TRM’s Peach commits to play football at Southern Miss

Published 8:41am Monday, July 21, 2014

From staff reports

According to a blog on the Hattiesburg American’s Website ( T.R. Miller’s James Peach has verbally committed to play football at the University of Southern Mississippi. Peach, 6-foot-6, 280-pounds, is a rising senior offensive lineman for the Tigers.

T.R. Miller's James Peach has committed to play at Southern Miss.
T.R. Miller’s James Peach has committed to play at Southern Miss.

According to the blog Peach, who also holds offers from Western Kentucky, Arkansas State, Troy and Samford, said he chose Southern Miss after a visit to Hattiesburg this weekend.
“Once I got there, I just realized how tight-knit all the coaches and players are,” he told the Hattiesburg American. “It felt like home. I really enjoyed my visit. Everything worked out perfect for me.”
T.R. Miller went 12-1 last season before losing in the AHSAA class 3A state quarterfinals to state runner-up Leeds.
Peach was selected as a first-team all-state selection in Class 3A as a junior after the 2013 season.

The Brewton Standard will have more on this, along with more comments from Peach, in Wednesday’s paper.

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