The Ole Miss Rebels had been off to a slow start in the 2020 recruiting cycle, entering Monday with only five commitments.
However, on Monday, they made a huge addition to the class, landing a 4-star in-state defensive tackle.
As you can see in the tweet below, 4-star Horn Lake native Josaih Hayes announced that he was committing to Matt Luke and the Rebels on Monday night:
— Josaihhayes (@josaihhayes) June 3, 2019
Per the 247Sports composite, Hayes is the No. 21 defensive tackle in the 2020 class and the No. 3 overall recruit from the state of Mississippi.
The Rebels now have six players in their 2020 recruiting class, which currently ranks No. 34 in the nation and No. 11 in the SEC, per 247Sports.
Below, check out some of Hayes’s high school highlights, courtesy of Hudl: