Bulldogs land sack specialist

Greenwood defensive end Marquiss Spencer committed to Mississippi State on Monday. (Photo courtesy of 247Sports.com)

Greenwood defensive end Marquiss Spencer committed to Mississippi State on Monday. (Photo courtesy of 247Sports.com)

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen stated after the Egg Bowl that his staff would immediately hit the road recruiting.

That effort is already reaping rewards as Greenwood three-star defensive end Marquiss Spencer committed to the Bulldogs on Monday.

The 6-foot-5, 228-pounder chose MSU over an offer from Southern Miss and is ranked the No. 25 weakside defensive end in the country and 11th-best prospect in Mississippi by 247Sports.com.

As a senior, Spencer made 134 tackles, 21 for loss, 20 sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, a blocked field goal and a 38-yard interception returned for a touchdown.

Spencer had 45 sacks over the last two seasons.

The Bulldogs currently have 16 commitments for 2016 and their class is ranked 34th nationally.

For more on Spencer’s commitment, check out Paul Jones‘ story on Bulldawgs247.com by clicking the link HERE.

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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