Collins’ McLaurin commits to MSU

Mark McLaurin is Mississippi State's 26th commitment for 2015. (Photo Courtesy of

Mark McLaurin is Mississippi State’s 26th commitment for 2015. (Photo Courtesy of

Mississippi State made headlines by adding eight commitments last Friday.

The Bulldogs added another name to his 2015 class on Thursday as Collins safety Mark McLaurin became the 26th commitment.

The three-star prospect chose MSU over offers from Alcorn State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Ole Miss and Southern Miss.

McLauren is considered the No. 41 safety in the nation by and the 16th best prospect in Mississippi.

The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder totaled nearly 3,000 yards as a junior quarterback last season leading Collins to a 9-4 record and into the second round of the Class 3A Playoffs.

MSU’s 2015 class is now ranked 10th nationally by

For more on McLaurin’s commitment, check out Paul Jones’ story on by clicking the link here.



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