"Mississippi State and Ole Miss are recruiting me really hard," commented Willard Ross.
Which school is closest to
"Ole Miss. I like talking to their coaches a lot. And MSU
too. I talk to both of their coaches about the same. But I think I had a better
workout at Ole Miss. At MSU, all we did was 7 on 7. We did not work out for anything."
it safe to assume that the Rebels and Bulldogs are Willard's top schools?
are pretty much the Top 2. They have been for a while."
now focusing on the season at hand.
"Practice has been good so far.
I am just getting ready now. Friday, we play our first game against West Tallahatchie.
Everybody has been working real hard. We are coming together as a team."
season Willard had over 1,200 yards of offense and 29 TD's. The cornerback slot
saw him collect 49 tackles, 8 interceptions, 16 pass deflections, 2 forced fumbles,
and 3 recovered fumble.
But the icing on the cake was participating in
the state championship game.
"That was a great experience for us.
We came up a little short, but hopefully we can do it this year. That is everyone's
And where will Ross line up this season?
I am playing QB and RB. On defense, I will play LB, S, and CB. On special teams,
I will be returning kicks."
Lastly, what does Williard want to accomplish
before the season starts?
"I am trying to get on track. We have a
lot of new players and a new offensive coordinator. I just want to win. I know
everybody else does too. We got to get everybody on track."
Instate battle for Willard Ross
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