Mississippi State commitment preview

 

Dontavian Lee is averaging 141.6 yards per game. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Dontavian Lee is averaging 141.6 yards rushing per game. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal previews the weekly games for Mississippi State’s current commitments.

The Bulldogs currently have 17 verbal commitments and its 2014 class is rated 37th by 247Sports.com.

Logan Cooke, P, 6-5, 200, Columbia Academy (Columbia, Miss.)

Last Week: Bye

This Week: Columbia Academy (3-2) at Lamar (5-1)

2013 Stats: Punts – 10 punts for 436 yards (43.6 avg.) Field Goals – 1-for-2 Extra Points – 3-of-5 Kickoffs – 11 touchbacks Offense – three catches for 64 yards

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Deshon Cooper, LB, 6-4, 215, Columbia (Decatur, Ga.)

Last Week: Bye

This Week: Columbia (2-2) at Marist (2-2)

2013 Stats: Defense – 14 tackles; six sacks; four forced fumbles; six tackles for loss Offense – eight catches for 123 yards.

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Lashard Durr, CB, 5-11, 180, Harrison Central (Gulfport, Miss.)

Last Week: Durr made four tackles on defense. On offense, he caught three passes for no yards in a 14-10 loss to Hattiesburg.

This Week: Gulfport (4-1) at Harrison Central (3-2)

2013 Stats: Defense – 13 tackles, six pass deflections Offense – six carries for 64 yards; eight catches for 169 yards, one touchdown Special teams – one kickoff return for 53 yards.

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Nick Fitzgerald, QB, 6-5, 205, Richmond Hill (Richmond Hill, Ga.)

Last Week: Fitzgerald completed 2 of 5 passing for 90 yards and two touchdown and also rushed 26 times for 157 yards and five more scores. He also recorded a solo tackle in a 47-28 win over Glynn Academy.

This Week: Groves (0-4) at Richmond Hill (4-0)

2013 Stats: Offense – 9-of-21 passing for 299 yards, five touchdowns; 49 carries for 443 yards, 11 touchdowns Defense – one solo tackle

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Jamoral Graham, ATH, 5-11, 180, Newton County (Decatur, Miss.)

Last Week: Bye

This Week: Forrest County AHS (4-1) at Newton County (4-1)

2013 Stats: Offense – 6-of-10 passing for 75 yards, one touchdown; 38 carries for 368 yards, five touchdowns; six catches for 79 yards, one touchdown Defense – 32 tackles (24 solo, eight assists); four tackles for loss; two sacks; one quarterback hurry; four pass deflections; one forced fumble  Special Teams – six punt returns for 67 yards, one touchdown; two kickoff returns for 61 yards

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(2015) Donald Gray, WR, 5-9, 185, Copiah-Lincoln Community College (Wesson, Miss.)

Last Week: Gray did not play in a 50-47 loss to Jones County.

This Week: Itawamba Community College (5-0) at Co-Lin (4-1)

2013 Stats: Gray is sitting out this season with a redshirt.

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Gerri Green, ATH, 6-5, 215, Greenville-Weston (Greenville, Miss.)

Last Week: Green had 20 tackles (eight solo, 12 assists), three tackles for loss and one pass deflection in a 33-13 loss to Murrah.

This Week: Greenville-Weston (1-4) at Warren Central (3-2)

2013 Stats: Defense – 64 tackles (28 solo, 36 assists); five tackles for loss; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery; six pass deflections Offense – six carries for three yards; four catches for 50 yards, two touchdowns Special Teams – two kickoff returns for 12 yards

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Jordan Harris, OG, 6-5, 292, Stephenson (Stone Mountain, Ga.)

Last Week: Harris and the Jaguars won 35-7 over Southwest DeKalb

This Week: Stephenson (5-0) at Tucker (5-0)

2013 Stats: N/A

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Braxton Hoyett, DT, 6-3, 275, Pelham (Pelham, Ala.)

Last Week: Hoyett made 10 tackles (eight solo, two assists) and two quarterback hurries in a 49-40 win over Northridge.

This Week: Pelham (4-1) at Wetumpka (2-3)

2013 Stats: 30 tackles (19 solo, 11 assists); four tackles for loss; 11 quarterback hurries; three sacks; one fumble recovery

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Jocquell Johnson, OT, 6-6, 307, Copiah-Lincoln Community College (Wesson, Miss.)

Last Week: Johnson and the Wolfpack lost 50-47 to Jones County.

This Week: Itawamba Community College (5-0) at Co-Lin (4-1)

2013 Stats: N/A

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Dontavian Lee, RB, 6-1, 207, Forrest County Agricultural (Brooklyn, Miss.)

Last Week: Lee carried nine times for 182 yards and two touchdowns and caught one pass for a 20-yard touchdown in a 63-23 win over Mize.

This Week: Forrest County AHS (4-1) at Newton County (4-1)

2013 Stats: Offense – 78 carries for 708 yards, five touchdowns; four catches for 79 yards, two touchdowns; 0-of-1 passing Special teams – two kickoff returns for 49 yards

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Darrius Liggins, DE, 6-4, 230, Oxford (Oxford, Miss.)

Last Week: Liggins had 11 assisted tackles and two quarterback hurries in a 30-20 win over West Point.

This Week: Oxford (5-0) at Saltillo (5-1)

2013 Stats: Defense – 40 tackles (13 solo, 27 assists); six tackles for loss; two pass deflections; three sacks; one interception; two quarterback hurries

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(2016) Jonathan Pollock, LB, 6-0, 205, Dr. Phillips (Orlando, Fla.)

Last Week: Pollock had five tackles, one tackle for loss and a sack in a 51-14 win over University.

This Week: Dr. Phillips (5-0) at Boone (0-5)

2013 Stats: 36 tackles; seven tackles for loss; three sacks

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Norman Price, OT, 6-5, 308, Hinds Community College (Raymond, Miss.)

Last Week: Price and the Eagles won 48-14 over East Central.

This Week: Hinds (3-2) at Southwest Mississippi Community College (2-3)

2013 Stats: N/A

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Chris Rayford, CB, 6-1, 200, Byhalia (Byhalia, Miss.)

Last Week: Bye

This Week: Byhalia (1-3) at Rosa Fort (4-1)

2013 Stats: Defense – 15 tackles; one pass deflection Offense – nine carries for 143 yards, three touchdowns

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Elijah Staley, QB, 6-6, 231, Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.)

Last Week: Staley completed 5 of 9 passing for 41 yards in a 38-9 loss to Milton.

This Week: Staley has been dismissed from the team after a disagreement with head coach Mike Collins.

2013 Stats: 63-of-107 passing for 1,048 yards, 11 touchdowns, three interceptions; 17 carries for 174 yards, two touchdowns

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Aeris Williams, RB, 6-1, 205, West Point (West Point, Miss.)

Last Week: Williams carried 34 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns in a 30-20 loss to Oxford.

This Week: Clarksdale (2-2) at West Point (2-3)

2013 Stats: Offense – 146 carries for 821 yards, nine touchdowns; seven catches for 48 yards Special Teams – six kickoff returns for 99 yards

Paul Jones of Bulldawgs247.com contributed to this report

I have covered Mississippi State in some capacity since 2004 and joined the Daily Journal staff in 2013. I enjoy short walks on the beach, performing concerts in my car and watching professional wrestling.

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