Mississippi Top 40

Today we are going to look at the #13 rated prospect out of the state of Mississippi.

#13 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Emmanuel McCray
Forest Hill
City: Jackson, MS
6' 5", 285, 5.1 (300 bench/400 squat)
Date of Birth:
January 1, 1991
Primary Position:
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
Three year starter for Forest Hill. Earned All-Region as a junior while compiling 86 pancake blocks.

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I believe I try my best to stick to the fundamentals. I stay to my fundamentals because I am not the strongest lineman in the state but I am the most fundamentaly sound. I am also a real fast learner."

Colleges interested in McCray:
Alabama, Marshall, Illinois, Ole Miss, MSU, USM

Emmanuel McCray

Scholarship offers: Ole Miss, MSU, and USM

Scouts at Spring practice:

Received phone calls from:
Nix (Ole Miss), Cheese (MSU), and Hughes (USM)

Emmanuel's top schools:
Committed to Ole Miss

Why Ole Miss:
"They are family oriented. They are very family based so you know they are going to play as a team. Their staff also did real well at Arkansas, so you know you are going to win. Plus, I wanted to play for my state. That makes you play harder when you are representing your state. When you play LSU, you know you are playing a bunch of guys who are going to go extra hard because they are playing for their state. I want to do the same thing for Mississippi."

Spring Visits:
Ole Miss and USM

Summer Camps: Ole Miss (Sr camp in July), MSU (SR Camp), USM, and Alabama (Team Camp)

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I am like one of the biggest guys you know but I can dance (laugh). Everyone knows I am one of the best dancers around here. I am very goofy too (laugh)."

Best Player faced: Tyler Russell

If not Emmanuel McCray, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Tyler Russell

Game I'm most anticipating: Wingfield

Other athletes in my family: Davarius Pilcher (brother who is the starting RB for Alcorn State)

Favorite college team(s) growing up: LSU

Favorite college football player: Darren McFadden and Jake Long

Favorite pro football player: Reggie Bush

Favorite Pro Team: Green Bay

Favorite Food: Soul Food

Favorite Movie:

In my CD Player: Lil' Wayne

Favorite Video:Call of Duty 4

Pre-game hype song: Camillionare

Biggest Influences: Dad

Biggest Fan: Brother (Jonathan McCray)

Biggest Fear: Heights

2nd Best Sport: Basketball

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

Dream date:Alisha Keys

Grades: 2.7 GPA / 19 ACT

Top 40 List
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