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Four-star Jo'Quavious Marks is rated the No. 12 running back in the country by 247Sports.com

Mississippi State currently has 25 verbal commitments and its 2020 class is ranked 21st nationally by 247Sports.com.

Each week with an assist from Paul Jones of 247Sports.com, the Daily Journal previews the weekly games for all of the Bulldogs' commitments along with their season statistics.

2020 COMMITMENTS

Jevon Banks

Position: Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-2, 260 School/ Hometown: Olive Branch/ Olive Branch

This week: Season complete (9-4)  Second round MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs

2019 stats: Defense: 97 tackles (32 solo, 65 assists), 21 tackles for loss, 11 quarterback hurries, three sacks, four pass deflections, one interception, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries returned for touchdowns

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Armondous Cooley

Position: Defensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-4, 280 School/ Hometown: Wayne County/ Waynesboro

This week: Season complete (9-4) Second round MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs

2019 stats: Defense: 92 tackles, 18 quarterback hurries, three pass deflections, nine tackles for loss, seven sacks, one fumble recovery, one blocked field goal

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Jordan Davis

Position: Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-5, 249 School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln Community College/ Memphis, Tenn.

This week: Season complete (4-5) 

2019 stats: Defense: 36 tackles (17 solo, 19 assists), five tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles, one quarterback hurry

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Janari Dean

Position: Safety Height/ Weight: 6-0, 190 School/ Hometown: South Panola/ Batesville

This week: Season complete (12-2) Second round MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs

2019 stats: Passing: 1 of 1, 61 yards, one touchdown Rushing: 182 carries, 1,605 yards, 15 touchdowns Receiving: four catches, 86 yards Defense: one solo tackle, one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown

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Sebastien Dolcine

Position: Offensive guard Height/ Weight: 6-5, 295 School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln Community College/ Hollywood, Fla.

This week: Season complete (4-5) 

2019 stats: N/A

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Caleb Ducking

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 6-5, 195 School/ Hometown: Holmes Community College/ Rolling Fork

This week: Season complete (4-5) 

2019 stats: Rushing: one carry, 71 yards, one touchdown Receiving: nine catches, 207 yards, three touchdowns

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Emmanuel Forbes

Position: Cornerback Height/ Weight: 6-1, 171 School/ Hometown: Grenada/ Grenada

This week: Season complete (7-5) First round MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs

2019 stats: Passing: 0 of 1 Rushing: one carry, 36 yards, one touchdown Receiving: 31 catches, 549 yards, seven touchdowns Defense: 49 tackles, two tackles for loss, 12 pass deflections, eight interceptions - two returned for a touchdowns

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Lideatrick Griffin

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 5-10, 170 School/ Hometown: Philadelphia/ Philadelphia

This week: Season complete (12-2) Third round MHSAA Class 2A Playoffs

2019 stats: Rushing: 41 carries, 438 yards, eight touchdowns Receiving: 23 catches, 413 yards, three touchdowns Defense: 14 tackles, one tackle for loss, two pass deflections, two interceptions Kickoff return: one return, 91 yards, one touchdown

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Rodney Groce Jr.

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-1, 230 School/ Hometown: Pleasant Grove/ Pleasant Grove, Alabama

Last week: Groce made four tackles in a 16-14 win at Briarwood Christian in the AHSAA Class 5A Semifinals.

This week: Pleasant Grove (14-1) vs. Central of Clay County AHSAA Class 5A State Championship

2019 stats: 127 tackles, 33.5 tackles for loss, 13.5 sacks, 21 quarterback hurries, nine pass deflections, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one interception

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Malik Heath

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 6-3, 210 School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln Community College/ Jackson

This week: Season complete (4-5)

2019 stats: Rushing: one carry, minus-13 yards Receiving: 33 catches, 502 yards, three touchdowns

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Grant Jackson

Position: Offensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-6, 304 School/ Hometown: West Lincoln/ Brookhaven

This week: Season complete (5-7) First round MHSAA Class 2A Playoffs

2019 stats: Defense: 47 tackles (eight solo, 39 assists), seven tackles for loss, one sack, one quarterback hurry

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Dillon Johnson

Position: Running back Height/ Weight: 6-0, 192 School/ Hometown: St. Joseph/ Greenville

This week: Season complete (13-0) MAIS Class 3A State Champions

2019 stats: Passing: 14 of 25, 261 yards, three touchdowns Rushing: 120 carries, 1,665 yards, 24 touchdowns Receiving: 13 catches, 139 yards, one touchdown Defense: 136 tackles, five forced fumbles, four tackles for loss, one sack, one interception, two fumble recoveries - one returned for touchdown Punting: seven punts, 347 yards (49.6 avg.), long 67 Kickoff Return: one return, 16 yards Punt Return: two returns, 71 yards

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Benjamin Key

Position: Defensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-5, 290 School/ Hometown: East Los Angeles (Calif.) College/ Cranbourne, Australia 

This week: Season complete (4-6) 

2019 stats: Rushing: Nine carries, 37 yards, two touchdowns Defense: 40 tackles (18 solo, 19 assists), seven tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles, three quarterback hurries, one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown

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Tre Lawson

Position: Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-6, 240 School/ Hometown: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College/ North Augusta, S.C.

