[Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed Greenville (MS) Weston HS defensive end Devrick Hampton (6-3.5, 266) recently about how his recruiting is going. Devrick is considered the 4th best defensive lineman in the south and the 27the best in the nation by TheInsiders.com team of recruiting experts."> [Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed Greenville (MS) Weston HS defensive end Devrick Hampton (6-3.5, 266) recently about how his recruiting is going. Devrick is considered the 4th best defensive lineman in the south and the 27the best in the nation by TheInsiders.com team of recruiting experts.">

Greenville Weston HS DE Devrick Hampton Update

<img src="http://www.genespage.com/images/highschool/football/2003/dhampton.jpg" align="left" width="126" height="161"> [Premium article] Gene's Page interviewed Greenville (MS) Weston HS defensive end Devrick Hampton (6-3.5, 266) recently about how his recruiting is going. Devrick is considered the 4th best defensive lineman in the south and the 27the best in the nation by TheInsiders.com team of recruiting experts.

What schools are calling you, Devrick?
"Auburn, Florida, South Carolina, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Alabama, Tennessee, Memphis...and that's about it."

What in-home visits have you had so far?
"Ole Miss came in the day before yesterday. State came in first."

What coach from Mississippi State visited you?
"Coach (Terry) Lewis."

Have you set up any official visits?
"January the 24th I have Florida. On January the 10th I have Ole Miss. The week after that (Jan. 17th) I have Auburn. On the last weekend I have South Carolina. I really haven't set them up but I think that is going to be it."

Are you going to visit Mississippi State or are they know longer in the picture with you?
"They are in the picture but I go to MSU so much I know them."

Who are your favorite schools?
"My top five are Mississippi State, LSU, Ole Miss, Florida and South Carolina."

You didn't mention LSU as having an official visit but they are one of your favorites.
"Yeah, that is why I am deciding between South Carolina and LSU."

What schools have offered scholarships?
"Mississippi State, Ole Miss, LSU and Memphis."

Has the shakeup in the coaching staff at State affected your feelings toward them?
"No."

I appreciate you taking the time to talk with me, Devrick. Have fun with recruiting. Bye, bye.
"Alright, bye, bye."


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