Steve Robertson - Genespage.com

Mississippi State verbal Cordavien Suggs believes that the Bulldogs are set for some big news on signing day.

Mississippi State had the benefit of having a pair of committed players on hand this weekend as the first big recruiting visits for the month of January took place. Jackson, Mississippi native Cordavien Suggs was one of the Bulldogs verbals on hand to learn about their college futures, but also aid in the Mississippi State recruiting efforts.

"It was another good visit," Cordavien Suggs said. "I enjoyed myself up there. We had a good time hanging out with the players and just having the chance to get to know each other better."

Suggs got the grand tour from official visit host Deion Calhoun, a talented guard, who shared with some insight on becoming a Bulldog offensive lineman for Mississippi State coach John Hevey and the effort required on and off of the field.

"I like Deion. He's a good guy," Suggs said. "I didn't really have that many questions, but he told me about all of the things they do. He told me about the workouts and about practices. He showed me a good time, while I was there. I am looking forward to playing with him."

Suggs' mother joined him in Starkville for the three day, two night trip to Stark Vegas. The three star offensive lineman reports that due to a solid understanding of the Mississippi State program, the weekend did not yield a lot of new information.

"My mama didn't really have too many questions this time," Suggs said with a chuckle. "This was like our third time to come up here together and I think she already had all of her questions answered. I know she had a good time and enjoyed the visit up here.  I know she's glad I am coming home for college."

The past two seasons in Jacksonville, Florida at Duncan Fletcher High School have provided some challenges for Suggs and his family, but the group is excited about the next chapter in the Magnolia State.

"I am from Mississippi and now I am coming home to play college football in Mississippi," Suggs said. "I am happy about how everything has worked out. I know my family is happy about it. I am excited to get up there and get started. I can't believe signing day is almost here."

Before making the trip home, Suggs and his mother had the chance to sit down across from Coach Dan Mullen and discuss the weekend as well as a future in Maroon and White.

"Coach Mullen told me to keep working hard and to stay on top of my grades," Suggs explained. "He told me that they were excited to get me up there and get started next year. We had a good talk. He told me to come in ready to work and to show up ready to play."

On the first day of the visit, the Bulldogs picked up a commitment from New Hope big man Tae-Kion Reed. Suggs reports that the Bulldogs are far from done when it comes to the prospects who took part in the official visit weekend.

"When we got back from dinner, I saw the post about Taekion committing," Suggs said. "I was excited for him. I think everybody else is going to wait for now, but we are going to have some really big news on signing day. We already have a great class, because we're all so close. We all get along well and we want to play together. We're going to have an even better class on signing day. Just wait."


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