January 28, 2007

One last step for Jones

Springdale, Ark., linebacker Jamie Jones had a lot of schools eyeing him early on, but his academic status forced many to shy away. Mississippi State stayed on him, but in the mean time, they begin to fill up as well. He finally made the grade, so now a dilemma has arisen. How will the parties involved handle things?

Jones took a visit to Starkville over the weekend, and discussed the situation with the coaches.

"I still have the offer, but they are talking about me being a grayshirt," he said. "It sounds good to me. I got to talk to my parents about it. They'll (the MSU coaches) be back up this Thursday to come to my house to see my parents and talk to my parents about it.

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