All Have Two Things in Common

What do Johnie Cooks, Sleepy Robinson, Pork Chop Womack and Dick Dickson have in common? Ok, you guessed it, they are all former Mississippi State football players. But is that all they have in common?

Nope. They all also have relatives that will be participating in this Sunday's Combine at Mississippi State.

Johnie Cooks' son, Johnie Cooks, Jr. is a 6-1, 205-pound junior tight end/linebacker who plays for Starkville High School. So far, Johnie has flown under the radar screen, but that could change after this Sunday.

Sleepy Robinson's nephew, Edward Prince, a 6-5, 286-pound, sophomore defensive tackle who plays for Houston High School, has drawn rave reviews from both Sleepy and Johnie. Look for the scouting team to keep a keen eye on this potential gem.

Pork Chop Womack has been doing his best to tell everybody about his cousin Jimmy Rogers. Well, we at listened. How can you not with a bloodline that includes current NFLer Womack? Rogers is a 6-5, 300-pound junior OL/DL who plays for Cleveland East Side.

Ok, so there's no surprise here. If you've been following recruiting on this website you know that Dick Dickson is the dad of the outstanding TE/DE from Ocean Springs High School, Richard Dickson. As of now, Dickson has about as many scholarship offers as he has fingers. After his upcoming combine at MSU this Sunday, he might have more in a week or two.

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