Ole Miss football recruiting is on the upswing with the huge commitment of Matt Corral out Long Beach California. This was a great pick up for the Rebels.
Head coach Matt Luke and his staff have wasted no time jumping into Ole Miss football recruiting. Ole Miss jumped up to 60th ranked recruiting class for 2018 with the commitment of Matt Corral. Corral, one of the top ranked quarterbacks in the nation, was committed to Florida until he stunned everybody by flipping his commitment to the Rebels Thursday.
Corral is listed by Scout.com as the No.3 pro-style quarterback prospect in the nation for the 2018 recruiting class. Corral is also an Army All-American. At 6’2″ and 195lbs he has the size and the strength to be a complete pocket passer and his play has been described as Favre-esque.
His high school stats have been impressive to say the least. Corral completed 547 of 860 passes for an incredible 10,178 yards and 103 passing TDs while only throwing 22 INTs. Of course, just watch his highlights and you can see he is very comfortable in the pocket. Pressure doesn’t seem to have an effect on his patience, decision-making or accuracy.
Huge For Ole Miss
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It’s an understatement to say this is huge for Ole Miss football recruiting. Matt Corral’s commitment to Ole Miss is the boost this Ole Miss football program needed to salvage a 2018 recruiting class.
Like in every other aspect of college football there is certainly momentum which affects recruiting. Of course, we’ve seen what recruiting a very talented quarterback can do to drive a top-ranked recruiting class.
There is a possibility Corral could be an early enrollee at Ole Miss. Of course, this would be huge for a strong close to the 2018 Ole Miss football recruiting class. Prospects who are waiting to see the talent in this class before making a firm decision on their future may be driven by a commitment like Matt Corral.
Also being an early enrollee would have him on campus for the 2018 spring practice and give him more time in coach Phil Longo’s playbook.
Embraced By Ole Miss
Ole Miss football fans wasted no time going to social media to express their exhilaration over the California commit. Of course, the fact he was flipped from Dan Mullen at Florida makes it even better. There were also a number of players who made tweets welcoming him to the 2018 Ole Miss football recruiting class.
Of course, the next few weeks will be paramount in closing out strong for this Rebels coaching staff. Ole Miss fans are hoping for a few more exceptional recruits which could easily be more flips. There is a strong chance Ole Miss football recruiting could rank in the top 40 be signing day. This would be huge for the Ole Miss football program. Hotty Toddy!