Updated Mississippi State official visit list

I have confirmed the official visit dates for 44 recruits with 7 other players also rumored to be coming in for a visit.

Update: I've added two - Anthony Hill and JaMarca Sanford.

On January 9th, Mississippi State welcomed 14 players. Included in that group are 4 linebackers, 2 defensive backs, 1 tight end, 1 quarterback, 3 running backs and 3 offensive linemen.

  • LB Gabriel O'Neal, 6-2, 210, Columbus HS.
  • LB Rory Johnson, 6-2, 215, Vicksburg HS.
  • LB Renuel Green, 6-3, 217, East Mississippi CC.
  • LB Titus Brown, 6-3, 205, Hillcrest (AL) HS.
  • DB Corey Spells, 6-0, 180, Mays HS (Atlanta).
  • DB Mario Bobo, 6-0, 170, South Panola HS.
  • TE Jeremy Jones, 6-5, 285, West Jefferson (Harvey, LA) HS.
  • QB Kisan Flakes, 6-1, 192, Lovejoy (GA) HS.
  • 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 11 players on the 16th of January - 2 defensive backs, 1 defensive back/running back, 1 running back, 1 wide receiver, 1 wide receiver/defensive back, 1 fullback, 1 linebacker/strong safety, 2 linebackers, 1 defensive tackle.

  • DB Quentin Griffin, 6-0, 155, Rome (GA) HS.
  • DB Tristan Davis, 5-10, 186, Tri-Cities HS (East Point, GA).
  • DB/RB Greg Hinds, 6-0, 220, Southaven HS.
  • RB Norris Smith, 5-9, 205, Blanche Ely HS (Pompano Beach, FL.).
  • WR Dudley Guice, 6-3, 205, Trinity Episcopal School. (Committed to MSU)
  • WR/DB Anthony Mitchell, 6-2, 190, Oxford HS.
  • FB Cole Mason, 6-1, 230, Parrish (AL) HS.
  • LB/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.
  • DT Anthony Strauder, 6-4.5, 298, Natchez (MS) HS. (Committed to USM)

    On January 23rd, MSU welcomes at least 14 players - 2 running backs, 4 defensive ends, 3 linebacker/defensive end, 1 linebacker, 3 defensive backs and 1 defensive back/wide receiver.

  • RB Clavorris Sibley, 5-11, 201, Westlake (LA) HS.
  • RB Leon Pennington, 6-2, 220, Hallandale (FL) HS.
  • DE Antonio Wilson, 6-3, 205, Pahokee (FL) HS.
  • DE Cortez McCraney, 6-4, 225, Southaven HS.
  • DE Greg Hathorn, 6-2, 228, Louisville HS.
  • DE/LB Nick Williams, 6-3, 240, Plantation (FL) HS.
  • LB/DE Jazz Johnson, 6-0, 245, Litchfield (AL) HS. (Committed to MSU)
  • LB/DE Peria Jerry, 6-3, 260, South Panola HS. (Committed to Ole Miss)
  • LB Vernon Smith, 6-1, 230, North Lauderdale Academy (Ft. Lauderdale, FL.).
  • DB JaMarca Sanford, 5-11, 190, South Panola HS. (Committed to Ole Miss)
  • DB Demir Boldin, 6-1, 208, Pahokee (FL) HS.
  • DB Fred Akines, 6-3, 190, Clarksdale HS.
  • DB Jabari Marshall, 5-11, 175, Mays (GA) HS.
  • DB/WR Trell Kimmons, 5-10, 175, Coldwater HS.

    On January 30th, MSU will welcome at least 5 players, 1 quarterback, 1 wide receiver/linebacker, 3 wide receivers.

  • QB Darrell Strong, 6-4.5, 238, Plantation (FL) HS.
  • WR Marcel Stamps, 6-3, 190, Brantley (AL) HS.
  • WR Keith Brown, 6-3, 180, Pensacola (FL) HS.
  • WR Kelvin Chandler, 6-2, 180, Dillard HS (Ft. Lauderdale, FL.).
  • WR Chris Lark, 6-2, 190, Pickens County (AL) HS. (Committed to MSU)

    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.

  • TE Anthony Hill of Hargrave, 6-7, 262, Military Academy in Virginia.
  • QB Omar Haugabrook, 6-0, 205, Glades Central HS (Belle Glade, FL).
  • QB D.T. McDowell, 5-11, 195, Tucker (GA) HS.
  • QB Patrick White, 6-2, 180, Daphne (AL) HS.
  • WR Joshua Mackey, 6-0, 175, Port Sulphur (LA).
  • LB/DE Alton Boudreaux, 6-2, 228, Lafayette (LA) HS.
  • DB Terrell Jackson, 5-11, 185, Puckett HS.

    Six of the players visiting are members of The Clarion-Ledger Pre-season Dandy Dozen list - Gabriel O'Neal, 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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