December 16, 2009

Ballard becomes a Bulldog

Mississippi State filled one of the holes in the backfield caused by three senior running backs on Wednesday.

Gulf Coast Community College three-star talent Vick Ballard has signed his national letter of intent to play for the Bulldogs and is ready to enroll in January.

Ballard committed to MSU following an unofficial visit in late September just two days after getting his offer.

"State losing three senior running backs played a big part," Ballard said. "With me coming from JUCO, I should be able to get on the field and get some early playing time. I saw it as an open door so I jumped on it."

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