CRETE, Ill. - The nation's top receiver according to the 247Composite in Crete (Ill.) Monee receiver Laquon Treadwell gave his verbal commitment to Ole Miss during a Thursday evening press conference at the school.
He chose the Rebels over his other two finalists Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.
"I took my time in the process so I could find the right place for myself," Treadwell said. "There was one school that developed a great relationship with my mom and myself and I enjoyed the players and the university.
"I chose Ole Miss because I wanted to be part of something special. This program is on the rise with the new coaching staff. Coach (Hugh) Freeze is doing a great job of developing young man."
Treadwell was surrounded by family, friends and coaches for his decision.
He is the 21st commit for Ole Miss in the class-of-2013.
The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Treadwell led Crete-Monee to a state championship as a senior. He caught 81 passes for 1,424 yards and 16 touchdowns.
For more on Treadwell's commitment to Ole Miss, click here.
For more on the impact of Treadwell's commitment, click here.
Laquon Treadwell says his thank yous before announcing his college decision.
Treadwell talks about his decision here.
A look at Ole Miss's 2013 recruiting class here.
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