Anthony Orr Takes the Fifth

Anthony Orr is a big defensive tackle from Sparkman High School, and he has been receiving offers and turning recruiters heads for quite some time. He talks about several teams who have visited spring practice, and one school has stepped forward with the fifth scholarship offer.

Orr hold offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Tennessee and now, Mississippi State.

"Coach Campbell came by practice yesterday, and we talked for a little while. He told me MSU was offering me a scholarship, and Coach Croom would make it official himself," Anthony Orr said from his home in Harvest, (Ala.).

Mississippi State isn't the only school that's been by Sparkman High School in recent days.

"LSU came by and watched our scrimmage, and they talked to me after practice," Orr explained. "They said they had been trying to get in touch with me for a long time, and they might have an offer for me in the future."

"Coach Cignetti came by and watched us practice, but I didn't get to talk to him. But, Coach Saban offered me a scholarship a few weeks ago."

"Coach Dunn [Auburn] came by and watched practice one day, and we talked a little bit after practice."

"UAB has started recruiting me pretty hard. I get emails from Coach Tim Bowens all the time, and he came by practice one day this week."

"UCF is on me real hard, but they haven't offered me a scholarship, yet."

Now that Orr has five offers, and at least three others still recruiting him, he says he's still wide open. He does have a criteria for the school of his choice.

"Academics will be the first thing I look at, and then football," Orr explained. "I will also have to feel comfortable with the coaching staff, and I will have to feel comfortable with the campus."

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