The Dawgs received signed letters of intent from two junior college prospects this week, both are expected to push for immediate playing time next season.
Projected as a Nose Tackle, 6-4, 330
Griffin, Spalding HS/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
Junior College: Had 17 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery for Mississippi Gulf Coast CC in 2011Sredshirted in 2012SJunior College Coach: Steve Campbell. High School: Spalding...2010 PrepStar All-Region Team...SuperPrep All-Dixie team...PrepStar All-Southeast Region team...Rivals.com four-star prospect, #26 DT nationally, #22 overall prospect in Georgia...Scout.com three-star prospect, #50 DT nationally... ESPN.com four-star prospect, #23 DT nationally...2010 Griffin Daily News All-Area DL...as a senior recorded 34 total tackles, nine tackles-for-loss, two QB sacks, and two blocked kicks...as a junior recorded 32 total tackles, 18 tackles-for-loss, three QB sacks, 10 QB pressures, and 3 blocked kicks in his first year playing organized football...also lettered in basketball...High School Coach: Clint Ashmore.
Wide Receiver, 6-5, 215
Cayce, S.C., Holmes (Miss.) CC
Junior College: Holmes CC… Named to the First-Team All-State Team and First-Team All-Region XXIII Team…ESPN No. 7 JUCO prospect…Rivals.com four-star prospect…Scout.com four-star prospect…247Sports.com three-star prospect, ranked #55 among JUCO prospects nationally, #10 wide receiver and #14 player in Mississippi. Finished his sophomore season with 45 catches for 569 yards and three touchdowns. Had 42 catches for 778 yards and 4 touchdowns during his freshman campaign. Holmes CC Head Coach: Jeff Koonz…High School: Brookland-Cayce High School…In addition to football, averaged over 18 points and 6 rebounds a game on the basketball court as a high school senior…High School Coach…Matt Gonzalez.