May 3, 2007

Ole Miss commit getting offer from Tech

Being on cloud nine is the best way to describe the experience that Mario Benavides is going through right now. The Los Fresnos offensive tackle gave a verbal commitment to Ole Miss last week and is feeling more than gracious to be given an opportunity to play football beyond high school.

The 6-foot-4, 285-pound lineman had never pondered about athletics at the collegiate level until very recently.

Although Benavides says Ole Miss has been showing interest for quite some time now, the Red Raiders are the only university to make the trip to the border town.

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