March 6, 2007

North Miss. DE raising eyebrows

In the ever-changing landscape of North Mississippi, new schools are popping up left and right and one of the newer football programs to make their mark is Desoto Central. Although relatively new to the scene, college recruiters know all about it, thanks primarily to one player. Defensive end Devin Jones already has one offer in hand, with several other schools watching closely. Who is in the mix?

"I see him as a rush end, defensive end," began Desoto Central coach Chris Purnell. "That is where most people are recruiting him. People that are in on him real hard right now are Mississippi State, Auburn, Alabama, Oklahoma, Miami, those are the main ones. Ole Miss has tried a lot lately to get in on him. Mississippi State has already sent a written offer and that is the only written one so far.

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