What is your actual height and weight?
"I am 6-3. Today, I took a physical for the camps this summer and they had me at 221."
Do you know what your forty time is?
"I think I run 4.8."
I know you play tight end. Do you play any other positions?
"I also play defensive end. I mostly play tight end, though."
How long have you been playing tight end?
"I played tight end my 8th grade year, then I didn't play football my 9th grade. I played tight end my 10th grade year and last year."
What were your stats last season?
"I had 24 catches for 429 yards and 5 touchdowns. I didn't play defensive end much but they had me listed with 20 tackles."
What do you feel are your strengths as a football player?
"The thing I do the best is catch the ball. I have good hands. I also run good routes."
What do you think you need to improve as a player?
"My speed and my blocking technique."
Have you set any personal goals for yourself next season?
"I want to improve my speed and gain a little more weight and get stronger."
What team goals have you set for next season?
"I want my team to improve its record from last season. We lost a lot of close games. I also want us to beat Amory. [Amory is Caledonia's rival.-Gene]"
What honors did you win last season?
"I earned all-district and all-area."
Did you attend any camps last summer?
"I didn't attend any camps last summer but I will this summer."
What camps do you plan on attending this summer?
"Mississippi State and Alabama."
Are there are particular reasons you chose those two school's camps?
"Those are my top two schools that I am currently considering."
Did you attend any college football games last season?
"No, not last season."
Did you go to any Junior Days this spring?
"Mississippi State and Alabama had theirs at the same time. I chose to go to Alabama's."
Have you gone to any spring games?
"I went to the Mississippi State spring game. I am also considering going to the Alabama spring game."
Did your parents attend a college?
"My father didn't but my mother went to the "W" (University of Mississippi for Women)."
Have you grown up a football fan of any particular college?
"Mississippi State, Alabama and Ole Miss. More of the local schools than the ones far away."
What schools are mailing you letters?
"The University of Kentucky, the United States Naval Academy, Vanderbilt, Duke, Harvard, Yale, MSU, Alabama, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, the University of Notre Dame, Memphis, Auburn, Army, Stanford, and a few others."
You mentioned Mississippi State and Alabama as the two schools you are most interested in. Is that correct?
"Yes sir, Mississippi State, the University of Alabama and the Naval Academy. I wouldn't mind going to a military academy. That is a big goal of mine. My dad was in the Navy. I'm also interested in Ole Miss, Southern Miss and Auburn."
Gene Swindoll is the owner of Gene's Page (http://mississippistate.theinsiders.com), the unofficial source for Mississippi State sports and Mississippi high school sports on the internet. You can contact him by email at email@example.com.