Rodney Hood Update

Meridian High School's Rodney Hood is one of the premier high school basketball players in the country, ranked among the top 50 players in the nation by every major basketball ranking service Gene's Page did a very quick one-on-one with his dad, Ricky Hood, Monday morning about where Rodney currently stands with his recruitment.

Do you know when Rodney plans on announcing who he will sign with?
"It could either be today or tomorrow and this week for sure."

What schools has he narrowed it down to?
"Louisville, Mississippi State, Florida State, Alabama and Marquette. It's going to be from among those schools.

"It's been a really tough decision. All the coaches know that Rodney really didn't get heavily involved in recruiting until August. Prior to that he was working on his game and trying to improve."

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