Mississippi State lost a key member of its 2016 recruiting class when four-star defensive tackle Briston Guidry decided to reopen his recruitment.
The 6-foot-2, 265-pounder from Metarie, La., had been committed to the Bulldogs since June 4.
Guidry made 77 tackles as a junior for Archbishop Rummel including 9.5 for loss, 7.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one safety and blocked a field goal.
Guidry also holds offers from Arkansas, Louisville, Ole Miss, Southern Miss and Tennessee. He is rated the No. 20 defensive tackle for 2016 by 247Sports.com
MSU now has nine commitments for 2016 and its class is rated No. 5 nationally.