Updated Mississippi State official visit list

I have confirmed the official visit dates for 50 recruits with 5 other players also rumored to be coming in for a visit.

Update: I've move a few around and removed Anthony Hill (Hill is visiting Michigan State, not Mississippi State).

On January 9th, Mississippi State welcomed 14 players. Included in that group were 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. (Committed to MSU)
  • DB Corey Spells, 6-0, 180, Mays HS (Atlanta). (Committed to Auburn)
  • 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.). (Committed to MSU)

    On January 16th, Mississippi State welcomed 11 players. Included in that group were 1 athlete, 1 quarterback, 1 running back, 1 fullback, 1 wide receiver, 1 wide receiver/defensive back, 1 tight end, 1 linebacker/strong safety, 1 defensive tackle, 2 defensive backs.

  • ATH Jimmie Richardson, 6-3, 205, Keith HS (Orrville, AL).
  • QB Chris Nickson, 6-0, 198, Pike County (AL) HS.
  • RB Brandon Thornton, 5-10, 185, Homewood (AL) HS.
  • FB Antonio Lamar, 6-1, 240, Brookwood (GA) HS.
  • WR Dudley Guice, 6-3, 205, Trinity Episcopal School. (Committed to MSU)
  • WR/DB Anthony Mitchell, 6-2, 190, Oxford HS.
  • TE Robert Walker, 6-3, 250, Southwest Miss. CC. (Heavy lean to MSU)
  • LB/SS Anthony Littlejohn, Engelwood HS (Jacksonville, FL).
  • DT Anthony Strauder, 6-4.5, 298, Natchez (MS) HS. (Committed to USM)
  • DB Terrell Jackson, 5-11, 185, Puckett HS.
  • DB Tristan Davis, 5-10, 186, Tri-Cities HS (East Point, GA).

    On January 23rd, MSU welcomes at least 20 players - 3 quarterbacks, 3 running backs, 1 wide receiver, 3 defensive ends, 3 linebacker/defensive end, 1 linebacker, 4 defensive backs, 1 defensive back/running back and 1 defensive back/wide receiver.

  • QB Patrick White, 6-2, 180, Daphne (AL) HS.
  • QB D.T. McDowell, 5-11, 195, Tucker (GA) HS. (Committed to Nebraska)
  • QB Darrell Strong, 6-4.5, 238, Plantation (FL) HS.
  • RB Chris Markey, 5-11, 195, Jesuit HS (New Orleans).
  • RB Clavorris Sibley, 5-11, 201, Westlake (LA) HS.
  • RB Leon Pennington, 6-2, 220, Hallandale (FL) HS.
  • WR Keith Brown, 6-3, 180, Pensacola (FL) HS.
  • DE Antonio Wilson, 6-3, 205, Pahokee (FL) HS.
  • (?) DE Cortez McCraney, 6-4, 225, Southaven HS. (Committed to Memphis)
  • DE Greg Hathorn, 6-2, 228, Louisville HS. (Committed to Alcorn State)
  • 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, 6-2, 255, 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. (Committed to Duke)
  • (?) DB/RB Greg Hinds, 6-0, 220, Southaven HS. (Committed to Memphis)
  • DB/WR Trell Kimmons, 5-10, 175, Coldwater HS.

    (?) Means they may not visit MSU.-Gene

    On January 30th, MSU will welcome at least 5 players, 1 quarterback, 1 running back, 3 wide receivers.

  • QB Micah Brown, 6-0, 175, Blake HS (Tampa).
  • RB Jamario Thomas, 5-10, 205, Spring Hill HS (Longview, TX).
  • WR Marcel Stamps, 6-3, 190, Brantley (AL) HS. (Committed to Alabama)
  • 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.

  • FB Cole Mason, 6-1, 230, Parrish (AL) HS.
  • QB Omar Haugabrook, 6-0, 205, Glades Central HS (Belle Glade, FL).
  • WR Joshua Mackey, 6-0, 175, Port Sulphur (LA).
  • LB/DE Alton Boudreaux, 6-2, 228, Lafayette (LA) HS.
  • DB Quentin Griffin, 6-0, 155, Rome (GA) 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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