The 6-2, 245 pound prospect is having an outstanding senior season for Gautier High. "I have about 30 catches, over 300 yards and three touchdowns this year. We are 6-1 and we clinched our division last week," Massey told CUTigers.com in a recent interview.
When asked about his current favorites in the recruiting process, Massey responded, "It's between Clemson, Ole Mississippi and Vanderbilt. I have it down to those three for the most part.
"I plan to take official visits to all three. I will also probably visit Southern Mississippi. I am going to take an official visit to Clemson on January 13."
How will the prize recruit decide between his final three schools? "I will look at how I fit in the offensive system they run. I will look at how early I can play. I will want to make sure the coaching staff is going to be there my whole time. I will also look at the overall atmosphere," he said.
Massey also says it's important for him to play in a wide open offense.
"Being a tight end I want to play in a passing offense. When I talked with the coaches, they have talked about using me as an ice back. They talk about using in a lot of different places," he said.
Not surprisingly, the Mississippi standout has also spent some time watching Clemson's offense on television. "You know I have never been to Clemson, but I have watched them a little bit on television. I like what they do with the tight end. They spread him out and even put him in the backfield sometimes," Massey said.
Don't expect a decision until Massey has visited his three favorites. "I will probably wait until after I take my visits to make a commitment," he added.
We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding tight end from Mississippi, right up through signing day.
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