"Gary is 6-4, 220 and he's a long 6-4," said Wayne County head coach Todd Mangum. "He's played basketball, so he knows how to use that length.
"He played some tight end last year and I feel like that is going to help him on the defensive side of the ball.
"He knows what it's like to play offense, so he'll have an understanding of what they want to do."
Myers emerged as a two way standout in 2012 and drew the respect and admiration of rival coaches who always seem to mention Myers when they talk about Wayne County football.
Several college programs have made the drive to Waynesboro, Mississippi over the course of the last two weeks to learn more about the talented defensive end.
"All of the in state schools are showing him interest and some out of state schools are starting to get on him.
"Louisiana, Louisiana Tech and (Louisiana) Monroe have all been here and asked about him."
To date, defensive lineman in the state of Mississippi have found offers a little hard to come by for the signing class of 2013.
Myers will be on the summer camp circuit this summer in hopes of changing his recruiting fortunes.