With No. 1 player Robert Nkemdiche committed to lead a stellar recruiting class, Rebels celebrated an epic Signing Day on Wednesday — and they shared their excitement via social media. Ole Miss journalism students used Storify to capture some of the buzz.
#NSD13: The Big News is Ole Miss!
With No. 1 Robert Nkemdiche and No. 4 Laremy Tunsil committed to lead a stellar recruiting class, Rebels celebrate an epic National Signing Day 2013
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“@EvanEngram: Officially a Rebel!! http://pic.twitter.com/AEeuPwO7” #NSD13 @HottyToddyNews #HottyToddyAlex-Anna King
Rebel Nation woke up early Wednesday morning to welcome one of the nation’s top recruiting classes: Robert Nkemdiche, Laremy Tunsil, Antonio Connor were among the top players to push Ole Miss into the Top Five
The Rebels fax machine needs more ink. #HottyToddy #SigningDay http://vine.co/v/bnnjqHheOLzESPNU
The Nkemdiche Brothers are Back ❤ Hotty Damn Toddy !Denzel Nkemdiche
History In The Making http://pic.twitter.com/chMnXqHyDenzel Nkemdiche
As one Ole Miss student put it, it was “just like Christmas Day” in Oxford, MS.
RT @CampbellKyle: The excitement has been constant in the @OleMissFB war room this morning. #NSD13 #hottytoddy http://pic.twitter.com/xBWhvnVqHannah Whitten
"I am overjoyed. I am so excited to finally see our university on the rise."- @Ur_Bff_Jill @HottyToddyNews #NSD2013Ariel Rene’ Ladner
On Ole Miss Signing Day:"Love It!! It feels good to be a rebel today! So excited for the fall!"- @AllyfBoyd @HottyToddyNews #NSD2013Ariel Rene’ Ladner
"Our school needed this, our fans needed this. And I am so excited to see where this takes us." – @Ur_Bff_Jill @HottyToddyNews #NSD2013Ariel Rene’ Ladner
While most Ole Miss fans have been focused on No. 1 player Robert Nkemdiche, several other top recruits rounded out the Rebel Dream Team.
Eugene Brazley signs with the Rebels #NSD13 @HottyToddyNewsAlex-Anna King
Ole Miss jumped from #6 signing class in the SEC to #3 after commits from Nkemdiche, Tunsil and Austin Golson #NSD13 @hottytoddynewsSarah Fuston
Ole Miss gets four star recruit Devante Kincade from Dallas, Texas #NSD13 @hottytoddynewsAlex-Anna King
But it wasn’t *all* good news…
Houston DE Chris Jones is sticking with Mississippi State.John Talty
Didn’t get Jones. But still expected to be top 5 recruiting class. @HottyToddyNews #NSD2013 #HottyToddyEddie Grossman
Still, sportsmanship prevailed.
Congrats Chris you still my dude, good luck ..Laquon Treadwell
And Ole Miss students declared NSD an unofficial school holiday.
Professor: "alright who woke up to watch Nkemdiche sign?" *raise our hands* "well y’all are crazy"Alex-Anna King
Consensus on campus at the moment…no class, more beer. #NSD13 #HottyToddyKelsey Marie Phipps