Orr Still Hearing from In State Schools

Jerrick Orr was one of the first Mississippi wide receivers to hit the radar for the 2016 signing class. With early interest from both Mississippi State and Ole Miss, Orr was excited about the early happenings of the recruiting process. With his senior season set to begin tonight, Orr is committed to the Tigers of Memphis, but still hears from the Bulldogs and Rebels.

"Right now, I am committed to Memphis," Orr said. "That's my school right now. I am still hearing from Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Southern Miss, the surrounding schools in Mississippi.

"It felt like home when I went to Memphis. I knew I wanted to be a Tiger that day when I left from up there. I enjoy the coaches and I have a good relationship with Coach Fuente."

The Bulldogs of Aberdeen played their Jamboree at Davis Wade stadium on the campus of Mississippi State last weekend. AHS battled to a 12-12 tie with Forest. Orr believes his team showed some flashes of improvement, but still has some kinks to iron out before taking on Corinth tonight.

"I feel like the defense played pretty good," Orr said. "I think the defense is already playing better after just one game. The offense kind of struggled from last year. We were a high powered offense and then we just scored six points.

"There are some things we can fix. We were driving and we was just turning the ball over."

Orr made some plays outside the numbers, but there were a couple of other plays that he would like back. Once the talented senior gets into the flow of the 2015 season, this passes will become completions.

"We were a little rusty and unconditioned," Orr said. "I am going to work on all of that in practice."

Orr plans on making his final high school season his best one. With a veteran roster, Aberdeen has the chance to do some big things.

"We feel like we 23 seniors that we are the team to beat," Orr said. "We started this as ninth graders and now we're seniors. I feel like we're the team to beat in 3A regardless of what people say."

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