Meridian linebacker Santrell Latham announced that he has verbally committed to Southern Miss Wednesday on Twitter.
Latham also has scholarship offers from Memphis, Middle Tennessee, South Alabama and Texas-San Antonio, according to Rivals.com.
At 6-foot-3, 198 pounds, Latham is a player with room to grow. He had 56 tackles, 3.5 sacks, an interception and five tackles for lost yardage as a junior.
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Latham is the second high school player to commit to USM this week after St. Amant, La., kicker Briggs Bourgeois committed to the Golden Eagles on Monday.