Mackey eager to begin Ole Miss career

“Everybody is just telling me to get there in the summer,” Mackey said, laughing. “They’re going to put me in somewhere. I had a good time, seeing the coaches and seeing the players.”

Mackey had planned to enroll at Ole Miss in January. However, he was unable to complete all of the necessary coursework on time and instead had to spend an extra semester in Scooba. Mackey said Monday night his courses “are going good,” adding that he plans on reporting to Ole Miss on May 31.

“I’m real excited about,” Mackey said. “I’m just counting the days down right now. I’m just counting the days.”