Olive Branch's Dickens to Ole Miss


Safety/outside linebacker Alfred Dickens (Olive Branch, Miss./Olive Branch) committed to play for the in-state Ole Miss Rebels, according to multiple sources.

Memphis and Mississippi State also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot, 201-pound Dickens. Arkansas and Auburn, among others, showed interest.

Dickens had 132 total tackles during his junior campaign. This spring, he posted an electronically-timed 4.77 40-yard dash, 4.76 20-yard shuttle and 33-foot power throw at a Nike combine.

Ole Miss, which picked up four commitments over the weekend, has 14 players on board for 2014. The Rebels' class is ranked 13th by ESPN RecruitingNation.