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Class of 2019 RHP Nolan Crisp

Locust Grove (GA) High School class of 2019 right-hand pitcher Nolan Crisp talks with Gene's Page about attending the Mississippi State baseball camp and what colleges are recruiting him.

  • Name: Nolan Crisp
  • Classification: 2019
  • Position: RHP/OF
  • Ht: Wt: 6-foot-0, 165
  • Bats-Throws: R/R
  • High School: Locust Grove (GA) High School
  • Schools of Interest: Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, Miami (FL), Mississippi State

What are your thoughts about the Mississippi State camp that you attended? 
"I thought the camp went well. We had a lot of coaches working with him, kept us moving, doing drills that got us better today."

What are your thoughts about Mississippi State? 
"I like Mississippi State a lot. They are a dream school. They are a nice place."

Is Mississippi State your dream school or one of your dream schools? 
"One of my dream schools."

Who are the others?
"Mississippi State is at the top, then Georgia and Florida State."

Why do you attend college camps? 
"I go to these camps when I am real interested in the school and the program."

Do you plan on attending any other camps this fall? 
"I have not planned on going to any other college camps."

Describe yourself as a pitcher? 
"I don't let anything get to me and I try to stay positive. I also have a good arm, a good curveball and a good changeup"

What schools are showing interest in you?
"Georgia, Florida State, Miami (FL), Alabama, Auburn and Mississippi State.

You also have several offers, don't you?
"I have offers from Auburn and Alabama."

What does it mean to you to know that you already have offers and have your college education paid for? 
"It is a blessing, a humbling experience knowing that is already taken care of."

[After the camp was over, Nolan and his dad, Nick, visited with the Mississippi State coaches. Nolan received an offer during that visit. He commented on what the offer means to him via text.-Gene]

What does the Mississippi State offer mean to you?
"This offer means a lot to me. Mississippi State is a special university. The baseball at MSU has proven to be great. It's a blessing to have an opportunity to be a part of a baseball team like Mississippi State."

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