Ole Miss Rebels Bag Exciting JUCO Wide Receiver Marquis Willis
The Ole Miss Rebels have once again made the headlines with their most recent acquisition. On Saturday, they wrapped up another high-profile commitment. Coahoma Community College’s wide receiver, Marquis Willis, declared his commitment to the Lane Kiffin led program during the Juice Fest held over the weekend.
Back to Back for Ole Miss
This comes a day after the former Clemson linebacker TJ Dudley publicly declared his intentions to transfer to Ole Miss. This addition suggests an invigorating momentum for the Rebels.
Willis’ Key Attributes
Willis is a large-force receiver, standing at 6-3 and weighing in at 218 pounds. At Ole Miss’ camp over the weekend, he reportedly achieved a less than 4.4 40-yard dash time.
Background and Performance
He attended high school in Roswell, Georgia and recently had his first season at Coahoma. During this season, Willis made 20 catches for 281 receiving yards, and scored four touchdowns. This averaged out to about 14.1 yards per reception. Earlier during his high school career, Willis recorded impressive stats with 91 catches, 1,296 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns.
Adding to his pedigree, Willis is the younger brother of Tennessee Titans’ quarterback, Malik Willis.
Decidedly, Willis announced on Twitter that he was infinitely grateful for the opportunity and was delighted to receive an offer from Ole Miss. He added that he was now completely committed to the University of Mississippi.
As per On3’s report, Willis is due to complete his term at Coahoma this fall. He is expected to report to Ole Miss in December, suggesting exciting times ahead for the Rebels.
Kiffin’s Latest Gem
Willis is indeed a valuable addition to Kiffin’s tribe. Not only does he come with an impressive size and speed combo, but he is also proficient in the red zone. With Willis joining the roster, the already built-up receiver corps of the Rebels is set to get more potent.
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