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Mississippi State commitment preview

Mississippi State is poised to bring in another solid class of recruits in 2012.
BulldogBlitz.com previews the weekly games for all 20 current commitments along with stats from the previous week and total of the season.
Nelson Adams
Position: Defensive end
School/ Hometown: Brandon/ Brandon, Miss.
Height: 6-5
Weight: 260
Last Week: Adams had nine tackles including two for loss in a 45-38 double overtime win over Oak Grove.
This Week: Brandon (5-4) at Natchez (6-3)
2011 Stats: 69 tackles; 14 tackles for loss; four sacks; two forced fumbles; two fumble recoveries including one for a touchdown; one quarterback hurry
Quadry Antoine
Position: Safety
School/ Hometown: Belle Chasse/ Belle Chasse, La.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Last Week: Antoine made seven tackles (three solo, four assists) in a 28-20 loss to O. Perry Walker.
This Week: Belle Chasse (7-1) at Cox (3-5)
2011 Stats: 52 tackles; four pass deflections; three tackles for loss; two forced fumbles; one fumble recovery for a touchdown; one interception; 20 carries for 149 yards, four touchdowns
Adairius Barnes
Position: Athlete
School/ Hometown: Port Gibson/ Port Gibson, Miss.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Last Week: Barnes caught four passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns in a 61-0 win over Richland.
This Week: Open
2011 Stats: 18 catches for 473 yards, six touchdowns; 15-of-28 passing for 428 yards, three touchdowns; 17 carries for 246 yards, four touchdowns; 45 tackles, 11 pass deflections; one interception for a touchdown; one forced fumble; four punt returns for 47 yards; two kickoff returns for 25 yards; 1-of-1 on extra points.
Devon Bell
Position: Kicker/ punter
School/ Hometown: Warren Central/ Vicksburg, Miss.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Last Week: Bell punted four times for 173 yards (44.5 avg) with a long of 47 yards. He was also 1-of-1 on extra points and kicked off three times for two touchbacks. He was 1-for-2 on field goals (made 47-yarder, missed 54-yarder) in a 24-10 loss to Clinton.
This Week: Vicksburg (3-6) at Warren Central (1-8)
2011 Stats: 44 punts for 1,907 yards (43.3 avg) with a long of 63 yards and 13 inside the 20-yard line; 29 kickoffs for touchbacks; 3-of-6 field goals with a long of 47-yards; 14-of-15 extra points
Torrey Bell
Position: Defensive end/ outside linebacker
School/ Hometown: John Curtis/ New Orleans, La.
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Last Week: Open
This Week: John Curtis (7-0) at Clark (0-8)
2011 Stats: 34 tackles; 11 tackles for loss; one pass deflection; nine sacks; one fumble recovery.
Frederick Brown
Position: Wide receiver
School/ Hometown: Jim Hill/ Jackson, Miss.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 166
Last Week: Brown had two catches for 38 yards and four kickoff returns for 47 yards in a 56-14 loss to Madison Central.
This Week: Jim Hill (2-7) at Murrah (5-4)
2011 Stats: 21 catches for 362 yards, four touchdowns; 16 kickoff returns for 355 yards; three punt returns for 63 yards
Ryan Brown
Position: Defensive end
School/ Hometown: Archbishop Shaw/ Marrero, La.
Height: 6-5
Weight: 240
Last Week: Brown had four tackles, two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup in a 28-3 loss to Karr.
This Week: O. Perry Walker (4-2) at Archbishop Shaw (2-5)
2011 Stats: 26 tackles; 13 quarterback hurries; seven tackles for loss; 5.5 sacks; one pass breakup
Cole Carter
Position: Tight end/ offensive tackle
School/ Hometown: Caledonia / Caledonia, Miss.
Height: 6-6
Weight: 285
Last Week: Carter and the Confederates won 28-10 over Kosciusko.
This Week: Caledonia (4-6) at Noxubee County (8-2)
2011 Stats: Four catches for 59 yards, one touchdown; 12 pancake blocks; 29 tackles; three quarterback hurries; two tackles for loss
Kivon Coman
Position: Safety
School/ Hometown: Florence / Florence, Ala.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Last Week: Coman had nine tackles and forced two fumbles in a 27-21 win over Hazel Green.
This Week: Florence (6-3) at Russellville (4-5)
2011 Stats: 79 tackles; three interceptions; nine pass deflections, five forced fumbles; one tackle for loss.
Devon Desper
Position: Center
School/ Hometown: Madison Central/ Madison, Miss.
Height: 6-4
Weight: 295
Last Week: Desper and the Jaguars won 56-14 over Jim Hill.
This Week: Madison Central (7-2) at Northwest Rankin (9-0)
2011 Stats: Nine pancake blocks
Lelland Ducksworth
Position: Linebacker
School/ Hometown: North Forrest/ Hattiesburg, Miss.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 215
Last Week: Ducksworth carried 14 times for 83 yards and one touchdown. He also recorded seven tackles (six solo, one assist) and one interception in a 21-20 win over Lumberton.
