Jimmy Rogers receives good news from Ole Miss

Jimmy Rogers (OL, Cleveland, MS) - Jimmy turned some heads with his strong performance at the scout.com combine this month. It looks like the Rebels have gotten a jump start on the rest of the pack as they offered Rogers a scholarship on Monday.

MSU, Ole Miss, Auburn, and Alabama have been by East Side's practices to evaluate Jimmy since Spring practice started in May.

Player Profile

Height: 6' 3 1/2"
Weight: 285
40 time: 5.75
Bench: 375
Squat: 500
Grades: 2.7 GPA / 15 ACT

From: Cleveland, MS
High School:
East Side (3A)

Special Note - All of the vitals above (height, weight forty time...etc..) were recorded at the scout.com combine

The following information was revealed during our interview with Jimmy Rogers:

Do you play guard or tackle? "Offensive tackle."

What are your strengths on the field? "I work out a lot, and I play real hard. I play to the whistle."

What most do you need to work on? "My speed."

How long have you been starting for East Side? "Since I was in the 9th grade."

Did you garner any awards last season? "I was named Best OL at our school, and I made 1st Team All-Delta."

Which colleges are recruiting you the hardest? "Ole Miss."

Who else is actively recruiting you? "MSU."

Any offers? "Yes sir, Ole Miss has offered. They offered me on Monday."

Any colleges been by your school this month to evaluate you? "Yes sir, Ole Miss, MSU, Auburn, Alabama, and that is about it."

Which schools have caught your attention? "Really, two of them. Ole Miss and MSU."

What do you like about Ole Miss? "I like the program they have up there. They have a nice football program. They have great facilities and nice coaches up there."

What are MSU's positives? "About the same."

What will you be looking for when it comes decision time? "I want to get my degree, and also the football team. Its got to be the football team."


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