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Powe to stay true to his school: Ole Miss

Updated: January 14, 2007, 5:36 PM ET
By Wright Thompson | ESPN.com

Five months after the NCAA Clearinghouse denied his eligibility at Ole Miss, blue-chip defensive tackle Jerrell Powe said he will re-sign with the Rebels. This time, he expects the result to be different. Namely, he will contribute to the 2007 team.

"The love for the game is just proving everybody wrong," Powe told ESPN.com on Sunday. "A lot of them wanted me to give up, but I can't let my mama down."

Powe's eligibility saga was big news in Mississippi this past fall, after the ...

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