Ravenwood senior Van Jefferson, a first-team All-Midstate selection and U.S. Army All-American, has committed to play football at Ole Miss, he annouced via Twitter on Sunday night.
“I have officially committed to The University of Mississippi. I want to thank my family, friends, and God through this process. #HottyToddy,” Jefferson tweeted.
I have officially committed to The University of Mississippi. I want to thank my family, friends, and God through this process. #HottyToddy
— ⚡️Van Jefferson⚡️ (@Vj2kAllDay) January 26, 2015
Jefferson, a four-star prospect according to 247Sports, originally committed to Georgia in September, but the 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide receiver withdrew his pledge to the Bulldogs last week. Jefferson visited Oxford over the weekend.
Jefferson, the son of former NFL wide receiver and current Titans receivers coach Shawn Jefferson, concluded his senior season with 67 catches for 1,223 yards and 13 touchdowns, helping lead the Class 6A runner-up Raptors to a 14-1 record.
The Class AAA Mr. Football Back finalist hauled in seven receptions for 117 yards and a score in Ravenwood’s one-point overtime loss to Maryville in the Class 6A title game.
Jefferson totaled 87 receptions for 1,251 yards and 14 touchdowns for the Raptors as a junior in 2013.
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