Following the future at MSU

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

The Bulldogs currently have 18 verbal commitments and their 2016 class is rated 48th nationally by 247Sports.com.

2016 Commitments

tre brownTre Brown

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 265

School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln Community College/ Ackerman

This week: Season complete (5-4)

2015 stats: 27 tackles (20 solo, seven assists); two pass deflections; two tackles for loss; one forced fumble

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korey charles 2Korey Charles

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 5-11, 173

School/ Hometown: North Florida Christian/ Tallahassee, Fla.

This week: Season complete (7-5) Class 2A Regional Finals

2015 stats: Rushing – 123 carries for 1,014 yards, eight touchdowns; Receiving – 37 catches for 447 yards, five touchdowns

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cameron dantzler 2Cameron Dantzler

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 6-2, 170

School/ Hometown: St. Thomas Aquinas/ Hammond, La.

This week: Season complete (12-1)  Division III Semifinals

2015 stats: Passing – 68 of 155 for 1,336yards, 11 touchdowns, three interceptions Rushing – 179 carries for 1,902 yards, 26 touchdowns, one two-point conversion Defense – two interceptions – one returned for a touchdown Punt return: one return for 56 yards, one touchdown

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lashard durrLashard Durr

Position: Cornerback

Height/ Weight: 6-0, 180

School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln Community College/ Gulfport

This week: Season complete (5-4) 

2015 stats: Defense – 32 tackles (28 solo, two assists); 11 pass deflections; two tackles for loss; one sack; one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown Kickoff return – 10 returns for 288 yards

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greg eiland 2Greg Eiland

Position: Offensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-7, 320

School/ Hometown: Philadelphia/ Philadelphia

This week: Season complete (6-6) first round of Class 3A playoffs

2015 stats: Defense – 12 tackles (nine solo, three assists), two tackles for loss, one forced fumble

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dontea jones 2Dontea Jones

Position: Tight end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 260

School/ Hometown: Jireh Prep [N.C.]/ Louisville, Miss.

This week: Season complete

2015 stats: Not available

 

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c.j. morgan-walker 2C.J. Morgan-Walker

Position: Cornerback

Height/ Weight: 5-11, 187

School/ Hometown: Parkway/ Bossier City, La.

Last week: Morgan-Walker carried 13 times for 72 yards and caught six passes for 88 yards and one touchdown. He also returned two kickoffs for 21 yards in a 41-27 loss at Zachary in the Class 5A Semi-Finals.

This week: Season complete (11-2) Class 5A Semi-Finals

2015 stats: Rushing – 97 carries for 614 yards, 10 touchdowns Receiving – 39 catches for 749 yards, nine touchdowns Defense – six tackles; one tackle for loss, one interception returned for a touchdown Kickoff return – 10 returns for 359 yards, two touchdowns

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nero nelsonNero Nelson

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 6-0, 170

School/ Hometown: Simmons/ Hollandale

Last week: Nelson carried 10 times for 49 yards and caught six passes for 70 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, he made three tackles and also returned a kickoff for 20 yards in a 25-9 win over Resurrection Catholic in the Class 1A State Championship.

This week: Season complete (12-0)  Class 1A State Champions

2015 stats: Rushing – 62 carries for 979 yards, 19 touchdowns Receiving – 25 catches for 572 yards, nine touchdowns, one two-point conversion Defense – 34 tackles; two pass deflections; one forced fumble, five interceptions – two returned for a touchdowns Kickoff return – seven returns for 338 yards, three touchdowns Punt return – three returns for 96 yards, one touchdown

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DAREUAN PARKER 2Dareuan Parker

Position: Offensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-5, 320

School/ Hometown: DeSoto Central/ Southaven

This week: Season complete (6-6)

2015 stats: N/A

 

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drelan porter mugDrelan Porter

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-4, 210

School/ Hometown: South Panola/ Batesville

This week: Season complete (11-1) First round of Class 6A playoffs

2015 stats: Defense – 64 tackles (52 solo, 12 assists), 20 tackles for loss, eight sacks, one pass deflection, one forced fumble; one blocked field goal; two blocked punts Punt return: one return for 19 yards

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christian roberson 2Christian Roberson

Position: Tight end

Height/ Weight: 6-6, 230

School/ Hometown: McEachern/ Powder Springs, Ga.

This week: Season Complete (10-2) second round of Class AAAAAA playoffs.

2015 stats: Receiving – 26 catches for 355 yards, four touchdowns

 

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marquiss spencerMarquiss Spencer

Position: Defensive end

Height/ Weight: 6-5, 228

School/ Hometown: Greenwood/ Greenwood

This week: Season complete (12-2) Class 4A Semi-Finals

2015 stats: Passing – 2 of 2 passes for 108 yards, one touchdown Receiving – three catches for 76 yards, one touchdown Defense – 134 tackles (78 solo, 56 assists), 21 tackles for loss, 20 sacks, one pass deflection, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one blocked field goal, one interception returned for a touchdown Kickoffs – 52 kickoffs for 2,358 yards (45.3 avg.), five touchbacks Punting – 30 punts for 1,231 yards (41 avg.), long 64 yards, 11 inside 20 yard line Punt return – one return for 18 yards Extra Points – 17 of 36 

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jordan thomasJordan Thomas

Position: Tight end

Height/ Weight: 6-6, 275

School/ Hometown: East Central Community College/ Sumrall

Last week: Thomas and the Warriors defeated Kilgore (Texas) College 35-21 in the Heart of Texas Bowl.

This week: Season complete (8-3) Heart of Texas Bowl Champions

2015 stats: Receiving – 18 catches for 226 yards, four touchdowns

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erroll thompsonErroll Thompson

Position: Linebacker

Height/ Weight: 6-2, 250

School/ Hometown: Florence/ Florence, Ala.

This week: Season complete (4-6) 

2015 stats: Defense – 101 tackles (45 solo, 56 assists), 18.5 tackles for loss, 10 quarterback hurries, two sacks, one pass breakup

2017 Commitments

tommy championTommy Champion

Position: Offensive tackle

Height/ Weight: 6-5, 320

School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln Community College/ Jackson

This week: Season complete (5-4)

2015 stats: N/A

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emanuel dabneyEmanuel Dabney

Position: Cornerback

Height/ Weight: 6-1, 170

School/ Hometown: Callaway/ Jackson

This week: Season complete (5-7)

2015 stats: Defense – 37 tackles (8 solo, 29 assists), two tackles for loss, one quarterback hurry, seven pass deflections, two fumble recoveries, one blocked field goal, three interceptions – one returned for a touchdown Punt return – one return for four yards 

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cam myersCam Myers

Position: Athlete

Height/ Weight: 6-0, 180

School/ Hometown: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College/ Hattiesburg

This week: Season complete (7-3)

2015 stats: Defense – 13 tackles (eight solo, five assists); one interception; one pass deflection

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ravian pierceRavian Pierce

Position: Tight end

Height/ Weight: 6-3, 224

School/ Hometown: Southwest Mississippi Community College/ Plantation, Fla.

This week: Season complete (3-6)

2015 stats: Rushing – two carries for one yard Receiving – 27 catches for 307 yards, three touchdowns Kickoff returns – five returns for 133 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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