June 27, 2013

Bulldogs land coveted linebacker

Mississippi State has landed five commitments over the past two weeks and Bulldogs latest pledge comes from possibly their biggest position of need.

The Bulldogs signed only one linebacker in 2013 making it a focal position for this class. Decatur, Ga., three-star linebacker Deshon Cooper is the first linebacker to join the class of 13 commitments.

"I think I can play there early," Cooper said. "I liked their coaches a lot and they are a good team so I just decided to go there."

Cooper called David Turner, Geoff Collins and Dan Mullen Tuesday night to inform the MSU coaches of his decision.

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