I have confirmed the official visit dates for 33 recruits with 8 others also saying they will come in for a visit.

Pictured: Marcel Stamps
"> I have confirmed the official visit dates for 33 recruits with 8 others also saying they will come in for a visit.

Pictured: Marcel Stamps
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Updated Mississippi State official visit list

<img src="http://www.genespage.com/images/highschool/football/2004/stampsmarcel.jpg" align="left"> I have confirmed the official visit dates for 33 recruits with 8 others also saying they will come in for a visit.<P> <h6>Pictured: Marcel Stamps</h6>

Update: I've added Tri-Cities HS (East Point, GA) DB Tristan Davis, Brantley (AL) HS WR/LB Marcel Stamps, Englewood HS (Jacksonville, FL) OLB/SS Anthony Littlejohn, and Mays HS (Atlanta) CB Corey Spells to the list. One player, linebacker Kris Guyton of Hillcrest (AL) HS, is no longer set up for a visit, so I removed him from my list.

On January 9th, Mississippi State will welcome at least 17 players. Included in that group are 3 offensive linemen, 3 linebackers, 2 wide receivers, 1 defensive end, 1 defensive lineman, 1 wide receiver/defensive back, 1 defensive back, 1 quarterback and 4 running backs.

  • LB Gabriel O'Neal, 6-2, 210, Columbus HS.
  • LB Rory Johnson, 6-2, 215, Vicksburg HS.
  • LB/DE Jazz Johnson, 6-0, 245, Litchfield (AL) HS. (Committed to MSU)
  • DE/OLB Kevin Bradley, 6-2, 227, Seventy-First (NC) HS.
  • CB Corey Spells, 5-11, 171, Mays HS (Atlanta).
  • TE Jeremy Jones, 6-5, 285, West Jefferson (Harvey, LA) HS.
  • WR/DB Anthony Mitchell, 6-2, 190, Oxford HS.
  • WR Maurice Taylor, 5-10, 160, Vicksburg HS.
  • WR Antonio McCoy, 6-1, 170, Starkville HS.
  • QB Kisan Flakes, 6-1, 192, Lovejoy (GA) HS.
  • RB Norris Smith, 5-9, 205, Blanche Ely HS (Pompano Beach, FL.).
  • RB Lavarus Giles, 6-1, 205, Ray Brooks HS.
  • RB Brandon Jackson, 6-0, 205, Horn Lake HS.
  • RB Markus Manson, 6-0, 190, Hillcrest (AL) HS. (Committed to Florida)
  • OL Roland Terry, 6-7, 260, Lamar School. (Committed to MSU)
  • OL Jeffrey Farr, 6-4, 300, Pell City (AL) HS. (Committed to MSU)
  • OL Dio Herrera, 6-3, 305, Hollywood Christian (Hollywood, FL.).

    Mississippi State will welcome at least 6 more players on the 16th of January - 3 linebackers, 2 defensive backs and 1 wide receivers.

  • DB Mario Bobo, 6-0, 170, South Panola HS.
  • DB Quentin Griffin, 6-0, 155, Rome (GA) HS.
  • WR Dudley Guice, 6-3, 205, Trinity Episcopal School. (Committed to MSU)
  • OLB/SS Anthony Littlejohn, Engelwood HS (Jacksonville, FL).
  • LB Dustin Lindsey, 6-4, 215, Davidson (AL) HS.
  • LB Jordin Lindsey, 6-4, 220, Davidson (AL) HS.

    On January 23rd, MSU welcomes at least 6 players - 1 defensive end, 1 linebacker/defensive end, 1 linebacker, 1 running back and 2 defensive backs.

  • RB Leon Pennington, 6-2, 220, Hallandale (FL) HS.
  • DE Cortez McCraney, 6-4, 225, Southaven HS.
  • DE/LB Nick Williams, 6-3, 240, Plantation (FL) HS.
  • LB Vernon Smith, 6-1, 230, North Lauderdale Academy (Ft. Lauderdale, FL.).
  • DB Fred Akines, 6-3, 190, Clarksdale HS.
  • DB Jabari Marshall, 5-11, 169, Mays (GA) HS.

    On January 30th, MSU will welcome at least 4 players, 1 quarterback, 2 wide receivers, 1 wide receiver/linebacker.

  • WR/LB Marcel Stamps, 6-3, 190, Brantley (AL) HS.
  • QB Darrell Strong, 6-4.5, 238, Plantation (FL) HS.
  • WR Keith Brown, 6-3, 180, Pensacola (FL) HS.
  • WR Kelvin Chandler, 6-2, 180, Dillard HS (Ft. Lauderdale, FL.).

    One MSU commitment, WR Chris Lark, 6-2, 190, Pickens County (AL) HS, will visit, although I don't know the date of the visit.

    MSU, like all colleges, can bring in up to 56 players for official visits. Although I don't have names of all the players that will visit, here are some names of other players that are rumored to be officially visiting MSU sometime in January.

  • QB Omar Haugabrook, 6-0, 205, Glades Central HS (Belle Glade, FL).
  • QB D.T. McDowell, 5-11, 195, Tucker (GA) HS.
  • LB/DE Alton Boudreaux, 6-2, 228, Lafayette (LA) HS.
  • LB/DE Peria Jerry, 6-3, 260, South Panola HS.
  • DB Tristan Davis, 5-10, 186, Tri-Cities HS (East Point, GA).
  • DB Greg Hinds, 6-0, 200, Southaven HS.
  • DB Terrell Jackson, 5-11, 185, Puckett HS.

    Seven of the players visiting are members of The Clarion-Ledger Pre-season Dandy Dozen list - Gabriel O'Neal, Tony Burks (Committed to Ole Miss), Terrell Jackson, Greg Hinds, Rory Johnson, Brandon Jackson and Lavarus Giles.

    Check back daily for additions to the official visit list.


    Gene Swindoll is the owner of Gene's Page, the unofficial source for Mississippi State sports on the internet. The URL for Gene's Page is http://mississippistate.theinsiders.com. You can contact him by emailing swindoll@genespage.com.


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