Cedric Jones update

East (TN) High School class of 2013 defensive back Cedric Jones talks about the Mississippi State camp.

  • Name: Cedric Jones
  • Classification: 2013
  • High School: East (TN) High School
  • Position: Cornerback/Safety
  • HT: 6-foot-2, WT: 175
  • Scout.com Ranking: Unranked
  • Schools of Interest: Arkansas State (Offer), Ball State (Offer), Clemson, Kent State (Offer), Memphis (Offer), Middle Tennessee State (Offer), Mississippi State, Ohio (Offer), Ohio State, Rice (Offer), San Diego State (Offer), Tennessee, Toledo (Offer), Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky (Offer),

    What did you like about the camp and what were some things you learned?
    "I liked everything about the camp. We had a player from last year, Will Redmond, who signed here. He told me to come on down and show Coach Smith what I have. Coach Smith said he liked what he saw."

    What did the MSU coaches say they liked about your camp performance?
    "Coach Smith said I'm long and have a pad level of a 5-foot-10, 5-foot-11 player. He said that is a good thing about me."

    What other camps have you attended and plan on attending?
    "I have been to Ohio State, UT-Knoxville and Vanderbilt, I'm supposed to Clemson, Arkansas State and Memphis. I'm also going to Western Kentucky for a little session with their coach."

    What colleges are showing interest in you?
    "Clemson is showing a lot of interest. I just got interest from Ohio State. I went up there and did very well. I have big interest in UT-Knoxville. They are recruiting me strongly. Vanderbilt is recruiting me strong and Mississippi State has started to come up, too."

    Who has offered a scholarship?
    "Arkansas State, Memphis, Rice, San Diego State, Western Kentucky, Ohio, Toledo, Kent State, Ball State and MTSU."

    Gene Swindoll is the publisher of the GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on Scout.com sports network. You can contact him by emailing swindoll@genespage.com.

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