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National Signing Day 2013: Shelby Christy signs with MSU

The Geismar, Louisiana native Christy inks with the Bulldogs.

Mississippi State University | Mansel Guerry

Yet another LOI is in , as 3-star Geismar (LA) wide receiver Shelby Christy is officially a Bulldog.

Christy, the wideout from near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, becomes the eighth Bulldog recruit for the class of 2013 to sign, the school announced today through a statement on coach Dan Mullen's twitter account.

High School

Dutchtown HS - Geismar, Louisiana

Measureables

Height - 6'3"
Weight - 190 lbs
40 - not listed

Recruiting Service Rankings

247Sports - 3-star (#24 LA, #80 WR), 87 Grade

Scout - 3-star (#129 WR)

Rivals - 3-star (#31 LA, 87 WR), 5.6 Grade

Bio (from HailState.com via our own WCF)

Shelby Christy, WR, 6-3, 190, Geismar, La. (Dutchtown)
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Scout.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com … A consensus top-100 wide receiver in the country ... Two-time state champion in track and field ... Won the 5A triple jump with a leap of more than 49 feet ... Also took the 2012 indoor state title with a 45 feet bound ... Considered the 17th best player, regardless of position in Louisiana by 247Sports.com … Louisiana's #24-ranked prospect overall in the New Orleans Times-Picayune's postseason Nifty Fifty list ... Helped coach Benny Saia and the Griffins to a 9-4 mark his senior season and a trip to the third round of the 2012 playoffs … Caught 39 passes for 663 yards and five touchdowns … Earned All-District 5-5A honors as a senior ... As a junior he caught 25 passes for seven touchdowns and 400 yards ... Committed to the Bulldogs in August 2012 over offers from Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Houston, Louisiana, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Southern Miss and a host of others.

Highlights

Offers

MSU, Nebraska, Cincinnati, Colorado, Georgia Tech, Houston, Illinois, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, TCU, Vanderbilt, LSU (interest), Texas A&M (interest)

John Luke's thoughts

Christy is a tall, rangy receiver that MSU was able to pull from the state of Louisiana. He will likely redshirt and look to add some weight. Down the road, he has the height to be an outside receiver that can stretch the field in Dan Mullen's offense.

HailState.com Bio

Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Scout.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com ... A consensus top-100 wide receiver in the country ... Two-time state champion in track and field ... Won the 5A triple jump with a leap of more than 49 feet ... Also took the 2012 indoor state title with a 45 feet bound ... Considered the 17th best player, regardless of position in Louisiana by 247Sports.com ... Louisiana's #24-ranked prospect overall in the New Orleans Times-Picayune's postseason Nifty Fifty list ... Helped coach Benny Saia and the Griffins to a 9-4 mark his senior season and a trip to the third round of the 2012 playoffs ... Caught 39 passes for 663 yards and five touchdowns ... Earned All-District 5-5A honors as a senior ... As a junior he caught 25 passes for seven touchdowns and 400 yards ... Committed to the Bulldogs in August 2012 over offers from Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Houston, Louisiana, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Southern Miss and a host of others.

For more on Mississippi State's National Signing Day, make sure to check out our storystream and our running signees list.