Rush is the No. 155 overall prospect and the No. 13 defensive lineman in the 2024 cycle, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. He is the No. 4 player in Mississippi.
The 6-foot-3, 255 pound prospect is making his first visit to Oxford on Saturday. In addition to Ole Miss, Rush has received offers from other Power Five programs including Florida State and Missouri.
According to the On3 Recruiting Prediction Machine, the Rebels have a commanding lead for his commitment at 87.1%. The Seminoles have the next-best odds at 6.9%.
RPM was released to the public in December. The On3 engineering group teamed up with Spiny.ai to create the industry’s first algorithm and machine learning-based product to predict where athletes will attend college.
It factors in machine learning, social sentiment, visits and historical trends. However, expert predictions are still a big piece of the RPM equation.
Rush has an On3 NIL Valuation of $8K. The On3 NIL Valuation is an index that looks to set the standard market value for both high school and college-level athletes. The NIL valuation does not act as a tracker of the value of NIL deals an athlete has completed to date. It rather signifies an athlete’s value at a certain moment in time.