This Week: Open
2011 Stats: 61 tackles; seven pass deflections; four tackles for loss; one interception; 53 carries for 306 yards, one touchdown and one two-point conversion; one catch for 18 yards; one kickoff return for two yards
Deonte Evans
Position: Athlete
School/ Hometown: McComb/ McComb, Miss.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 198
Last Week: Evans rushed 16 times for 191 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-8 win over Wingfield.
This Week: West Jones (5-3) at McComb (5-3)
2011 Stats: 120 carries for 781 yards, 12 touchdowns; five catches for 24 yards, 46 tackles; one forced fumble; two fumble recoveries; five tackles for loss, two sacks; one blocked field goal; four kickoff returns for 75 yards
Xavier Grindle
Position: Running back
School/ Hometown: East Marion/ Columbia, Miss.
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Last Week: Grindle carried 10 times for 182 yards and two touchdowns and caught one pass for five yards. He also returned one kickoff for 23 yards and one punt for 10 yards in a 40-6 win over Raymond.
This Week: Richton (3-7) at East Marion (8-1)
2011 Stats: 131 carries for 1,272 yards, 10 touchdowns; two catches for 15 yards; 17 tackles (13 solo, four assists); three interceptions; two pass deflections; six punt returns for 221 yards, two touchdowns; six kickoff returns for 248 yards and a touchdown
Brandon Holloway
Position: Athlete
School/ Hometown: Alonso/ Tampa, Fla.
Height: 5-9
Weight: 155
Last Week: Holloway carried twice for 33 yards and caught three passes for 100 yards and one touchdown. He also made one solo tackle and returned one kickoff for 11 yards in a 48-6 loss to Plant.
This Week: Alonso (5-2) at Tampa Catholic (6-1)
2011 stats: 86 carries for 538 yards, seven touchdowns; 17 catches for 253 yards, four touchdowns; three tackles; one fumble recovery; two punt returns for 33 yards; three kickoff returns for 94 yards and a touchdown.
Nick James
Position: Defensive tackle
School/ Hometown: Long Beach/ Long Beach, Miss.
Height: 6-5
Weight: 335
Last Week: James made nine tackles (four solo, five assists) and one tackle for loss in a 31-10 win over West Harrison.
This Week: Picayune (7-2) at Long Beach (6-2)
2011 stats: 50 tackles (27 solo, 23 assists); three pass deflections; six tackles for loss; one sack
Cedric Jiles
Position: Cornerback
School/ Hometown: Clinton/ Clinton, Miss.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Last Week: Jiles sat out of a 24-10 win over Warren Central with an ankle injury.
This Week: Clinton (4-5) at Greeville-Weston (2-7)
2011 Stats:21 tackles; two forced fumbles; two fumble recoveries - one for a touchdown; one interception, one pass deflection; 15 carries for 84 yards; three catches for 12 yards; five punt returns for 76 yards; two kickoff returns for 26 yards
Adarrius Perkins
Position: Athlete
School/ Hometown: Forrest County/ Brooklyn, Miss.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Last Week: Perkins carried twice for 10 yards and caught two passes for 24 yards. He also made seven tackles and two pass deflections and returned one punt for 12 yards in a 28-7 win over St. Stanislaus.
This Week: Bay St. Louis (5-4) at Forrest County (9-1)
2011 Stats:24 carries for 156 yards, four touchdowns; 18 catches for 348 yards, six touchdowns; 25 tackles; one interception; two pass deflections; two punts for 86 yards (43 avg); 13 punt returns for 223 yards, 11 kickoff returns for 238 yards
Will Redmond
Position: Athlete
School/ Hometown: Memphis East/ Memphis, Tenn.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 179
Last Week: Redmond completed 7-of-12 passing for 101 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, carried eight times for 141 yards and two touchdowns and had a 48-yard touchdown catch. He also returned a kickoff for a touchdown in a 49-28 loss to Craigmont.
This Week: Whitehaven (9-0) at Memphis East (7-2)
2011 Stats: 43 carries for 440 yards, six touchdowns; 24 catches for 446 yards, sixtouchdowns; 11-of-19 passing for 268 yards, three touchdowns and one interception; 55 tackles, three interceptions, one pass deflection; 15 punts for 491 yards (32.7 avg), nine kickoff returns for 318 yards and two touchdowns; one kickoff for 45 yards.
Gus Walley
Position: Tight End/ wide receiver
School/ Hometown: Greene County/ Leakesville, Miss.
Height: 6-4
Weight: 220
Last Week: Walley had three catches for 64 yards in a 27-26 win over Vancleave.
This Week: St. Stanislaus (4-5) at Greene County (5-4)
2011 Stats: 38 catches for 502 yards and three touchdowns
Jordan Washington
Position: Defensive tackle
School/ Hometown: North Gwinnett/ Suwannee, Ga.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 260
Last Week: Washington made four tackles including one tackle for loss, one sack and a forced fumble in a 29-7 win over Mill Creek.
This Week: North Gwinnett (7-1) at Duluth (4-4)
2011 Stats: 17 tackles (nine solo, eight assists); two sacks; four tackles for loss; seven quarterback hurries; one forced fumble; one fumble recovery; one pass breakup; one safety