Gene's Page recently caught up with Southaven (MS) High School defensive back/running back Greg Hinds. Greg (6-0, 220) talked about the schools he is interested in, including Mississippi State."> Gene's Page recently caught up with Southaven (MS) High School defensive back/running back Greg Hinds. Greg (6-0, 220) talked about the schools he is interested in, including Mississippi State.">

Greg Hinds update

<img src="http://www.genespage.com/images/highschool/football/2004/hinesgreg.jpg" align="left"> Gene's Page recently caught up with Southaven (MS) High School defensive back/running back Greg Hinds. Greg (6-0, 220) talked about the schools he is interested in, including Mississippi State.

Greg Hinds interview

Have you set up your visit with Mississippi State?
"Yes sir, on January 23rd."

What other schools are you going to visit?
"Memphis on the 16th. I visited Auburn about a month or two ago."

Have you met Mississippi State's new head coach, Coach Croom?
"Yes sir."

Did he have an in-home visit with you?
"Yes sir."

What was your impression of him?
"I thought he was a nice guy."

Did you learn anything about him that you didn't know prior to the in-home visit?
"I found out that he is the running backs coach at Green Bay."

Knowing that, did that enhance Mississippi State in your eyes?
"Yes sir."

At one time, Coach Blake was recruiting you. What MSU coach is recruiting you now?
"Coach Croom, he has been calling me."

What has Coach Croom said he likes about you?
"He likes my size. I think that impressed him because I don't think he knew how big I am."

What is your height and weight now?
"6-0, 220."

Are you leaning to any of the three schools that you mentioned?
"I like Auburn and Mississippi State."

Does one lead over the other?
"They are neck and neck."

What do you like about each school?
"I like the coaching staff and the other players. I like the environment. I would enjoy playing for both of them."

What position are they recruiting you for?
"Auburn is recruiting me for free safety and Mississippi State is recruiting me for running back and defense."

What position do you want to play?
"It doesn't matter. I will play running back or safety or outside linebacker."

When will you make your school selection?
"After I visit the other two schools."


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