October 23, 2008

White gunning for Bulldogs offer

The Mississippi State coaching staff is very familiar with the roads to Jackson (Miss.) and Terry High School.

Terry has produced a bevy of Dixons over the past few years in brothers Anthony, Antwon and Rashun, who have all committed to the Bulldogs.

Now they have another reason to return in offensive lineman Gunnar White. The 6-foot-2, 270-pounder wants to be the next Terry player to sign with State.

"That would be wonderful and would be a dream comes true," White said. "Anthony plays up there and I've been friends with him for a long time. I pretty much grew up with him. Just being in that environment, I love it up there."

But the Bulldogs have not shown as much interest in White as he would like for them to, leaving the door open for other schools to land him.

"I've been hearing a lot of things from Southern Miss and Ole Miss mainly," White said. "Mississippi State hasn't been showing as much interest as I wanted them to or as they said they would at the camp."

Several other schools are also in the mix for White.



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