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Laremy Tunsil | Tackle

Team: Mississippi Rebels
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/2/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 305

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Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil and his stepfather have each agreed not to pursue legal action against one another.
The Clarion-Ledger reports that both parties' domestic violence charges will be formally dropped on Monday. Reportedly, Tunsil’s stepfather, Lindsey Miller, got into an altercation with Tunsil's mother, ending when Tunsil punched him. Miller's version of the story is that the argument arose over Tunsil’s connection to sports agents. The NCAA is investigating the situation, but Tunsil will avoid legal problems. Tunsil is a top-10 overall prospect. Aug 1 - 3:04 PM

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Sports on Earth's Matt Brown ranks Ole Miss junior Laremy Tunsil as the No. 2 offensive lineman in the nation.

Ronnie Stanley was No. 1 in Brown's rankings. "Injuries have plagued Tunsil throughout his career, but he's delivered on his potential as one of the five-star members of the Rebels' heralded recruiting class of 2013," he wrote. "He's been an All-SEC pick each of his first two years, and at 6-foot-5, 305 pounds, he possesses elite quickness and athleticism for the position. You won't find many smoother athletes playing tackle." Tunsil is recovering from a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle suffered in the Peach Bowl, but he's expected to be in the starting lineup for the opener.
Jul 19 - 7:59 PM

The protective order sought against Ole Miss T Laremy Tunsil by his stepfather has been thrown out.

Tunsil's stepfather represented himself in court and examined the offensive tackle while on the stand. The hearing took an hour and the ruling took one minute to be decided following closing statements. The two men had "completely different" accounts of the event that led to both filing domestic violence charges.
Source: Rivals
Jul 11 - 11:24 AM

ESPN's Mel Kiper ranks Ole Miss junior Laremy Tunsil as the No. 1 underclassmen offensive tackle in the 2016 NFL Draft.

"Most people know about Tunsil's talent; the key for him will be health. If he's 100 percent, he's a top-10 pick," Kiper wrote. Checking in at 2-3 in the rankings are, in order, Ronnie Stanley (Notre Dame Fighting Irish) and Jack Conklin (Michigan State Spartans). "Stanley got a lot of love going into the draft process last year, but he was wise to stay in school," Kiper wrote. "The talent outpaces the tape, and more experience will help. Conklin is a stud too few know about. He keeps Connor Cook clean."
Jul 7 - 11:48 PM

The NCAA visited Oxford, MS to question the stepfather of Ole Miss junior T Laremy as part of their investigation of the school.

The timing is obvious, as Tunsil was arrested a week ago for punching his stepfather, claiming he was defending his mother. The stepfather claims the altercation was a result of him questioning agents Tunsil was with. The meeting with the NCAA lasted three hours, according to the Clarion Ledger. The Ole Miss program has stood behind Tunsil since the incident, with head coach Hugh Freeze vocalizing his support.
Jul 4 - 9:57 AM

The Clarion Ledger reports the stepfather of Ole Miss junior Laremy Tunsil says the argument that led to Tunsil punching him was over the offensive tackle "riding around with football agents."

The argument was between Tunsil's mother and stepfather, and Tunsil allegedly stepped in and punched his stepfather, leading to an arrest on charges of domestic violence. The stepfather was "very excited" when police arrived and told the cops that "Tunsil and the agents" left in a yellow convertible following the altercation.
Jun 30 - 2:12 PM

Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil was charged for domestic violence following his Friday arrest, confirmed head coach Hugh Freeze.

According to reports, Tunsil punched his stepfather after stepping into a dispute between his mother and the stepfather. "We can confirm that Laremy Tunsil turned himself in and was arrested for a misdemeanor, domestic violence-simple assault," a statement from Freeze said. "The incident occurred Thursday night and involves Laremy defending his mother against his stepfather. Laremy realizes he could have handled it differently, but I am proud of him for standing up for his mother and protecting his family. Laremy and his mother have also pressed charges against his stepfather. As we gather more facts, we will act and make decisions accordingly."
Jun 29 - 1:18 AM

Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil was arrested for hitting his stepfather but claims it was in self defense, according to ESPN's Brett McMurphy.

Tunsil was reportedly protecting his mother, and the two have pressed charges against the stepfather. "He could have handled it differently, but am proud of him for standing up for his mother and protecting his family," head coach Hugh Freeze said. Tunsil is widely regarded as one of the top offensive linemen in the country and missed the final game of the season with a fractured fibula. It is too early to know if Tunsil was miss game action due to this circumstance.
Jun 27 - 4:09 PM

NFL Media's Lance Zierlein ranked Ole Miss junior Laremy Tunsil ahead of Notre Dame redshirt junior Ronnie Stanley in his preseason T rankings.

