August 1, 2007

Texas OL talks about Ole Miss trip

Ole Miss offensive line commitment Mario Benavides made a verbal pledge to the Rebels site unseen in April and made the 15 hour drive from his Texas home this week for his first unofficial visit to the Oxford campus. sat down with the Benavides family Tuesday afternoon after they had concluded their two-day unofficial visit to get their impressions of Oxford and Ole Miss.

"I came into it expecting quite a bit from what I had heard and what the coaches told me," Benavides said. "I came in with an open mind, but it was more than I ever expected."

Benavides, a high three star offensive guard and a 4.0 student, had did his homework prior to the visit. He had done his research thoroughly before choosing the Rebels, basing his decision on several key elements.

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