DCHS Junior Steven Jennings has made a verbal commitment to play baseball for Ole Miss.
Jennings, who also had an offer from MTSU and a visit to Vanderbilt scheduled before choosing to commit to the Ole Miss Rebels, could become the first DCHS Tiger ever to play Southeastern Conference baseball. This outstanding pitcher and short stop for the DCHS program has already earned an SEC offer from Ole Miss and has given a verbal commitment to play for the Rebels after his high school career is completed.
In addition to his roles as a star shortstop and pitcher for DCHS baseball, as well as an outstanding quarterback for the Tiger football program, Jennings also plays for Team Nike 17U, a travel team based in Davidson County and made up of seventeen of the best young players in Tennessee, with a record of 30-4-1 last season. He was noticed by Ole Miss coaches while playing for Team Nike.
While he can’t sign with the Rebels until his senior year, a trip to Oxford was scheduled and an offer was made. After a talk with his parents, Randy and Jill Jennings, the young athlete decided to go with the Rebels upon graduation from DCHS. A scholarship was offered and accepted, and a verbal agreement was reached until November of his senior year, when he can officially sign with the Rebels.
Jennings consistent nearly 90 mph fastball, along with his ability to field, reportedly attracted the Ole Miss scouts to him.