MSU Announces Four Football Newcomers

Mississippi State officially announced the arrival of four 2013 signees today.

Junior college transfers Jeremey Chappelle and Justin Cox have enrolled in classes, as have Kivon Coman and Artimas Samuel, both of whom were at Hargrave Military Academy this past fall after originally signing with MSU last year. The enrollment of all four players had been previously reported by various outlets.

Here’s some quick info on each of these newcomers.

WR Jeremey Chappelle, Tyler (Texas) JC

• Vitals: 6-2, 212

• Star ratings: 247Sports 3, Rivals 3, Scout 3.

• Buzz: Made 60 catches for 801 yards, 10 TDs last season. Should provide immediate help to a receiving corps that’s losing four seniors.

DB Kivon Coman, Hargrave Military

• Vitals: 6-1, 195

• Star ratings: 247Sports 3, Rivals 3, Scout 3.

• Buzz: Made 57 tackles, three interceptions in the fall.

DB Justin Cox, East Mississippi CC

• Vitals: 6-3, 190

• Star ratings: 247Sports 4, Rivals 3, Scout 4.

• Buzz: Cox starred at West Point High School and signed with the Bulldogs two years ago. Had 11 interceptions, 19 PBUs in two seasons at EMCC.

TE Artimas Samuel, Hargrave Military

• Vitals: 6-2, 227

• Star ratings: 247Sports 2, Rivals 3, Scout 3.

• Buzz: Caught eight passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns last fall.

I am the online content coordinator for DJournal.com. Previously at the Journal, I covered Mississippi State athletics (2008-13), high schools (2004-08), and was on the copy desk (2002-04). I'm working on a recipe for bacon-flavored coffee, which would solve all the world's problems.

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