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MSU class of 2017 middle infield signee Rowdey Jordan update

An analysis of Mississippi State class of 2017 signee Rowdey Jordan, a middle infielder from Auburn (AL) High School.

  • Name: Rowdey Jordan
  • Classification: 2017
  • Position: Middle Infield
  • Ht: Wt: 5-11, 180
  • Bats-Throws: S-R
  • High School: Auburn (AL) High School

High School - Perfect Game has him among their top 500 players in the class of 2017. He was a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason Honorable Mention All-American. He was also a Perfect Game 2016 Preseason Underclass High Honorable Mention All-American.

2017 Season - This season, Jordan hit .406 with 12 doubles, 8 home runs and knocked in 29 runs. He walked 34 times while striking out 15. He also stole 25 bases.

Recruiting - He chose Mississippi State over Auburn and Georgia Tech.

2017 MLB Draft - Jordan is similar to current shortstop Ryan Gridley, a guy that scouts liked coming out of high school but wanted to see how he developed in college.

MSU 2018 Season - Look for Jordan to compete for a backup spot behind current starting shortstop Ryan Gridley. He could also wind up redshirting which would allow him to develop.

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