CLCC Class of 2008 Prospects
2006 Juco All-State Selection Phillip Freeman
2006 Juco All-State Selection Phillip Freeman
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Posted Apr 11, 2007
Gene Swindoll


Copiah-Lincoln Community College (Wesson, MS) has several players receiving looks from four-year colleges.

  • Phillip Freeman (So., OT, 6-6, 290) - Played his high school ball at Wesson (MS) High School. As a freshman at CLCC, Phillip was a full-time starter who earned first-team All-State honors. Has the size and strength that colleges want in an offensive lineman. Should be a December, 2007 graduate. Has interest in Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Auburn and LSU. Has no offers at this time.

  • D.J. Shaw (So., DT, 6-2, 265) - D.J. played his high school ball at Franklin County High School in Meadville, MS. With his size and strength he should be an impact player for CLCC this coming season. Should be a May, 2008 graduate. Favors Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Memphis and LSU. Has no offers at this time.

  • Edward Prince (So., OT, 6-5, 275) - Prepped at East Oktibbeha High School in Crawford, MS. Has all the physical attributes that four-year college coaches are looking for in an offensive lineman. Should be a May, 2008 graduate. Currently favors LSU, Mississippi State and Ole Miss. He has no offers at this time.

  • Johnny Sanders (So., SS, 6-3, 200, 4.5) - Prepped at Hazlehurst (MS) High School. A full-time starter as a freshman at CLCC. A tackling-machine who has the size, speed and strength to be an impact player on the next level. Expects to graduate in May, 2008. Lists Florida, Mississippi State, LSU, Georgia and Alabama as his current favorites. Has no offers at this time.

  • Jonathan Massey (So., TE, 6-3, 255, 4.7) - Played his high school ball at Gautier (MS) High School. Signed with Vanderbilt out of high school. Transferred to Co-Lin CC this spring. Definitely has the size and speed that DI schools are looking for in a TE. Favors Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Southern Miss, Troy and Florida State. Has no offers at this time. Will be able to sign with a four-year school in December, 2007.

  • Marcus Udell (So., CB, 6-1, 195, 4.4) - Played for Godby High School in Tallahassee, FL. Signed with Alabama out of high school and is still interested in them, but he is also open to other schools. Schools he is interested in, in addition to Alabama, are LSU, West Virginia, Florida and Florida State. Had several offers out of high school.

  • Raven Gray (So., DE, 6-5, 256, 4.65) - Played his high school ball at Enterprise (AL) High School. Possibly the top defensive line prospect in the Mississippi junior college ranks. All-State and All-Region as a freshman starter for CLCC. Has the size, strength and speed to be an impact player on the next level. Signed with Auburn out of high school and is 100% solidly committed to them again.

  • Trey Hardaway (So., LB, 5-11, 222, 4.6) - Prepped at Bastrop (LA) High School in 2005 after transferring from Olive Branch (MS) High School. A full-time starter as a freshman at CLCC. Should be one of the best linebackers in the Mississippi junior college ranks. Favors Ole Miss, Auburn and West Virginia. Has no offers at this time.

  • Benji Maher (So., C, 6-1, 275) - Played for Jackson Academy in Jackson, MS. Since he has been at CLCC, he has been converted to the offensive line. He will be able to sign with a four-year school in December, 2007. Lists Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Southern Miss, Memphis, LSU and Alabama as his favorite schools. Currenly claims no offers.

  • Sa'Mel Washington (So., FS, 6-2, 205, 4.45) - Prepped at Natchez (MS) High School. Definitely has the necessary size and speed to play free safety on the collegiate level. Is expected to be a May, 2008 graduate. Favors LSU, Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss, Memphis, Southern Miss, Texas and North Texas. Claims no offers at this time.

  • DeArrion Wilbert (So., CB, 5-7, 170, 4.6) - Prepped at Hazlehurst (MS) High School. Makes up for his lack of height with his quickness and speed. Expects to graduate in May, 2008. Lists Mississippi State, Arkansas State, Alcorn State, Arkansas and Florida A&M as his favorite schools at this time. Claims no offers.

