Whitehaven High School, and Morgan (Plano, Texas) will do the same after graduating from Prestonwood Christian Academy.

All three players will enroll at Ole Miss in January and begin competing in the 2013 season.

"Quadarias, Mark and Christian will help address great need areas, and we are excited to welcome them to our program," said Freeze, who has led Ole Miss to a berth in the BBVA Compass Bowl in his first season at the helm. "We appreciate their families and their coaches that have made them the outstanding young men they are. All three have shown great love for Ole Miss and will help build on the momentum we have established."

Mireles originally signed with Ole Miss out of high school in 2010, but spent the last two years at Hinds. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound athlete is rated the No. 8 JUCO prospect in the nation by ESPN.com and was a two-time MACJC All-State selection. This year, he led Hinds in receptions (38), kickoff returns (11) and kickoff return yards (204) en route to 828 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns.

Dodson finished his outstanding prep career as Shelby County's all-time leading rusher. The 2012 Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year rushed for 3,295 yards and 37 touchdowns this year while leading Whitehaven to the Class 6A state title. He had a legendary performance in the championship game, running for 318 yards and five touchdowns and scoring the game-winning 2-point conversion in overtime. The 5-foot-10, 193-pound back is rated the No. 5 all-purpose back and top 150 overall recruit nationally by Rivals.com.


 

 

A 4-star prospect and the No. 11 tight end in the nation according to Scout.com, Morgan is a converted offensive lineman with good size (6-foot-4, 255 pounds) known primarily for his blocking ability. He showed his versatility this year, though, by catching 31 passes for 497 yards and five touchdowns.

SIGNEE BIOS

Quadarias Mireles
ATH • 5-11 • 185
Delray Beach, Fla.
Hinds CC/Atlantic

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Hinds Community College under head coach Gene Murphy ... Rated the No. 8 JUCO prospect in the nation by ESPN.com ... Rated a 4-star JUCO prospect by ESPN.com and 3-star by Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... Two-time MACJC All-State selection ... As a sophomore, led Hinds in receptions (38), kickoff returns (11) and kickoff return yards (204) en route to 828 all-purpose yards ... Rushed the ball 47 times for 259 yards and two TDs and added 365 receiving yards and two receiving TDs ... As a freshman, hauled in 45 catches for 703 yards and had 10 rushes for 110 yards ... HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 85 WR in the nation by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 94 WR in the country by ESPN.com ... Caught 26 passes for 426 yards and four TDs as a senior ... Also ran for 172 yards and one TD ... Caught 17 passes for 341 yards and two TDs as a junior ... Coached in high school by Andre Thaddeus.

Mark Dodson
RB • 5-10 • 193
Memphis, Tenn.
Whitehaven

HIGH SCHOOL: 2012 Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year ... Led Whitehaven to a 15-0 record and the 2012 Tennessee 6A state title a year after finishing runner-up ... Rated a 4-star recruit by all of the major scouting services ... Ranked the nation's No. 5 all-purpose back and No. 149 overall prospect by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 22 RB in the country by 247Sports.com, No. 26 by ESPN.com and No. 35 by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 5 player in Tennessee by Rivals.com, No. 7 by ESPN.com and No. 8 by 247Sports.com ... Rushed for 3,295 yards and 37 touchdowns as a senior ... Ran for 318 yards and five TDs in the state championship game against Maryville, scoring the 2-point conversion that won the game in overtime ... Finished his prep career as the all-time leading rusher in Shelby County history with nearly 7,000 yards ... Rushed for 2,100 yards on 110 carries with 28 TDs as a junior en route to TSWA 6A All-State honors ... Finalist for the 2011 Tennessee Mr. Football Class AAA Back award ... Rushed for 1,500 yards and 22 TDs as a sophomore.

Christian Morgan
TE • 6-4 • 255
Plano, Texas
Prestonwood Christian Academy

HIGH SCHOOL: A 4-star prospect and the No. 11 TE in the nation according to Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 16 TE in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 24 by 247Sports.com ... Ranked the No. 12 TE-Y by ESPN.com ... Rivals.com lists him as the No. 55 player in the state of Texas ... A converted offensive lineman known primarily for his blocking ability, but still caught 31 passes for 497 yards and five TDs as a senior ... Had 16 catches for 226 yards as a junior.

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