Bulldogs land four in-state commitments

Odom

Odom

The excitement of Super Bulldog Weekend spilled over to the recruiting trail as Mississippi State reeled in four in-state commitments Saturday.

Three-star prospects Aaron Odom, Austin Williams and Paul Gainer were added to the 2017 class while four-star Malik Heath joined the fold for 2018.

Odom is a 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end from Callaway who chose the Bulldogs over offers from Alabama, Florida State, Indiana, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Ole Miss and Southern Miss. He is rated as the No. 9 prospect in

Williams

Williams

Mississippi having made 124 tackles, 28 for loss, 18 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a junior.

Williams is a 6-foot-3, 202-pound wide receiver from Ocean Springs who picked MSU over a dozen other offers. He is the No. 24 prospect in the State having made 56 catches for 928 yards and seven touchdowns last season.

Gainer is a 6-foot-4, 275-pound offensive tackle from Gauiter who committed to the Bulldogs over offers from Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss and UT-San Antonio. He is rated Mississippi’s 25th best recruit.

Gainer

Gainer

Heath is a 6-foot-3, 194-pound receiver, also from Callaway, that caught 10 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown as a sophomore. He is the No. 5 prospect in Mississippi choosing State over early offer from Louisville, Miami and Ole Miss.

Read more about State’s latest commitments on Bulldawgs247.com by clicking the links below…

Odom talks ‘perfect fit’ with MSU

Williams talks Bulldog decision

Heath

Heath

Gainer goes public with MSU decision

Heath talks Mississippi State decision

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