WJTV – Willie Gay is a 4-star linebacker from Starkville. He is rated the 3rd-best player in the state of Mississippi from the Class of 2017.
He chose the Rebels over hometown team Mississippi State and South Carolina.
His commitment gives Ole Miss verbals from the 2nd and 3rd-ranked players in the state. Mississippi State has a pledge from4th-ranked Kylin Hill, a 4-star running back from Columbus.
According to 247 Sports, MSU’s class is ranked 10th in the nation. Ole Miss has the 25th best class.