So if you're a Mississippi State fan who also follows recruiting, your great weekend might just be rolling into a great Monday today.
Fletcher Adams, the 4-star defensive tackle prospect from Brandon, Mississippi, has committed to Mississippi State this morning, according to the Clarion-Ledger's Courtney Cronin.
BREAKING: Four-star Brandon DT Fletcher Adams tells me he has committed to Mississippi State. http://t.co/Wso324gto6— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) September 22, 2014
Adams, the brother of MSU d-line standout Nelson Adams, has long been considered a potential MSU lean given his brother's connection with the school. That didn't stop Adams from taking visits and even naming Ole Miss a leader at one point, although it seems that he ultimately decided to join his brother in maroon and white next fell.
Fletcher is a 6'3", 260 lb who moves like a man much smaller. He comes from an athletic family -- oldest brother Tyler played basketball for Georgetown -- and he noted to the Clarion-Ledger that the opportunity to play with his other brother Nelson at MSU was a major factor in his decision. Nelson is a sophomore, meaning the pair would have at least two seasons to play together.
Adams mentions in his exclusive with the CL that he considered committing awhile back but delayed it, which is understandable. This is a big decision for him and others his age, so kudos to him for considering all factors and choices. He says he ultimately chose the Bulldogs over Florida and Ole Miss.
With the addition of Fletcher, the Bulldog DL continues to work on reloading a d-line that had its brightest moment on national TV Saturday night against LSU. Adams could come in and join his brother, Chris Jones, and other youngsters on the line to hopefully pick up where Preston Smith and this year's line will leave off. As a State fan, I have to say that I'm excited to see Adams, Tim Washington, Keith Joseph Jr., Kendell Jones, Johnathan Calvin, Gabe Campbell (?) form the next great defensive front for the psycho defense.
Hail State, and welcome Fletcher.