Juco OL Tavares Washington Recruiting Update

Gene's Page interviewed Mississippi Delta CC offensive lineman Tavares Washington (6-4, 295) Sunday night (Dec. 1). Tavares officially visited MSU November 15-17.

I know you recently visited Mississippi State. How did your visit to State go?
"It was nice. I enjoyed it there."

What schools have you officially visited other than Mississippi State?
"Mississippi State is the only one."

What other schools will you officially visit?
"The University of Florida, Ole Miss and Memphis."

What schools have offered you scholarships?
"(Laugh). I've got a lot of them. I've got Middle Tennessee, the University of Memphis, Ole Miss, State, Florida, Arkansas, Louisiana-Lafayette, and there are a couple of more that I can't think of right now."

Obviously, based on your offers you have a lot of schools that really like you. What are the coaches telling you that they like about you?
"They mostly talk about my footwork. I have quick feet and quick hands."

Are you going to be a December graduate?
"Yeah, I graduate in December."

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