"I feel great about the offer," said Herndon. "Coach Mullen told me that they were offering me and that he wanted me to be a Bulldog.
"He told me about how hard I would have to work if I came here.
"He told me he cares about me getting to the league and all of that, but he cares most about helping me become a better person and not just a better football player."
After spending some time in drills and on the practice field with the Bulldog coaching staff, the Georgia native has a positive feeling about the SEC west brand of Bulldogs.
"I hadn't really followed Mississippi State before all of this, but everything I have learned has been good," said Herndon. "I like what I'm hearing.
"I got the chance to talk some with Coach (Scott) Sallach, but I was mainly with Coach Billy (Gonzales).
"I like him. He really pushes you hard. I feel like I ran some good routes for him and I know I caught the ball real well."
The Bulldogs are one of quartet of schools that have offered a scholarship.
Herndon reports that he is still in fact finding mode and is unclear about a time frame for his college decision.