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Kevin Dockery: No Longer a Diamond in the Rough

Kevin Dockery: No Longer a Diamond in the Rough

Most recruiting services barely had MSU starting cornerback Kevin Dockery on their radar screen when he was a senior in high school. However, he never doubted himself even back in the days when he was playing quarterback as a senior for Hernando (MS) High School and only had one scholarship offer, an offer from Mississippi State.

"I always looked at myself during the recruiting process as a diamond in the rough," said the 5-9, 187-pound senior. "I knew I was better than what most scouts and coaches were rating me as. I knew if I came in and worked hard, then everything would take care of itself." About to be a four-year starter, he sure proved that statement to be correct. And his counterpart on the opposite of the field...

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