"Of all the tackles I studied for this list (and over the past several years), Tunsil is easily one of the cleanest and most impressive" Zierlein writes. The difference between the two seems to come from run blocking success, as Zierlein thinks Stanley "doesn't always brings his feet" to sustain his assignment. The rest of the top five includes Texas A&M's Germain Ifedi, Ohio State's Taylor Decker and USC's Zach Banner.
Source: ESPN
Jun 26 - 11:34 AM

Sports on Earth's Matt Brown ranks Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil as the No. 2 tackle in the nation.

"Injuries have plagued Tunsil throughout his career, but he's delivered on his potential as one of the five-star members of the Rebels' heralded recruiting class of 2013," Brown wrote. "He's been an All-SEC pick each of his first two years, and at 6-foot-5, 305 pounds, he possesses elite quickness and athleticism for the position. You won't find many smoother athletes playing tackle." The 6-foot-5, 305-pound Tunsil is recovering from a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle suffered in the Peach Bowl. That injury may have hampered his preparation for this coming season, so keep an eye on him early.
Jun 15 - 10:32 PM

ESPN's David Ching believes that Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil is the "safe pick" for best offensive lineman in the SEC.

"I don't think we've seen Tunsil's best yet, despite his having started almost immediately upon arrival in Oxford -- a rarity among SEC left tackles. He has been an All-SEC selection in each of his two seasons as a Rebel, but I believe he will establish himself as a legitimate superstar blocker this season," Ching wrote. The 6-foot-5, 305-pound Tunsil, while super talented, is also recovering from a fractured fibula and dislocated ankle from last season. If he regains full health in 2015, Tunsil should start where he left off from last season and could make a run to be a top-five selection in 2016.
Source: ESPN.com
Jun 15 - 2:01 PM

The Sports Quotient ranks Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil as the No. 2 offensive lineman in the country.

"At his best, Tunsil has short, quick footsteps that help him stay in front of defenders as well as active hands which help combat opposing rush moves," the site noted. "Right now, the biggest question mark concerning Tunsil is his health. Should he enter 2015 at full strength, however, he will be the best player on what could be the country’s best offensive line." Tunsil fractured his fibula in the bowl game but should be recovered for the start of the season. "He’s great at handling pressure on the edge and is great at protecting the run. Tunsil’s biggest strengths are his quickness, footwork and physical strength," SQ concluded. "If Ole Miss wants to build off its success from last season, it will need a healthy Tunsil to continue to play like one of the best, if not the best, offensive tackles in the country."
Jun 8 - 8:07 PM

Walter Football ranks Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil as the No. 1 tackle in the class.

"Tunsil has a ton of natural talent to be a blind-side protector," WF noted. "He was very good in 2014 and was arguably the best left tackle in the nation on occasion. Tunsil is very athletic with natural bending. He could use some hand-placement development, but he has a skill set for the NFL." The site calls Tunsil a sure top-25 pick. "Not only does Tunsil match up well with speed rushers, but he gets movement in the ground game," it noted. Tunsil fractured his fibula in the school's bowl game but is expected to be recovered for the start of the season.
May 31 - 7:33 PM

If he proves entirely healthy, Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil "could also be in the No. 1 pick discussion," SB Nation's Dan Kadar believes.

Tunsil fractured his fibula in the bowl loss to TCU in December but is expected to be recovered in time for the start of the season. Proving his health by not missing a game in 2015 is crucial for his draft stock. Fox Sports' Kevin Causey also believes Tunsil is a possibility to go No. 1 overall, and ESPN's Mel Kiper ranks him as the No. 2 overall prospect.
Source: SB Nation
May 22 - 10:25 PM

NFL Media ranks Ole Miss junior T Laremy Tunsil as the No.2 returning offensive player for 2015.

"The two-year anchor of the Rebels' offensive line might be the best pass protector in the country. In 2013, he was one of just two true freshmen in the entire NCAA to be a full-time starter at left tackle, and allowed only one sack all season," wrote Chase Goodbread. The Mississippi prospect fractured his fibula back in December, during the Rebel's bowl loss to TCU. With a healthy 2015 season, he has a chance to go in the top half of the first round in 2016.
Source: NFL.com
May 21 - 2:20 PM