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Choosing Ole Miss

Gavin Cecchini

Gavin Cecchini chose Ole Miss after visiting the Rebels during the Georgia weekend. But it was way more than just two days in Oxford for a couple of baseball games that helped the elite shortstop from Barbe High School in Lake Charles, La., make his decision.

Gavin, currently a high school junior, had been in Oxford before, when his older brother, Garin, visited on a recruiting trip. Garin, also one of the nation's best high school shortstops, chose LSU with Ole Miss a close second. Their story takes some twists and turns and isn't a clear-cut path. The one constant that remained was their respect for Ole Miss and Coach Mike Bianco. Garin tore an ACL...

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