Simmons Enjoys Bulldog Camping Trip

Mississippi State hosted some of their top targets on Monday. One of the headliners to begin the week was Jeffery Simmons of Noxubee County. The four star standout was on campus and ready to work as the Bulldogs' June camp sessions rolled into their second week. While there was several talented players in attendance, Simmons looked and played the part of the bell cow.


"I feel like I did pretty good in the little time that I did have," Simmons said. "It is always good to work with Coach (David) Turner. He is sending players to the league. He is just great to work with, because he makes you better."

Simmons reports that he got some positive feedback from the veteran coach following the drills on Monday.

"He told me that he likes my explosiveness off of the ball and how I come off the edge," Simmons said. "He told me that he is going to work with me to get the most out of me. He said that he wants to move me around.

"He is a real straight forward dude. He tells you what you need to know. He just wants you to do everything right the first time and do it the best you can."

The positional drills were a stepping stone for Simmons who dominated most of his opponents in the one-on-one pass protection drills.

"I feel like I did really good," Simmons said. "There were some top guys out there and I felt like I dominated most of the time. I had a good time out there."

Mississippi State is not the only school playing host to Simmons during the month of June. Other SEC programs will get the chance to play host to the scout national 300 member soon.

"We are going to Alabama for the OL/DL camp," Simmons said. "I am going over there for that. I have been to Alabama, Mississippi State and Ole Miss. I have an offer from LSU, so I plan to get down there and see them too."

From the sound of things, Simmons plans to take a real measured approach to his recruitment and avoid making an emotional decision.

"I don't have a top school right now," Simmons said. "I am just trying to keep everybody even right now. I plan on making my decision after the season, so I want to wait and see what happens."


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