2017 QB La'Andre Thomas Camps at MSU

Wingfield (Jackson, MS) High School class of 2017 quarterback La'Andre Thomas talks about his camp experience at Mississippi State.

  • Name: La'Andre Thomas
  • Classification: 2017
  • High School: Wingfield High School (Jackson, MS)
  • Position: Quarterback
  • HT: WT: 6-foot, 162
  • Scout.com Ranking: NR
  • Schools Of Interest: Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss

  • [During the testing, Thomas run a 4.6 forty-yard dash, had a 37" vertical leap and broad jumped 9'11"]

    How do you feel that you did at today's camp?
    "I think I could have done better on a couple of techniques that the quarterback coach told me about. But overall I think I did pretty good."

    What did you learn during the camp?
    "I learned that I was doing my footwork wrong. After I corrected my footwork I threw the ball a lot better."

    You were able to work under Mississippi State quarterback coach Brian Johnson. What are your thoughts about him?
    "He is a great quarterbacks coach. He broke down my game really well. He said my follow through was really good and the zip on my ball was good. He just said that I need to work on my footwork and my positioning when I'm throwing the ball"

    How did you do in their footwork drills?
    "I did pretty good in the footwork drills. It was just when we were throwing the ball when I need to work on my footwork."

    What other camps are you going to attend?
    "I am coming back to (the Mississippi State) elite camp (Big Dawg camp) as a receiver."

    What are your thoughts about Mississippi State now that you have camped there?
    "I love this school. I would like to come here."

    What schools are showing interest in you?
    "Southern Miss, Ole Miss and Mississippi State."

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