Why three-star commit Corey Ellington could be the latest athlete-turned-defensive back to shine at Mississippi State
“His personality, his skill set, all of it is unique,” Holmes County Central head coach Marcus Rogers said. “Especially with his size. He’s able to move around. He runs fast; he has top-end speed. He’s just a talented kid.”
It starts with a ring. The animated cell phone in the middle of the screen buzzes twice. It’s the NFL. Starkville native and former Mississippi State linebacker Willie Gay Jr. has just been drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Derailed by injuries at Mississippi State, Tommy Stevens hoping to be NFL Draft’s most versatile quarterback
STARKVILLE — Tommy Stevens’ first start at Davis Wade Stadium was scripted perfectly.
The promotion announced Wednesday underscores Frazier’s role of serving as one of head coach Sean McDermott’s most trusted advisers while also overseeing one of the NFL’s stingiest defenses over the past two seasons.
The SEC’s all-time rushing leader at quarterback went unselected in the 2019 NFL draft but spent time on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad during over the past year.
Boobie’s blessing: How Anthony ‘Boobie’ Dixon is embracing Kylin Hill’s chase for his Mississippi State single-season rushing record
“You can tell that (Hill) put in the work, and he earned this moment,” Dixon said. “I think I’m going to be just like everybody else — smiling and proud.”
Next man up: With Kylin Hill off to the NFL, Mississippi State must replace its offensive workhorse in 2020
With Hill’s future now sealed and senior tailback Nick Gibson set to exhaust his eligibility, the Bulldogs backfield is going to look plenty different next season.
WEST POINT — The group chat was going crazy.
The former Noxubee County and Mississippi State star has a chance to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.