May 13, 2008
#32 Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name: Emmanuel Jefferies
School: Forest Hill
Vitals: 6' 4", 220, 4.72 (40 yard dash), 245 (bench) 415 (squat)
Date of Birth: February 19, 1990
Projected Position: TE
2007 Football Season: 30 catches for 572 yards and 7 TD's.
Why Top 40 in Football: "I think I strive hard," added Jefferies. "I have the drive, and I feel like who ever the opponent is, they can not stop me."
Colleges interested in Jefferies: Ole Miss, MSU, USM, Memphis, Alcorn State, and Tennessee
Emmanuel's top school: Ole Miss, Memphis, MSU, and Alcorn State
Ole Miss: "I just like the environment. They have a great Engineering program, and that is what I want to major in. Plus I like the people over there. When I went to their Jr Day, I felt like I was already a part of their family. I liked that."
Memphis: "I have not been up there yet, but I heard it is a good campus and I have been getting a lot of calls from them."
MSU: "I like their campus too. I have been up there, and the atmosphere is nice. And what I like most about them is the fact you are around people who love the game of football. I like that."
Alcorn State: "That was the team I grew up watching."
Closest to offering: Ole Miss
Scouts at Spring Practice: Ole Miss
Camps this summer: Ole Miss, MSU, USM, and Memphis
Jr Day attended: Ole Miss
Tell us something nobody else knows: "I am a real quiet person. I like to keep things to myself."
Nickname - Jay
Best Player faced: Bud Barksdale
If not Emmanuel Jefferies, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Billy Hamilton (Jr/WR/Taylorsville)
Game I'm most anticipating: Brookhaven
Other athletes in my family: Father
Favorite college team growing up: Alcorn State
Favorite college football player: Darren McFadden
Favorite pro football player: Kevin Winslow
Favorite Pro Team: Indy Colts
Favorite Food: Soul food and chicken
Favorite Movie: Friday Night Lights
In my CD Player: Savage Life 2
Pre-game hype song: "Webbie" by Savage Life 2
Biggest Influences: Brother / Mario Lane
Biggest Fan: Mom
Biggest Fear: Throw away my life
2nd Best Sport: Basketball
Favorite Video Game: Play Station NCAA College Basketball '08
Person I most look alike: Mother
First thing if I sign pro contract: By mother a new house
Dream date: Beyonce
Grades: 2.5 GPA / 16 ACT (1st attempt)