OXFORD — One of the top commits in Ole Miss’ class of 2015 is on a list of the best high school football players in the country.Linebacker Leo Lewis of Brookhaven was named to the USA Today All-USA first team on Wednesday as one of the best three players in the country at his position.Lewis piled up 76 tackles (58 of them solo) with a sack and fumble recovery this season for Brookhaven. He’s also No. 3 in the Clarion-Ledger Targeted 22, also released Wednesday.Womack, McLaurin move up in latest Targeted 22A consensus four-star prospect, Lewis was originally verbally committed to Alabama before flipping to Ole Miss on Sept. 23. He’s expected to come in and challenge for playing time immediately at middle linebacker. The Rebels lose starter Deterrian Shackelford as well as backup Keith Lewis at the position.Lewis is the only player from the state of Mississippi on the USA Today team.Four-star wide receiver DaMarkus Lodge is the top Ole Miss prospect on the USA Today team. Lodge, from Cedar Hill, Texas, had 1,218 receiving yards and 25 touchdowns this season. He had two touchdowns in the state championship game for his team.Lodge visited Ole Miss unofficially in October and is considered to be one of the bigger names on the Rebels’ hot board as the coaching staff seeks to finish out the 2015 class.
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