Class of 2016 OL Greg Eiland Visits MSU

Philadelphia (MS) High School class of 2016 offensive lineman Greg Eiland unofficially visited Mississippi State Wednesday.

  • Name: Greg Eiland
  • Classification: 2016
  • High School: Philadelphia (MS) HIgh School
  • Position: Offensive Lineman
  • HT: WT: 6-foot-8, 330
  • Ranking: 3-Star
  • Schools Of Interest: Jacksonville State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Memphis, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Troy

  • Eiland visited Mississippi State Wednesday while a couple of his teammates camped at MSU. He explained why he decided to take the visit.

    "I came up here to visit the coaching staff," said Eiland. " I haven't seen them since the football season, so, I thought I would come up here and talk to them.

    "t helps me a lot watching the coaches. I know they are good people. I also learned a lot about footwork and the fundamentals of football."

    He plans on returning to Mississippi State this coming weekend while taking in his college camping tour.

    "I plan on going to Ole Miss Friday, then come back to Mississippi State Saturday for their camp," said Eiland.

    Both schools have extended offers to the talented class of 2016 big man.

    "I have offers from Memphis, Southern Miss, Troy, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss, (Mississippi) State and Jacksonville State," said Eiland. "My most recent offer was Louisiana-Lafayette last week."

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