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2004 Prospect Ranking Mississippi Top 20 2004

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Rank Name Pos Location Stars Ht Wt School
#1Greg HindsATH
Southaven, MS

Combination of size and speed make this power back the premier player in the Magnolia State.

4 stars6'2"220Memphis
#2Blake BarnesQB
Baldwyn, MS

Strong-armed pro-style quarterback should fit well in Richt’s system at Georgia.

4 stars6'3"218Georgia
#3Xavier MitchellDE
Long Beach, MS

Explosiveness off the ball and intensity highlight top DE.

4 stars6'4"245Tennessee
#4Rory JohnsonLB
Vicksburg, MS

Has the frame and build of a linebacker with the speed of a defensive back.

4 stars6'2"215Mississippi St.
#5Brandon JacksonRB
Horn Lake, MS

Big back has ability to run between tackles and breakaway speed.

3 stars6'0"220Nebraska
#6Steve GandyLB
Waynesboro, MSWayne County

Brings outstanding speed and athleticism at the outside linebacker/safety spots.

3 stars6'0"190Auburn
#7Gabe O'NealATH
Columbus, MS

All-around athlete could project at multiple positions on the next level.

3 stars6'2"210Mississippi St.
#8Garry PackLB
Hattiesburg, MSOak Grove

Powerful LB packs a punch when he hits.

4 stars6'1"217Mississippi
#9Mit ColeTE
Picayune, MS

LSU verbal is known as an exceptional blocking TE with improving receiving skills.

3 stars6'4"245LSU
#10Josh WinchellOL
Southaven, MS

A pure brawler at guard, he had 40 pancake blocks as a junior.

3 stars6'5"310South Carolina
#11Peria JerryDE
Batesville, MSSouth Panola

Strongside DE did not play as junior, but displayed glimpses of potential with 13 sacks as a sophomore.

3 stars6'2"260Mississippi
#12Terrell JacksonDB
Puckett, MS

Big-time cover skills highlight state’s top corner.

3 stars5'11"185Mississippi
#13Tony BurksWR
Gulfport, MSHarrison Central

Big target has all the tools to dominate in the passing game.

3 stars6'4"200Mississippi
#14Lavarus GilesRB
Benoit, MSRay Brooks

Only in his second year of organized football, but a tremendous raw athlete.

3 stars6'1"205Mississippi
#15Anthony StrauderDT
Natchez, MS

Big, agile DT brings brains and brawn to the table.

2 stars6'4"285Mississippi St.
#16Chris JohnsonWR
Jackson, MSMurrah

Has the frame, speed and hands to excel at either WR or DB.

2 stars6'2"197list
#17Philip TobiasOL
Brookhaven, MS

Big, run-stuffing DT also brings pass-rushing skills to the table.

2 stars6'3"290Southern Miss
#18Lance LeeOL
Oxford, MS

Strong, lean player has frame to develop into an outstanding OT.

2 stars6'6"265Mississippi
#19JaMarca SanfordLB
Batesville, MSSouth Panola

Has the speed and aggressiveness to play OLB or S depending on the system.

2 stars5'11"192Mississippi
#20Fred AkinesDB
Clarksdale, MS

Prototype body and athleticism to excel at safety.

2 stars6'3"190Mississippi St.