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Alabama, Ole Miss, Mississippi State offer scholarships to 286-pound eighth-grader Jaheim Oatis

Some college football programs will make offers to middle school prospects to gain attention on a national level. It appears to be much more than that in the case of 6-foot-4, 286-pound Jaheim Oatis.

According to a tweet posted Friday by Oatis, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Alabama have made scholarship offers to the soon-to-be eighth-grader from Columbia, Mississippi.

Watching the video of Oatis running a self-reported, 4.7-second 40-yard dash at Ole Miss camp, it's easy to see why the Rebels and Bulldogs both offered following their June camps.

Over the weekend, Oatis' very early recruitment went to another level following camp at Alabama, when he received a "dreams came true" offer from Nick Saban.

Oatis is sure to capture the attention of football recruiting junkies for the next few years, similar to when Dylan Moses -- now a freshman linebacker at Alabama -- burst onto the national scene in 2012 after being offered by LSU prior to his eighth-grade year.