CCC Class of 2008 Prospects

Coahoma Community College (Clarksdale, MS) has seven players who are receiving D-I looks. Players placed and expected to re-sign with the colleges they signed with out of high school are not listed.

  • Nigel Walker (So., DT, 6-1, 260, 4.9) - Played his high school ball at Fairley High School in Memphis, TN. A solid interior lineman who has the speed and quickness to play at the next level. A full-time starter for CCC as a freshman. Hopes to graduate in December, 2007. Favors Ole Miss, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Georgia and LSU. Has no offers at this time.

  • Nicholas Walker (So., LB, 6-2.5, 230, 4.7) - Played his high school ball at Fairley High School. Twin brother of Nigel Walker. As a freshman at CCC, Nicholas started all the games. Has the size, strength and speed to play on the next level. He hopes to be a December, 2007 graduate. Has interest in Ole Miss, LSU, Southern Miss, Kansas State, Iowa State and Oregon State. Has no offers at this time.

  • Derrick Chatman (So., DE, 6-2.5, 260) - Prepped at Clarksdale High School in Clarksdale, MS. A full-time starter as a freshman at CCC. Selected 2nd team All-State for his play. Hopes to graduate in December, 2007. Favors Ole Miss, Auburn, LSU, Southern Miss, Georgia, Iowa State and Kansas State. Claims an offer from Ole Miss.

  • Leroy Banks (So., WR, 6-3, 230, 4.6) - Prepped at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, TN. A full-time starter his freshman season at Coahoma Community College. Working toward graduating in December, 2007. Favors Kansas State, Memphis, UT-Chattanooga, Tennessee, South Carolina, Marshall and Texas Tech.

  • Glenn Washington (So., CB, 5-10, 170, 4.45) - Prepped at Melrose High School in Memphis, TN. A full-time starter as a freshman at CCC. His coaches feel he is a tremendously talented player who can play with the best of them. Lists Memphis and Ole Miss high on his list. Also likes Miami, Kansas State, Mississippi State and Middle Tennessee State. Has no offers at this time.

  • Terrance Conner (So., DE, 6-4, 242, 4.6) - Played his high school ball at Coahoma County High School in Clarksdale, MS. Terrance was a full-time starter as a freshman at Coahoma Community College. Definitely has the size and speed to play on the next level. Favors Ole Miss, Ohio State, Arkansas, Alabama and Iowa. Claims an offer from Ole Miss.

  • Courtney Jones (Fr., RB, 6-0, 215, 4.45) - Played for Pensacola High School in Pensacola, FL. Signed with Mississippi State out of high school and is still very much interested in them and they him, but he is open to other schools. Schools he would be interested in, in additional to Mississippi State, are Florida, Tennessee, Georgia and any other SEC school. If all goes well with the NCAA Clearinghouse, he believes he should be able to sign with a DI school in December, 2007.

    That's it for this week. Look for more Mississippi junior college class of 2008 updates beginning next Wednesday.


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