Clarksdale (MS) HS DB Trumaine McBride

[Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed Clarksdale (MS) HS defensive back Trumaine McBride (5-10, 175) June 23rd. Trumaine is ranked by TheInsiders as one of the best cornerbacks in the nation.

Trumaine is ranked by TheInsiders as the 17th best cornerback in the south and the 36th best in the nation.

Trumaine, I'm calling to get a quick recruiting update. Do you have time to talk?
"Yes sir."

What schools called you during May?
"Mississippi State, Ole Miss, West Virginia, Stanford and Southern Miss."

Have you received offers from any of those schools?
"All of them."

What schools are you most interested in at this time?
"Right now, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Stanford and Southern Miss."

Is there a leader among those four schools?
"No sir."

Have you attended any camps this summer?
"No sir."

Are you going to attend any later this summer?
"I'm planning on going to some, but right now I'm not sure which ones."

I appreciate you taking the time to talk with me, Trumaine. I'll talk to you in the fall.
"Alright. Thanks."

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