Report: Ole Miss DB Jarrion Street to transfer, hiring Houston Nutt’s attorney
Running back/defensive back Jarrion Street is planning to transfer from Ole Miss — and is using a lawyer to assist in that process — according to a report from 247 Sports’ Ole Miss Spirit site.
Street intends to play running back at whichever school he ends up at. He was a backup defensive player for the Rebels after moving from RB to DB in 2016.
“I’m looking for a system that will better allow me to showcase my talents as a running back,” Street said, according to the Ole Miss Spirit article. “Like a lot of my teammates, I am massively disappointed about what has happened here at Ole Miss.”
Street’s decision to transfer comes just days after the NCAA handed down an extended bowl ban on the Rebels for recruiting violations committed during the Hugh Freeze era.
As a result of the NCAA penalties, all rising seniors at Ole Miss can transfer freely and be immediately eligible to play, the report noted. Street will, however, have to apply for an NCAA waiver to allow for immediate eligibility.
“There is significant confidence that they would receive a favorable ruling,” the report said. “In an effort to assist in that process, Street has obtained the services of attorney Tom Mars, the same attorney that represented Houston Nutt in his lawsuit against Ole Miss.”
Safety Deontay Anderson also is being represented by Mars, who is assisting Anderson in a similar process.
Street played on defense in each of the past two seasons for the Rebels. He recorded 10 tackles during the 2017 football season.