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The Beginning of an Exciting Era

Zach Smith

Mississippi State head coach Sylvester Croom believes this year's recruiting class may be the best in his short history at MSU. There are highly recruited prospects that turned down the likes of Florida, Notre Dame, LSU, Alabama and Arkansas as well as players that were lightly recruited despite what the MSU coaches felt was their obvious talent.

Although there are several players that stand out among all the signees, four high schoolers that could, and probably will play next year are Caledonia High School offensive tackle Derek Sherrod (6-6.75, 310), Kemper County High School running back Marcus Green (6-2, 215), Okolona High School running back Robert Elliott (6-1, 200) and Fayette Ware High School cornerback Wade Bonner (5-10.5, 18...

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