It’s fun to look back and see which prognostications were correct and which were way off. When it comes to the state of Mississippi, the recruiting rankings haven’t been far off when rating offensive linemen the last few years.
Since 2008, the No. 1 ranked offensive lineman coming out of the state of Mississippi is guard Rod Taylor, who signed with Ole Miss in February. He is very highly regarded in the Magnolia State, and is expected to be a huge contributor soon.
Here’s a look at the top O-line recruits that came from the state of Mississippi since ’08.
Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the 247Sports.com composite rankings for high school prospects.
|NO.||ATHLETE||YR||COLLEGE||HOMETOWN||247 #||THE SKINNY?|
|1||Rod Taylor||‘14||Ole Miss||Jackson||.9758||One of the gems of class|
|2.||Shon Coleman||‘10||Auburn||Olive Branch||.9528||Has quite a college football story|
|3.||Damien Robinson||‘10||Miss. State||Olive Branch||.9468||Is a senior this fall|
|4.||Templeton Hardy||‘08||Miss. State||Sardis||.8958||Had solid career for ‘Dogs|
|5.||Aaron Morris||‘11||Ole Miss||Jackson||.8900||3-year starter, some injuries|