Jerrion Ealy, RB
Sophomore Jerrion Ealy was a huge factor in the 2019 Ole Miss football season. Ealy finished the season as the second leading rusher for the Rebels with 722 yards rushing on 104 attempts with 6 TDs averaging 6.9 yards per carry. Three of his rushes were for 50 or more yards. Ealy also had 20 receptions for 172 yards and 1 TD. Ealy finished his true freshman season with a laundry list of accolades.
- True Freshman All-American (247Sports)
- Freshman All-American Second Team (Athletic)
- Freshman All-American Honorable Mention (Pro Football Focus)
- All-SEC First Team (Athlon Phil Steele)
- All-SEC Second Team (Coaches)
- SEC All-SEC All-Freshman Team
Jerrion Ealy was a valuable resource for the Rebels offense as a running back but was also an awesome asset for special teams for the Rebels in 2019. Ealy’s speed and elusiveness was apparent on special teams as he showed he could produce. Ealy led the SEC with a kick return average of 24.4 yards per return and his first career TD came on a 94 yard kickoff return.
Ealy registered a PFF elusive rating of 145.1, the second-highest by any freshman in the country. This was good enough for Ealy to garner Athlon Magazine’s Preseason All-SEC First Team honors as an all-purpose player who averaged 100.9 yards per game. We can be certain Jerrion Ealy will be a very important part of coach Lane Kiffin’s game plan.