SunStateFootball Take: Cliff Coleman

SunStateFootball Take:  Cliff Coleman

Ole Miss received a CB commitment from Cliff Coleman from Boyd Anderson. It is the 4th Rebel commit for 2010 and the first from Florida.

ABOUT THE PLAYER: Coleman has a great CB build at 5'10+, long frame, and he has plus speed. He is part of perhaps the state's most talented defensive backfield at Boyd Anderson. Coleman is a man, outside corner who should fill out to 190+ down the road and be able to check the elite weapons in the SEC. He came on strong this Spring where he consistently impressed the many coaches who came through. It is his upside that intrigues colleges. He has quick hips and flashes physicality. He will need to be coached up on the intricacies of the position and needs to get stronger in the weight room.

FOR OLE MISS: Ole Miss landed two CB's in the 2009 class: Ryan Campbell and Charles Sawyer. Sawyer is another Florida product with similar size. It is unknown the number of CB's that Ole Miss is looking for, but Coleman gives them a guy to build around. Boyd Anderson is a great school to recruit out of, the talent seems to get better every year and there are already two known stud DB's in the '11 (Harmon Brown) and '12 (Brandon Butler) class. Team mate Steven Clark is intriguing prospect and Demar Dorsey is committed to Florida in the 2010 class.

RECRUITING: Coleman attracted interest from Florida State and Miami in-state. He attended FSU's Seminole Showtime and performed well on the field. It was a two team race with FSU and Ole Miss. It was going to be a tough fit at FSU with Merril Noel/Terrence Brooks committed, and Lamarcus Joyner/Terrence Mitchell being considered leans. The Ole Miss coaches, particularly Chris Vaughn, did a fantastic job staying on Coleman and closing. He is a player who could have a huge senior year.

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