[Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed South Panola (Batesville, MS) High School free safety Javar Pollard (5-11, 197, 4.34) on June 23rd. Javar is considered one of the top defensive backs in the state of Mississippi this year."> [Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed South Panola (Batesville, MS) High School free safety Javar Pollard (5-11, 197, 4.34) on June 23rd. Javar is considered one of the top defensive backs in the state of Mississippi this year.">

South Panola (Batesville, MS) HS DB Javar Pollard

<img src="http://www.genespage.com/images/highschool/football/2003/jpollard.jpg" align="left" width="120" height="164"> [Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed South Panola (Batesville, MS) High School free safety Javar Pollard (5-11, 197, 4.34) on June 23rd. Javar is considered one of the top defensive backs in the state of Mississippi this year.

What does his coach say about Javar: "Javar is a legit 4.3. He is a free safety," said South Panola high school assistant coach Arnie Oakes. "He is a strong kid. Javar benches 285, squats 405 and cleans 235."

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

What is your actually height, weight and forty speed?
"I am 5-11, 197 and 4.34."

What position do you play for South Panola?
"Safety."

Is that the position you are projected to play in college?
"Yes sir."

During May, colleges could come by high schools and evaluate players. Do you know what colleges came by your school?
"Tennessee, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, West Virginia, Rice."

College coaches could also call recruits during May. Did you receive any calls from coaches?
"Yes sir, West Virginia, Rice, Ole Miss and Tennessee."

Have any schools offered you a scholarship at this time?
"They told me there were possibilities that they would."

So they are mainly showing a lot of interest in you at the moment?
"Yes sir."

What schools are you most interested in at this time?
"I like West Virginia, (Mississippi) State and Auburn."

Do you have a leader among those three or are they pretty much even?
"They are kind of even."

That should do it, Javar. I appreciate you taking the time to talk with me.
"Ok, bye, bye."


Additional Javar Pollard information:

  • Javar is a great student.


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