D.K. Metcalf

Oxford senior wide receiver D. K. Metcalf is rated as the state’s top overall recruit by three of the four major recruiting services (Rivals, 247Sports, Scout). He is the nation’s No. 27 overall prospect according to 247Sports and the No. 3 wide receiver in the country. Metcalf impressed scouts at Nike’s The Opening by measuring … Continue reading “D.K. Metcalf”

Jeffrey Simmons

Noxubee County senior defensive end Jeffery Simmons is the nation’s No. 85 overall prospect according to 247Sports. The 6’4, 270-pound athlete is also the nation’s No. 6 defensive end prospect and Mississippi’s No. 3 recruit. Simmons piled up 107 tackles with 15.5 sacks last season. He also showed his overall athleticism with six receiving touchdowns … Continue reading “Jeffrey Simmons”

Cam Akers

Clinton junior athlete Cam Akers is rated as the nation’s No. 58 overall prospect in the 2017 recruiting class by the 247Sports Composite ranking. He is also Mississippi’s top-rated recruit in the same 247Sports Composite ranking. As a sophomore, Akers proved to be one of the state’s best players, leading Clinton to a 10-3 record … Continue reading “Cam Akers”

Nigel Knott

Germantown senior defensive back Nigel Knott is one of the nation’s finest athletes. He ran a combine-best 4.30 40 with a 44 inch vertical jump at Nike’s The Opening, one of the nation’s premier combines. He is rated the nation’s No. 46 overall prospect by ESPN and No. 65 prospect according to 247Sports. Knott racked … Continue reading “Nigel Knott”

Benito Jones

Wayne County senior defensive tackle Benito Jones is rated the nation’s No. 12 overall prospect and the nation’s No. 5 defensive tackle by ESPN. He is the No. 69 overall recruit in the nation according to the 247Sports Composite ranking. The Ole Miss commit finished with 69 tackles as a junior with five tackles for … Continue reading “Benito Jones”

Octavius Cooley

Laurel tight end Octavius Cooley is the nation’s No. 3 tight end prospect according to 247Sports and Mississippi’s No. 6 overall prospect. Cooley is rated as the nation’s No. 95 overall prospect by Scout and the country’s No. 5 tight end prospect. As a junior, he hauled in 46 passes for 1,062 yards and nine … Continue reading “Octavius Cooley”

A.J. Brown

Starkville wide receiver A. J. Brown is rated the state’s No. 5 overall prospect by the 247Sports Composite ranking and the nation’s No. 22 wide receiver recruit. Brown is Mississippi’s No. 4 prospect overall according to Scout. Scout also lists Brown as the nation’s No. 125 overall recruit. As a junior, he caught 52 passes … Continue reading “A.J. Brown”

Willie Gay

Starkville junior linebacker Willie Gay is rated as Mississippi’s No. 2 recruit in the 2017 class by 247Sports Composite ranking. He started as a sophomore for a Starkville team that rolled to 13 straight wins to open the season, finishing with 33 tackles. His production is expected to take off as a junior after wowing … Continue reading “Willie Gay”

Jordan Duncan

Oak Grove senior wide receiver Jordan Duncan is rated the No. 6 player in Mississippi and the No. 18 wideout in the nation by Rivals. He is rated the No. 13 player in the state by 247Sports. Duncan caught 71 passes for 1,207 yards and 14 touchdowns last season. He caught 65 passes for 926 … Continue reading “Jordan Duncan”

Aaron Odom

Callaway junior linebacker Aaron Odom has started for the Chargers since his freshman season. He posted 88 tackles during that freshman season and followed with 133 tackles and 20 tackles for loss last season. Already 6’3 and in the neighborhood of 250 pounds, Odom has played middle linebacker for Callaway but is being recruited for … Continue reading “Aaron Odom”

Scott Lashley

West Point senior offensive lineman Scott Lashley hasn’t played a lot of football but his raw size and athleticism has quickly made him a major recruiting target. He is rated the state’s No. 5 prospect by 247Sports, No. 5 on ESPN and No. 6 by Scout. Lashley is rated as the nation’s No. 28 offensive … Continue reading “Scott Lashley”

Marquiss Spencer

Greenwood defensive end Marquiss Spencer has had a slow start to the recruiting process because he wasn’t classified as a high school senior until recently. The attention will quickly increase for Spencer. He is rated as the state’s No. 8 prospect by 247Sports Composite ranking. Standing 6’5 and over 230 pounds, Spencer ran a 4.58 … Continue reading “Marquiss Spencer”