Last week: Open

Next game: Gulf Coast (11-0) vs. Lackawanna [Pa.] (10-0) NJCAA National Championship in Pittsburg, Kansas 

2019 stats: Defense: 41 tackles (16 solo, 25 assists), six tackles for loss, five sacks, three quarterback hurries, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, two pass deflections

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Jo’Quavious Marks

Position: Running back Height/ Weight: 5-10, 190 School/ Hometown: Carver/ Atlanta, Ga.

This week: Season complete (7-4) First round GHSA Class AAAAA Playoffs.

2019 stats: Rushing: 168 carries, 1,961 yards, 23 touchdowns Receiving: four catches, 49 yards Defense: one solo tackle Kickoff returns: two returns, 60 yards Punt returns: two returns, 20 yards 

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Calvin McMillian

Position: Offensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-5, 305 School/ Hometown: Houston/ Houston

This week: Season complete (9-4) Third round MHSAA Class 3A Playoffs

2019 stats: Defense: 40 tackles (11 solo, 29 assists), 10 tackles for loss, one sack, two quarterback hurries, one interception returned for a touchdown

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Johnquarise Patterson

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 6-1, 170 School/ Hometown: Jones County Junior College/ Pearl

This week: Jones not currently on the roster at Jones County

2018 stats: Receiving: 27 catches, 243 yards, three touchdowns

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Will Rogers

Position: Quarterback Height/ Weight: 6-2, 200 School/ Hometown: Brandon/ Brandon

This week: Season complete (9-5)  Second round MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs

2019 stats: Passing: 246 of 371, 3,581 yards, 38 touchdowns, three interceptions Rushing: 20 carries, 84 yards

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Javorrius Selmon

Position: Cornerback Height/ Weight: 5-10, 170 School/ Hometown: Provine/ Jackson

This week: Season complete (9-4) First round Class 5A Playoffs

2019 stats: Receiving: one catch, 25 yards Defense: 46 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions, six pass deflections, one fumble recovery Special teams: one blocked punt Kickoff return: 14 returns, 278 yards, one touchdown Punt return: four returns, 61 yards 

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Cameron Threatt

Position: Cornerback Height/ Weight: 5-11, 165 School/ Hometown: Lewisburg/ Olive Branch

This week: Season complete (4-8) 

2019 stats: Rushing: six carries, 23 yards Receiving: three catches, 39 yards Defense: 103 tackles (72 solo, 31 assists), four interceptions, five pass deflections, one fumble recovery Kickoff return: 11 returns, 198 yards Punt Return: 10 returns, 236 yards

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Jaden Walley 

Position: Athlete Height/ Weight: 6-1, 175 School/ Hometown: D'Iberville/ Biloxi

This week: Season complete (8-3) First round MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs

2019 stats: Passing: 10 of 23, 126 yards, two touchdowns Rushing: 86 carries, 639 yards, six touchdowns Receiving: nine catches, 339 yards, two touchdowns Defense: one assisted tackle

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Tyrus Wheat 

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-2, 235 School/ Hometown: Copiah-Lincoln (Miss.) Community College/ Amite, La.

This week: Season complete (4-5)

2019 stats: Defense: 39 tackles (21 solo, 18 assists), two forced fumbles, six tackles for loss, two pass deflections, three interceptions - one returned for a touchdown, three fumble recoveries - one returned for a touchdown

2021 COMMITMENTS

Shaquon Anderson-Butts

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 6-0, 202 School/ Hometown: Lackawanna Community College/ Harrisburg, Penn.

This week: Anderson-Butts is not currently listed on Lackawanna's roster.

2018 stats: Redshirted at Iowa Western Community College

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Kadarius Calloway

Position: Athlete Height/ Weight: 6-1, 195 School/ Hometown: Philadelphia/ Philadelphia

This week: Season complete (12-2) Third round MHSAA Class 2A Playoffs

2019 stats: Rushing: one carry, 12 yards Receiving: 42 catches, 974 yards, 12 touchdowns Defense: 50 tackles, two tackles for loss, 11 interceptions, seven pass deflections, one fumble recovery

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2022 COMMITMENTS

Jacarius Clayton

Position: Tight end Height/ Weight: 6-5, 245 School/ Hometown: Tupelo/ Tupelo

This week: Season complete (7-5) First round MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs

2019 stats: N/A

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