Final stats for MSU commitments

Each week the Daily Journal will preview the weekly games of Mississippi State’s current commitments.

The Bulldogs currently have 37 verbal commitments and their 2015 class is rated 15th nationally by 247Sports.com.

2015 Commitments

fletcher adamsFletcher Adams

Position: Defensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 260

Hometown/ School: Brandon/ Brandon

Last week: Adams made eight tackles (four solo, four assists), two tackles for loss, five quarterback hurries and recovered a fumble in a 36-35 loss to Oak Grove in the Class 6A South State Championship.

This week:  Season complete (12-2) Class 6A South State runner-up.

2014 stats: Receiving – two catches for 23 yards, two touchdowns Defense125 tackles, 25 tackles for loss, 26 quarterback hurries, nine sacks, two pass deflections, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries – one for a touchdown.

jonathan calvin 2Johnathan Calvin

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 264

Hometown/ School: Jackson/ Copiah-Lincoln Community College

This week: Season complete (8-3) MACJC runner-up

2014 stats: 51 tackles (33 solo, 18 assists) , eight tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, one safety, two forced fumbles, two quarterback hurries

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tommy championTommy Champion

Position: Offensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-5, 285

Hometown/ School: Jackson/ Callaway

This week: Season complete (5-8) first round of Class 5A Playoffs

2014 stats: None

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2014 NFTC BirminghamMalik Dear

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 5-9, 210

Hometown/ School: Jackson/ Murrah

This week: Season Complete (6-6)

2014 stats: Rushing –  122 attempts for 863 yards, 15 touchdowns Passing – 9-of-18 for 245 yards, three touchdowns Receiving – 14 catches for 239 yards, five touchdowns Kickoff return – two returns for 45 yards Punt return – five returns for 200 yards, two touchdowns

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nick gibson 2Nick Gibson

Position: Running back

Height/ Weight: 5-11, 197

Hometown/ School: Pinson, Ala./ Pinson Valley

This week: Season Complete (5-6) first round of Class 6A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Rushing – 225 attempts for 1,302 yards, 15 touchdowns Receiving – six catches for 62 yards, one touchdown Kickoff return – one return for 80 yards, one touchdown

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donald grayDonald Gray

Position: Wide receiver

Height/ Weight: 5-9, 185

Hometown/ School: Memphis, Tenn./ Copiah-Lincoln (Miss.) Community College

This week: Season complete (8-3) MACJC runner-up

2014 stats: Receiving – 55 catches for 989 yards, 10 touchdowns Rushing – one carry for minus-5 yards Punt returns – 20 returns for 419 yards, three touchdowns Tackles: one solo tackle

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farrod greenFarrod Green

Position: Tight end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 223

Hometown/ School: Wesson/ Wesson

This week: Season Complete (4-8) first round of Class 3A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Receiving – 29 catches for 490 yards, eight touchdowns Rushing – 16 carries for 65 yards, one touchdown Passing – 0 of 1, one interception Defense – seven tackles, one interception, one fumble recovery Kickoff returns –  six returns for 258 yards, one touchdown

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justin johnsonJustin Johnson

Position: Wide receiver

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 205

Hometown/ School: Birmingham, Ala./ Hoover

Last week: Johnson had one catch for eight yards in a 35-21 win over Prattville in the Class 7A State Championship game.

This week: Season complete (12-2) Class 7A State Champion

2014 stats: Receiving – 22 catches for 297 yards, two touchdowns

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dontea jones 2Dontea Jones

Position: Wide receiver

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 220

Hometown/ School: Louisville/ Louisville

This week: Season complete (9-5) in third round of Class 3A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Receiving – 34 catches for 535 yards, two touchdowns

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kendell jones 2Kendell Jones

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 240

Hometown/ School: Pinson, Ala./ Clay-Chalkville

Last week: Jones had seven tackles (five solo, two assists) and two tackles for loss in a 36-31 win over Saraland in the Class 6A state championship game.

This week: Season complete (15-0) Class 6A state champions

2014 stats: Defense – 77 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss, one fumble recovery, 5.5 sacks

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keith josephKeith Joseph Jr.

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 235

Hometown/ School: Pascagoula/ Pascagoula

This week: Season complete (9-3) in the second round of the Class 5A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Defense – 75 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, seven sacks, four pass deflections, nine quarterback hurries

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traver jungTraver Jung

Position: Linebacker

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 215

Hometown/ School: Greenville/ Holmes Community College

This week: Season complete (4-5)

2014 stats: Receiving – one catch for 19 yards Defense – 34 tackles (21 solo, 13 assists), three tackles for loss, three sacks, two interceptions, six pass break-ups, one fumble recovery, two blocked kicks

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2014 NFTC BirminghamMark McLaurin

Position: Safety

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 200

Hometown/ School: Collins/ Collins

Last week: McLaurin caught four passes for 43 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, he made six tackles (five solo, one assist), one tackle for loss and three pass deflections. He also returned two kickoffs for 69 yards in a 28-20 overtime win against Charleston in the Class 3A state championship.

