"I hurt my foot the week before the opening game. I had to sit out our jamboree and the first game, but I am fine now. It was a hair line fracture, but it is healed now. It is still a little tender, but I have played well since the first game," added Darrius Young
And playing well is an understatement.
had five touchdowns against Amory last Friday (in Shannon's 33-21 win). I scored
3 TD's against Okolona and 2 TD's against Holly Springs."
had 178 yards receiving against Amory, 93 receiving yards against Okolona, and
108 against Holly Springs.
Averaging over 120 receiving yards and 3 TD's
per game is not bad for a hair line fracture.
What has Young improved on
"I am just able to catch the ball better. My hands are
better. Me and the QB have a great chemistry. We know each other inside and out.
We are best friends off of the field too. We just have that chemistry."
attended the TN/FL last Saturday and had an enjoyable experience.
and my dad and my uncle went up there. It was everything I had heard it was going
to be. That place was crazy. Coaches Luke and Fulmer spoke to us after the game.
They said they were really impressed with my season and they hoped to see me back
up there again."
Darrius is now holding offers from Tennessee, Alabama,
Ole Miss, MSU, USM, and Memphis but it looks like the Dogs are the only ones who
are keeping in phone contact.
"I just got off of the phone with Coach
Grimes (from MSU). He wanted to know how my foot was coming around and wanted
me to come over for a game."
Now that MSU has stepped up their interest
in Young, Darrius is giving the Dogs more of a serious look.
is recruiting me harder than anybody else. I would really put them up there with
Alabama, Ole Miss, and Tennessee now. Them four are it. They are all about the
Which college will Young visit next?
"I am probably
going to Ole Miss next weekend when they play Georgia. That is really the only
one I have planned right now."
Darrius Young's season progress report
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