  • Victor Pickens (So., LB, 5-10, 202, 4.6) - Victor played his high school ball at Quitman (MS) High School. He has very good speed for the linebacker position. Victor expects to be a May, 2008 graduate. His favorites currently consist of Mississippi State, Iowa, Southern Miss and Ole Miss. As of now, he claims no offers.

  • Darron Dampier (So., DB, 5-11, 185, 4.4) - Darron played his high school ball at Mendenhall (MS) High School. He has the necessary size and speed to play any of the defensive back positions. He expects to be a May, 2008 graduate. Favors Southern Miss, Mississippi State, Jackson State, Ole Miss and Florida. Has no offers at this time.

  • Marlon Dixon (So., DB, 5-11, 194, 4.7) - Marlon played his high school ball at Brookhaven (MS) High School. As of now, he expects to be a May, 2008 graduate. He has good size and speed. He is currently interested in three in-state schools - Mississippi State, Southern Miss and Ole Miss. He claims no offers at this time.

  • Danny Pyles (So., LB, 6-1, 200, 4.8) - Played his high school ball at Copiah Academy in Gallman, MS. Danny definitely has the size to play the linebacker position. Will be able to sign with a four-year college in December, 2007. He currently lists Southern Miss, LSU and Ole Miss as his favorite schools. He currently claims no offers.

  • Kentrell Cleveland (So., RB, 5-9, 200, 4.5) - Kentrell prepped at Mendenhall (MS) High School. He has good weight and speed for the running back position. He expects to graduate in May of 2008. His favorites at this time are Mississippi State, LSU, Georgia and Ole Miss. Kentrell currently claims no offers.

  • Alpha Sanders (So., WR, 5-11, 180, 4.5) - Alpha played his high school football at Crystal Springs (MS) High School. He has exceptionally speed. As of now, he looks to be a May, 2008 graduate. His favorite schools are currently Mississippi State, Southern Miss, LSU, Ole Miss and Florida. He claims no offers at this time.

  • Jonte Marshall (So., CB, 5-9, 185, 4.5) - Jonte played his high school football at Franklin County High School in Meadville, Mississippi. He has very good speed for the cornerback position. Jonte currently lists four schools at the top of his list - Mississippi State, LSU, Georgia and Ole Miss. He claims no offers at this time.

  • Ryan Hester (So., DB, 6-0, 192, 4.4) - Played his high school ball at Clinton (MS) High School. Has the size and speed to play either wide receiver or defensive back, but will play defensive back for Co-Lin CC this coming season. Currently favors LSU, Southern Miss, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Memphis. Has no offers at this time.

  • William Davis (So., DE, 6-2.5, 242, 4.7) - William played his high school football in south Mississippi at Laurel (MS) High School. He has the size and speed to make an impact for CLCC this year. He is working toward graduating in December, 2007. Favors Southern Miss, Clemson, LSU, Florida State and Miami. Currently claims no offers.

  • Ramardo Thomas (So., OG, 6-3, 300) - Ramardo played his prep football at Natchez (MS) High School. He has the necessary size to play guard on the next level. He is working toward graduating in December, 2007. He currently favors four schools - Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech and Mississippi State. He claims no offers at this time.

  • Anthony Barnes (So., DE, 6-5, 240) - Anthony played his high school football at Hazlehurst (MS) High School. He did not play football at Co-Lin CC last season. He has the size to play defensive line. He expects to be a May, 2008 graduate. Has interest in Mississippi State, Alcorn State, Alabama and Auburn. Has no offers at this time.

  • James Flowers (So., DT, 6-2, 299) - Prepped at Forest Hill High School in Jackson, MS. Signed with Alcorn State out of high school. Transferred to Co-Lin CC in the spring of 2005, but is just coming out for football. He expects to be a May, 2008 graduate. He currently favors Southern Miss, Ole Miss and Auburn. Claims no offers at this time.

  • Zabran Taylor (So., DB, 6-3, 208, 4.6) - Zabran played his prep football at Brandon (MS) High School. He did not play football last season at Co-Lin CC. He has good height and weight for the safety position. He currently favors Southern Miss, Mississippi State, LSU, Georgia and Marshall. He claims no offers at this time.

    Up next is East Mississippi Community College.


    Gene Swindoll is the publisher of the Dawgs' Bite, Powered by GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on Scout.com sports network. You can contact him by emailing swindoll@genespage.com.

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