September 16, 2010

McKinney makes 16 for MSU

Rosa Fort's Benardrick McKinney already knew where he wanted to go to school so when the offer came Thursday morning he jumped on it.

The 6-foot-4, 208-pound athlete gave his commitment to Mississippi State just hours after receiving it becoming the Bulldogs 16th commitment for 2011.

"I was in the gym this morning with my coach and he was on the phone with Coach Melvin Smith," McKinney said. "I got on the phone with Coach Smith and he told me the good news that they wanted to offer me a four-year scholarship. He told me to talk it over with my family and call him back tonight."

McKinney spoke with Smith again tonight and gave him his pledge and would speak with Dan Mullen soon after.

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