Ole Miss has picked up commitment No. 5 for its 2020 recruiting class.
Terrell, Texas LB Jaqwondis Burns announced Saturday via his Twitter account that he has pledged to the Rebels. The 6-2, 205-pounder picked up a scholarship offer from Matt Luke’s staff earlier this month and took an unofficial visit to campus Saturday. He visited along with class of 2022 teammate and younger brother DT Bear Alexander.
Burns is rated as the No. 43 outside linebacker, No. 71 Texas product and No. 546 prospect overall on the 247Sports Composite. He currently has 17 other scholarship offers, including Arizona, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Colorado, Houston, Kansas, Kansas State and Louisville. Rebels inside linebackers coach Jeff Koonz was previously recruiting Burns to North Texas.
Highlights from his junior season, in which he logged 47 tackles, including six for loss, can be viewed below: