Mississippi Top 40

Today we will look at Mississippi's #24 rated prospect.

#24 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Keshun Cowan
Olive Branch
City: Olive Branch, MS
5' 11", 175, 4.5 (40 time) 235 (bench) and 365 (squat)
Date of Birth:
September 15, 1989
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
47 tackles, 2 interceptions, and 3 sacks. Named 1st Team All-Region 1(5A).

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I work very hard, and I try to get better every day. I am always trying to get better than the next player."

"Keshun has great coverage skills and the ability to change directions and get back to full speed in a hurry," added Coach Samsel.

Colleges interested in KeShun:
Ole Miss, MSU, Auburn, Memphis, USM, Alabama, and Arkansas

Scouts at Spring practice:
Ole Miss, Arkansas, FSU, Miami, Michigan, Auburn, and USM

Received phone calls from:
Central Arkansas and Ole Miss

Scholarship offers:
Central Arkansas

Closest to offering:
Ole Miss

Cowan's top school:
Ole Miss leads MSU and Alabama

Ole Miss:
"They need some cornerbacks, and I think I can fin in their program well. I also have a real good relationship with Coaches Nix and Vaughn. They are guys I like to be around."

MSU: "I like how they treated me down there when I went to their Jr Day. They have very nice people down there."

Alabama: "I like the intensity down there. They live and breath football down there."

Jr Days/Spring games: MSU (Jr Day) and Ole Miss (Jr Day)

Summer Camps: Ole Miss (Sr camp) and MSU (SR camp)

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I tore my ACL in 8th grade."

Nickname - Little Kee

Best Player faced:
Chad Bumphis

If not KeShun Cowan, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: David Conner

Game I'm most anticipating: South Panola

KeShun Cowan
Other athletes in my family: K.J. Wright (MSU) and Chris Vinn (Hargrave)

Favorite college team growing up: Memphis

Favorite college football player:
D.J. Hall (Alabama)

Favorite pro football player: Champ Bailey

Favorite Pro Team: Washington Redskins

Favorite Food: Chicken

Favorite Movie:
Menace to Society

In my CD Player: Pass the Troy

Pre-game hype song: License to Kill

Biggest Influences: Mom and Dad

Biggest Fan: Mom and Dad

Biggest Fear: Tear ACL

2nd Best Sport: Basketball

Favorite Video Game: NBA Like

Person I most look alike: Will Smith

First thing if I sign pro contract: Buy mom a new house

Dream date: Keyshia Cole

Grades: 2.3 GPA / Has not taken the ACT

Special Note
We added one player who transferred to Mississippi, Aubrey Phillips, after the list already came out. Therefore, we have 41 players now listed and put in a tie at number 28.

To get a complete list of players who have been selected to the team so far, click here.

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