6' 1 1/2" (scout combine)
Weight: 184 (scout combine)
40 time: 4.8
Grades: 2.8 GPA / 17 ACT
High School: Charleston (3A)
following information was revealed during our interview with Corderick Govan:
are your strengths at linebacker? "My speed and knowing how to get to the
ball. I am real aggressive too."
What do you need to work on for the
next level? "I need to gain some weight, and I will get faster. That is about
it. Everything else will work itself out."
How long have you been
starting for Charleston? "For three years."
What were your stats
as a junior? "I had 107 tackles, 6 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries, and 1 defensive
Any awards? "I was named 1st Team All-State, Defensive MVP
in Region 2(3A), All-Area, and All-District. I made basically every award you
can get, state wise."
Have you set any personal goals for your senior
season? "My team goal is to win state. Personally, I want to have more tackles
than last year and hopefully sign a D1 scholarship. Another goal I want is to
play in the Army All-American bowl and the MS/AL all-star game."
schools are currently recruiting you the hardest? "Ole Miss and MSU. This
week, alone, I have had a lot of visitors come by the school. They are planning
on giving me some offers."
Which colleges have been by your school
this week? "Iowa State, Memphis, Alabama, and Arkansas State."
was the first college to contact you by phone since the start of the contact period
(May 1st)? "Ole Miss, Coach Orgeron called."
Anymore calls? "No
Which schools are at the top of your list? "Ole Miss and
Any offers? "I received 2 from Ole Miss and MSU. Both of
them offered me a full scholarship."
What stands out about Ole Miss?
"Well, Ole Miss stands #1 right now with me. I put State right behind at
What do you like about Ole Miss? "Ole Miss has top of the
line equipment. Coach Orgeron seems energetic and fun to be around. They are not
too far from home either, so."
What do you like about MSU "The
thing I like about MSU is they discipline you there. If you do something wrong,
you get punished for it. They discipline you the right way."
you have visited both Ole Miss and MSU unofficially; what are their differences?
"The facilities, in my opinion. Ole Miss impressed me more than MSU when
it came to the facilities."
What other factors will you look at when
it comes decision time? "Well, education is the number one thing. I want
to go to a school with the right education. Football wise, I want to go to the
place that gives me the best chance to win. I want a chance to win championships.
I think both Ole Miss and MSU will give me a chance to win, but the number one
thing will come down to who can give me the best education."
do you want to major in? "Business Management."
Corderick Govan is high on Ole Miss
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