This week: Season complete (14-2) Class 3A State Champions

2014 stats: Rushing – two carries for seven yards, one touchdown Receiving – 36 catches for 704 yards, eight touchdowns, one two-point conversion Defense – 48 tackles, 13 pass deflections, seven interceptions, three tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries for two touchdowns Kickoff returns – five returns for 248 yards, one touchdown Punt returns – three returns for 174 yards, one touchdown

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darrien mcnair 2Darrien McNair

Position: Safety

Height/ Weight: 6-2, 223

Hometown/ School: Ocala, Fla./ Trinity Catholic

This week: Season complete (9-2) in the Class 3A Regional Finals

2014 stats: Rushing – four carries for 23 yards and two touchdowns Defense90 tackles (61 solo, 29 assists), 10 tackles for loss, two sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries – one returned for touchdown, four pass deflections, four interceptions – one returned for touchdown.

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keith mixonKeith Mixon

Position: Running back

Height/ Weight: 5-10, 165

Hometown/ School: Birmingham, Ala./ Shades Valley

This week: Season complete (8-3) second round of Class 6A Playoffs

2014 stats: Rushing – 133 carries for 1,085 yards, 15 touchdowns Receiving – 63 catches for 1,118 yards, 13 touchdowns Kickoff returns – one return for 99 yards, one touchdown

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harrison moon 2Harrison Moon

Position: Offensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-5, 260

Hometown/ School: Signal Mountain, Tenn./ Signal Mountain

This week: Season complete (9-2) second round of the Class 4A Playoffs.

2014 stats: None

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anfernee mullinsAnfernee Mullins

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 232

Hometown/ School: Aliceville, Ala./ Aliceville

This week: Season Complete (9-2), first round of the Class 3A Playoffs.

2014 stats: 62 tackles (30 solo, 32 assists), 27 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, one pass deflection, one forced fumble, one fumble receovery

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alec murphyAlec Murphy

Position: Running back

Height/ Weight: 6-1, 222

Hometown/ School: Nixa, Mo./ Nixa

This week: Season complete (9-5) Class 5 State Runner-up

2014 stats: Rushing – 166 carries for 867 yards, 12 touchdowns Receiving – three catches for 33 yards

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cameron myers 2Cameron Myers

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 6-2, 185

Hometown/ School: Hattiesburg/ Oak Grove

Last week: Myers completed 14 of 32 passes for 239 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions. He also carried 24 times for 54 yards and another score in a 27-21 overtime loss to South Panola in the Class 6A state championship game.

This week: Season complete (13-2) Class 6A runner-up.

2014 stats: Passing – 141-of-293 for 2,709 yards, 28 touchdowns, 14 interceptions Rushing – 155 carries for 720 yards, 10 touchdowns Receiving – two catches for 47 yards Defense – one interception

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jamal peters 3Jamal Peters

Position: Safety

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 200

Hometown/ School: Bassfield/ Bassfield

Last week: Peters carried six times for 109 yards and one touchdown and caught two passes for 21 yards. Defensively, he made five tackles (one solo, four assists), a half-tackle for loss and a half-sack in a 60-35 win over Calhoun City in the Class 2A state championship game.

This week: Season complete (14-2) Class 2A State Champions

2014 stats: Rushing – 21 carries for 239 yards, three touchdowns Receiving 28 catches for 581 yards, six touchdowns Defense 60 tackles (32 solo, 28 assists), one forced fumble, 4.5 tackles for loss, five interceptions, 13 pass deflections, 0.5 sack Punt returns – two returns for 40 yards, one touchdown

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maurice smithermanMaurice Smitherman

Position: Cornerback

Height/ Weight: 5-9, 178

Hometown/ School: Adamsville, Ala./ Minor

This week: Season Complete (7-4) first round of the Class 6A Playoffs

2014 stats: Defense – 40 tackles (25 solo, 15 assists), six tackles for loss, four interceptions, 11 pass breakups, one forced fumble, one field goal block Kickoff returns – six returns for 185 yards, one touchdown Punt returns – three returns for 72 yards 

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2014 NFTC BirminghamJonnas Spivey

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 6-0, 180

Hometown/ School: Bay Springs/ Bay Springs

This week: Season complete (8-5) second round of the Class 2A Playoffs

2014 stats: Passing – 81-of-124 passing for 1,443 yards, 16 touchdowns, nine interceptions Rushing – 137 attempts for 1,010 yards, 14 touchdowns, four two-point conversions Receiving – two catches for 27 yards Defense – 25 tackles, one pass deflection, one fumble recovery, nine interceptions – three returned for touchdowns Kickoff return – one return for 75 yards, one touchdown Punt return – one return for 10 yards

