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Mississippi: The Running Backs

West Point's Aeris Williams

The state of Mississippi has a rich history when it comes to producing college level running back prospects. Walter Payton, Deuce McAllister, Jerious Norwood and current San Francisco 49er Anthony Dixon are all products of Mississippi High School programs. A new crop of talented runners are ready to add to their home state's legacy.

The southeast is loaded with quality running back prospects for the 2014 signing class. The state of Mississippi will be a part of that strong crop and have a few backs sign with BCS conference schools next February. Forrest County AHS star Dontavian Lee has been highly thought of over the course of the last two seasons, but his junior campaign proved that he has the potential to be an every... Recommended Stories

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