Former Ole Miss football player gets MLB call-up

While Tim Tebow gets all the headlines, he’s not the only former SEC football player trying to make it on the diamond.

Former Ole Miss S Anthony Alford has received his call-up to the MLB with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Rebels’ official Twitter account congratulated him Friday afternoon.

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Alford got the call after Blue Jays CF Darrell Ceciliani landed on the disabled list. He was a third-round pick by Toronto in the 2012 MLB amateur draft, but gave college football a shot, first at Southern Miss (2012) and then Ole Miss (2013-14). Alford left after the 2014 season to focus on baseball.


Source: Saturday Down South

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