#27 Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name: Patrick Durr
City: Brandon, MS
Vitals: 5' 10", 175 (230 bench) (365 squat)
Date of Birth: March 21, 1990
Projected Position: RB
2007 Football Season: 1, 234 yards and 13 TD's. Durr was named Brandon's Offensive MVP and 2nd Team All-Metro.
Why Top 40 in Football: "My work ethic and leadership skills are what stands out to me. I am always trying to make my teammates better. I would like to one day get into coaching when I am done playing football. I love teaching the game of football."
Colleges interested in Patrick: MSU, Ole Miss, and USM
Scouts at Spring practice: MSU
Received phone calls from: MSU
JSU: "They are really close to my house. They are just right down the road. I have a lot of family who went to JSU. I grew up watching the Tigers. And our RB coach, Nathan McClaurin, went to JSU. He is always telling me how nice it is over there"
Alcorn State: "I also have a lot of family who went to Alcorn too. One of my friends from N' West Rankin, Josh Brumfield, goes there. I will be going down there a lot to see him this year."
What about the rest of the Mississippi schools? "It is probably a tie between USM and MSU, but Ole Miss is real high too."
USM: "I hear a lot of good things about them from Bobby Weakley. He went to Brandon and was a running back for Southern. He said they like to run the ball."
MSU: "I always followed Jerious Norwood, and I like their academic programs they have set up for you. It seems like Coach Croom is the only one who sticks to his word. I like that."
OM: "I do not know. I really like their campus and coaches. I went down there for Jr Day and really liked it. But I have not been hearing too much from them lately."
Scholarship offers: None
Closest to offering: MSU
Jr Days: Ole Miss
Summer Camps: MSU, Ole Miss, and USM (at Hinds CC)
Tell us something nobody else knows: "I am a very humble person. People assume that I think I am all that but I am not. I work hard and was just blessed by the man upstairs. But I am a humble person. I try to get a long with every one."
Nickname - Durrwood
Best Player faced: Wesley Monger (Clinton/QB/DB)
If not Patrick Durr, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Tyler Russell
Game I'm most anticipating: N' West Rankin
Other athletes in my family: None
Favorite college team growing up: MSU
Favorite college football player: Darren McFadden
Favorite pro football player: Jerious Norwood
Favorite Pro Team: Atlanta Falcons
Favorite Food: Macaroni and cheese
Favorite Movie: Alien and Predators
In my CD Player: The Game (The Documentary)
Pre-game hype song: Little John
Biggest Influences: Uncle Sammie
Biggest Fan: Brother and sister
Biggest Fear: Bugs
2nd Best Sport: Track
Favorite Video Game: Maddon '08
I most look alike: Jerious Norwood
First thing if I sign pro contract: Help mother and grandmother
Grades: ? GPA / Retaking ACT
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