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FWtCT Football Recruiting Hot Board: Class of 2018

Follow along the recruiting cycle to see who Mississippi State is looking to add to their 2018 recruiting class with all the data, rankings, and film in one place.

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Malik Heath

Hometown (High School): Jackson, MS (Callaway)
Position: WR
Size: 6-3, 205
247Composite Ranking: 4-Star, 198 overall
Primary Recruiter: Greg Knox

Nero Nelson

Hometown (JUCO): Hollandale, MS (Co-Lin C.C.)
Position: WR
Size: 6-0, 180
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star, 12th best JUCO prospect
Primary Recruiter: Terrell Buckley

Esaias Furdge

Hometown (High School): Clarksdale, MS (Clarksdale)
Position: CB
Size: 6-0, 185
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Primary Recruiter: Terrell Buckley

Kwatrivous Johnson

Hometown (High School): Greenwood, MS (Greenwood)
Position: OT
Size: 6-7, 361
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Primary Recruiter: John Hevesey

Cameron Gardner

Hometown (High School): Starkville, MS (Starkville)
Position: TE
Size: 6-4, 215
247Sports Ranking: N/A (as of 3/25)
Primary Recruiter: D.J. Looney

Evan McPherson

Hometown (High School): Fort Payne, AL (Fort Payne School)
Position: Kicker
Size: 6-0, 165
Kohl’s Kicking Rating: 5-Star, top ranked kicker
Primary Recruiter: Chris Boniol

Jett Johnson

Hometown (High School): Tupelo, MS (Tupelo)
Position: LB
Size: 6-3, 215
247Sports Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Louisville, Ole Miss, Memphis, Mississippi State

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Marcus Murphy

Hometown (High School): West Point, MS (West Point)
Position: ATH
Size: 6-1, 190
247Composite Ranking: 4-Star, 314 overall
Top 5: Louisville, Michigan, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Tennessee

Jalen Mayden

Hometown (High School): Sachse, Texas (Sachse)
Position: QB
Size: 6-2, 215
247Composite Ranking: 4-Star, 212 overall
Offers: Baylor, Georgia, Houston, Louisville, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Brett Elliott

Gerry Bohanon

Hometown (High School): Earle, AR (Earle)
Position: QB
Size: 6-4, 215
247Composite Ranking: 4-Star, 244 overall
Offers: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Ole Miss, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Brett Elliott

Devonta Jason

Hometown (High School): New Orleans, LA (Landry-Walker)
Position: WR
Size: 6-2, 211
247Composite Ranking: 4-Star, 97 overall
Offers: Alabama, Arkansas, LSU, Kansas (commit), Mississippi State

Shedrick Jackson

Hometown (High School): Hoover, AL (Hoover)
Position: WR
Size: 6-1, 195
247Sports Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Arkansas State, Memphis, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Billy Gonzales

Jammal Houston

Hometown (High School): Marrero, LA (John Ehret)
Position: WR
Size: 6-2, 180
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Arizona State, Arkansas, LSU, Mississippi State, Tenneesee
Primary Recruiter: Greg Knox

Jaden Crumedy

Hometown (High School): Hattiesburg, MS (Oak Grove)
Position: DE
Size: 6-5, 230
247Sports Ranking: 4-Star, 201 overall
Offers: Ole Miss, Memphis, Mississippi State

Nik Hogan

Hometown (High School): Flowood, MS (Northwest Rankin)
Position: TE/OL
Size: 6-5, 265
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Lousiana Lafayette, Mississippi State, Southern Miss
Primary Recruiter: Greg Knox

Emmit Gooden

Hometown (High School): Haywood, TN (Independence Community College)
Position: DT
Size: 6-4, 310
247Sports Ranking: 3-Star, 7th overall JUCO prospect
Offers: Georgia, Louisville, Mississippi State, Missouri

*Younger brother of Jarvis Varnado

Jarveon Howard

Hometown (High School): Columbia, MS (East Marion)
Position: RB
Size: 5-10, 202
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Arkansas State, Memphis, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Greg Knox

James Williams

Hometown (High School): Jackson, MS (Callaway)
Position: DE
Size: 6-5, 265
247Sports Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Alabama, Georgia, Louisville, LSU, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Greg Knox

C.J. Bolar

Hometown (High School): Purvis, MS (Purvis)
Position: WR
Size: 6-2, 186
247Sports Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Louisville, Mississippi State, Tennessee
Primary Recruiter: D.J. Looney

Kameron Stutts

Hometown (High School): Killen, AL (Brooks School)
Position: OT
Size: 6-4, 329
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Auburn, Duke, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri

Jermone Carvin

Hometown (High School): Cordova, TN (Cordova)
Position: OT/OG
Size: 6-4, 325
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Auburn, Kentucky, Louisville, Mississippi State, Tennessee
Primary Recruiter: Billy Gonzales

Jeffery Johnson

Hometown (High School): Brookhaven, MS (Brookhaven)
Position: DT
Size: 6-3, 312
247Sports Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Ole Miss, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Brian Baker

Jalen Cunningham

Hometown (High School): Odenville, AL (Saint Clair County School)
Position: DT
Size: 6-4, 330
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Alabama, Georgia, Houston, Ole Miss, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Billy Gonzales

Deuntra Hyman

Hometown (High School): Meridian, MS (Meridian)
Position: DE/OLB
Size: 6-2, 225
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Kansas, Kentucky, Memphis, Mississippi State, Ole Miss
Primary Recruiter: Brian Baker

David Reese

Hometown (High School): Fort Pierce, FL (Fort Pierce Central)
Position: OLB
Size: 6-2, 213
247Sports Ranking: 4-Star
Offers: Georgia, Florida, Florida State, Louisville, Mississippi State
Primary Recruiter: Terrell Buckley

Jaylon Reed

Hometown (High School): Olive Branch, MS (Olive Branch)
Position: DB
Size: 6-1, 170
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Georgia, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Tennessee
Primary Recruiter: Billy Gonzales

A.J. Carter

Hometown (High School): Many, La. (Many)
Position: RB
Size: 6-0, 220
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Offers: Arizona State, Kansas, Kansas State, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt
Primary Recruiter: Joh Hevesy

Jemaurian Jones

(Decommited on 4/9/17)

Hometown (High School): Brookhaven, MS (Brookhaven)
Position: CB
Size: 6-1, 170
247Composite Ranking: 3-Star
Primary Recruiter: Terrell Buckley

*Will be updated throughout the recruiting cycle.