Ole Miss Football: Rebels' Charles Sawyer Out 4-6 Weeks

Ole Miss' Starting Safety, Draft Prospect Out 4-6 Weeks

8/7/12 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

Ole Miss standout free safety Charles Sawyer will miss 4-6 weeks after tearing his quadriceps muscle during practice Sunday, reports The Associated Press.Blog Photo - Ole Miss Football: Rebels' Charles Sawyer Out 4-6 Weeks

Sawyer, a junior, finished with 70 tackles and a team-high four interceptions last season for the Rebels.

At 5-foot-11, 175 pounds, Sawyer runs a 4.49 second 40-yard dash and was named preseason All-SEC third team by Athlon and Phil Steele, while earning a spot on the College Football Preformance Awards Defensive Back Trophy Watch List.

Sawyer is ranked as the No. 7 overall player at his position for the class of 2014, and is expected to be selected between the sixth and seventh round of that year's NFL draft.

Sophomore Cody Prewitt is expected to take his place during rehab.

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