Will Prosser, WR, 6-3, 205, Starkville, MS (Starkville Academy) Originally signed with Mississippi State in February 2001, but did not enroll in school full-time this past fall. . . Named the Male Athlete of the Year in North AAAA among all private schools following his prep career at Starkville (Miss.) Academy . . . Was the most valuable player in football, basketball and baseball among North AAAA schools and played in each of those three sports' Mississippi Private School Association all-star game . . . Named to the Columbus Commercial Dispatch all-area football team . . . Outstanding three-sport athlete at Starkville (Miss.) Academy for head football coach Steve Morgan . . . Starred in both basketball and baseball, as well as playing both ways in football . . . Started at quarterback during his senior season at Starkville Academy, leading his team to an 8-2 overall record . . . Completed 70-of-124 passes for 1,296 yards and 16 touchdowns . . . Also rushed for 550 yards and six more scores . . . Named first-team, all-conference and all-state in the Mississippi Private Schools Association . . . Credited with running a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash . . . Selected to the Mississippi Private Schools Association All-Star Game, he made a splash at wide receiver . . . Caught seven passes for 126 yards in the all-star tilt . . . Suffered a broken leg late in his sophomore season at Starkville Academy and did not play his junior football season . . . As a sophomore, he completed 85-of-147 passes for 1,024 yards and nine touchdowns, and rushed for 243 yards and five scores, prior to the injury . . . Also starred on the basketball court and on the baseball diamond, earning all-North AAAA honors in both sports . . . Also an honor student in the classroom and in the community . . . Born William Sidney Prosser, 8-2-83 in Hollandale, Miss. . . . Son of Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Prosser . . . Will's uncle J.B. Sims (1974-75) and cousin Stan Sims (1984-87) played football at MSU.
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