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chris stampsChris Stamps

Position: Cornerback

Height/ Weight: 6-1, 170

Hometown/ School: Vicksburg/ Warren Central

This week: Season complete (9-3) first round of the Class 6A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Receiving – 32 catches for 404 yards, four touchdowns Defense – 26 tackles (14 solo, 12 assists), seven pass deflections, three interceptions, one blocked field goal Punt returns – two returns for 31 yards

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deddrick thomas 2Deddrick Thomas

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 5-9, 170

Hometown/ School: Memphis, Tenn./ Memphis Central

This week: Season Complete (7-4) first round of the Class 6A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Passing – 27-of-58 for 451 yards, five touchdowns Rushing – 71 carries for 621 yards, eight touchdowns Receiving – five catches for 56 yards, two touchdowns Defense – one interception Kickoff return – one return for 70 yards, one touchdown

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kentavious thomasKentavious Thomas

Position: Running back

Height/ Weight: 5-11, 205

Hometown/ School: Milledgeville, Ga./ Baldwin

This week: Season complete (7-5) second round of the Class AAAA Playoffs.

2014 stats: Rushing – 230 carries for 1,399 yards, 19 touchdowns, one two-point conversion Receiving – 11 catches for 90 yards

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nick tiano 2Nick Tiano

Position: Quarterback

Height/ Weight: 6-5, 230

Hometown/ School: Chattanooga, Tenn./ Baylor School

This week: Season complete (9-5) semifinals of the Division II, Class AA Playoffs.

2014 stats: Passing – 137-of-224 passing for 2,096 yards, 16 touchdowns, three interceptions Rushing – 136 carries for 723 yards, eight touchdowns

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timothy washingtonTimothy Washington

Position: Linebacker

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 200

Hometown/ School: Yazoo City/ Yazoo City

This week: Season complete (2-5)

2014 stats: Receiving – three catches for 76 yards, one touchdown Defense49 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, six sacks, five quarterback hurries, one pass deflection Special teams – one blocked punt Punt returns – one return for 10 yards

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darryl williamsDarryl Williams

Position: Center/ guard

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 304

Hometown/ School: Bessemer, Ala./ Bessemer City

This week: Season Complete (5-6) first round of the Class 6A Playoffs

2014 stats: None

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2016 Commitments

deshon cooperDeshon Cooper

Position: Linebacker

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 220

Hometown/ School: Decatur, Ga./ Copiah-Lincoln Community College

This week: Season complete (8-3) MACJC runner-up

2014 stats: Defense – 11 tackles (eight solo, three assists), one tackle for loss, one sack

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lashard durrLashard Durr

Position: Cornerback

Height/ Weight: 5-11, 180

Hometown/ School: Gulfport/ Copiah-Lincoln Community College

This week: Season complete (8-3) MACJC runner-up

2014 stats: Defense – 25 tackles,  two interceptions, 10 pass breakups Kickoff returns – 10 returns for 204 yards

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briston guidry 2Briston Guidry

Position: Defensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-2, 265

Hometown/ School: Metarie, La. / Archbishop Rummel

This week: Season complete (11-1) in the Division I semifinals

2014 stats: Defense – 77 tackles (47 solo, 30 assists), 7.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles for loss, one safety, one forced fumble, one blocked field goal

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zaire jonesZaire Jones

Position: Safety

Height/ Weight: 6-1, 190

Hometown/ School: Meridian/ Meridian

This week: Season complete (7-4) first round of the Class 6A Playoffs.

2014 stats: Defense – 41 tackles (21 solo, 20 assists), two tackles for loss, one interception, five pass deflections

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quincy lentonQuincy Lenton

Position: Safety

Height/ Weight: 6-1, 190

Hometown/ School: Meridian/ Meridian

This week: Season complete (7-5) first round of the Class 6A Playoffs

2014 stats: Rushing – two carries for 15 yards Receiving – six catches for 96 yards, three touchdowns Defense – 22 tackles (13 solo, nine assists), one interception, one pass deflection, one forced fumble, one safety Kickoff returns – 13 returns for 316 yards Punt returns – two returns for 30 yards

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dee nallsDee Nalls

Position: Offensive guard

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 290

Hometown/ School: Fayette, Ala./ Fayette County

This week: Season complete (9-4) quarterfinals of the Class 4A Playoffs

2014 stats: None

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caleb tillmanCaleb Tillman

Position: Defensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 265

Hometown/ School: Dothan, Ala./ Northview

This week: Season complete (7-5)

2014 stats: 47 tackles (31 solo, 16 assists), 11 tackles for loss, five sacks, two forced fumbles, two blocked punts

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tre turnerTre Turner

Position: Running back

Height/ Weight: 5-10, 193

Hometown/ School: New Orleans, La./ Holy Cross

This week: Season complete (5-6) first round of the Division I Playoffs.

2014 stats: Passing – 2 of 2 for 35 yards Rushing – 168 carries for 858 yards, nine touchdowns Receiving – three catches for 30 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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