Mississippi State coach the king of handwritten recruiting swag

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Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins received a promotion this offseason. The former co-defensive coordinator has that title all to his lonesome in 2013, after Chris Wilson moved on to Georgia.

While Alabama and Nick Saban are giving $51 million recruiting pitches, Collins is going a little lower budget and penning recruiting swag masterpieces from StarkVegas.

This is the latest in the recruiting letters to Marlon Humphrey, a top corner who made headlines for calling out MSU’s hated rivals, and he’s considered a strong Alabama lean.

At least you have to give him props for thinking outside the box. The possibilities of the first pitch are endless.

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Collins’ first letter turned up in April after it was sent to TE prospect and Ohio native Michael Ferns, titled ‘You’re a BALLER’. No mention of how much they’d need him with immediate playing time available, and no mention of how Mullen is turning the program around. No, just simple and to the point.

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And perhaps the best pitch of the three is a ‘Can of Swag’. This is Collins’ finest work to date, and nothing will beat the ‘Drink of Champions’. This award-nominated artwork was also sent to Mr. Humphrey.

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[H/T SixPackSpeak]

Photo Credit: Spruce Derden–USA TODAY Sports

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  • Dunno what is more embarrassing….this or Joker Phillips’ Instagrams #ComePlayForTheJoker

    At what point do schools actually hurt their recruiting brand doing this crap?

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