Yesterday the Egg Bowl internet broke out into discussion over the potential moving of the game back to Thanksgiving day after Ole Miss AD Ross Bjork went on the Paul Finebaum Show. Bjork said that moving the game was a possibility and he and MSU AD Scott Stricklin were in talks. Nothing is set in stone but Bjork’s comments were enough to test the waters and gauge fan reaction.
We have no entered the post-spring practice time period where all the analyst and sites crank up their content chock full of predictions and hot takes. For Mississippi State fans it often feels like a bad version of Back to the Future where the Deloreon takes you back to a repetitive, irritating moment. A groundhog’s day of downfall predictions for Mullen and MSU football come fall. Seven years in the books and it hasn’t happened yet.
It’s time to dive in and rank the top prospects for Mississippi in 2016. There is plenty of debate here and my list will surely be different than those of Scout, 247, Rivals, ESPN, Varisty Preps, and the Clarion Ledger. I went over as much film as there is publicly available and spoke with those in the recruiting and evaluation realm. All my information gathering has led to what I think to be a quality list that is as credible as any other list.
Its time to look at the 2016 group of linebackers Mississippi preps has to offer.
Now let’s take a look at the last line of defense, the safety position.