South Panola three-star prospect Janari Dean is rated the No. 18 player in Mississippi and the 45th best safety in the nation by

Mississippi State currently has 26 verbal commitments and its 2020 class is ranked 20th nationally by

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


Shaquon Anderson-Butts

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

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

2018 stats: Redshirted at Iowa Western Community College


Jevon Banks

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

Last week: Banks made 12 tackles (four solo, eight assists), 3.5 tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries in a 36-28 loss at Corinth. 

This week: Olive Branch (1-2) at Germantown [Tenn.] (1-3)

2019 stats: Defense: 26 tackles (seven solo, 19 assists), seven tackles for loss, six quarterback hurries, one sack


Armondous Cooley

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

Last week: Cooley made 12 tackles, three tackles for loss, three sacks, one quarterback hurry and one pass deflection in a 31-10 loss at West Jones.

This week: Open

2019 stats: Defense: 38 tackles, 13 quarterback hurries, two pass deflections, three tackles for loss, three sacks


Jordan Davis

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

Last week: Davis made two tackles (one solo, one assist) in a 32-9 win at Pearl River. 

This week: Co-Lin (3-0) at Northwest Mississippi (3-0)

2019 stats: Defense: 13 tackles (eight solo, five assists), three tackles for loss, three sacks, one forced fumble


Janari Dean

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

Last week: Dean rushed three times for 74 yards and one touchdown in a 57-0 win over Meridian. 

This week: Clarksdale (3-1) at South Panola (4-0) 

2019 stats: Rushing: 40 carries, 720 yards, five touchdowns Defense: one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown


Sebastien Dolcine

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

Last week: Dolcine and the Wolfpack won 32-9 at Pearl River.

This week: Co-Lin (3-0) at Northwest Mississippi (3-0)

2019 stats: N/A


Caleb Ducking

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

Last week: Ducking and the Bulldogs lost 41-7 to Gulf Coast.  

This week: Holmes (0-3) at Northeast Mississippi (2-1)

2019 stats: Receiving: one catch, 27 yards


Emmanuel Forbes

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

Last week: Forbes caught one pass for a 44-yard touchdown. Defensively, he made six tackles, four pass deflections and returned an interception 46-yards for a touchdown in a 49-10 win over Kosciusko. 

This week: Open

2019 stats: Receiving: six catches, 139 yards, two touchdowns Defense: 19 tackles, one tackle for loss, six pass deflections, five interceptions - two returned for a touchdowns


Lideatrick Griffin

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

Last week: Griffin carried three times for 61 yards and two touchdowns and caught three passes for 51 yards. Defensively, he made two tackles and one tackle for loss in a 23-22 win at Noxubee County.

This week: Madison-Ridgeland Academy (5-0) at Philadelphia (3-1) 

2019 stats: Rushing: three carries, 61 yards, two touchdwons Receiving: 11 catches, 218 yards, one touchdown Defense: four tackles, one tackle for loss Kickoff return: one return, 91 yards, one touchdown


Malik Heath

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

Last week: Heath caught three passes for 103 yards and two touchdowns in a 32-9 win at Pearl River.

This week: Co-Lin (3-0) at Northwest Mississippi (3-0)

2019 stats: Receiving: four catches, 158 yards, three touchdowns


Grant Jackson

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

Last week: Jackson made one assisted tackle for loss in a 60-57 loss to Puckett.

This week: West Lincoln (2-2) at St. Joseph Catholic (1-3)

2019 stats: Defense: 11 tackles (one solo, 10 assists), 1.5 tackles for loss


Dillon Johnson

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

Last week: Johnson completed 3 of 4 passes for 47 yards and one touchdown and rushed 15 times for 185 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, he made seven tackles, one tackle for loss and one forced fumble. He also punted once for 46-yards in a 44-12 win over Greenville Christian. 

This week: St. Joseph (4-0) at North Delta (4-0)

2019 stats: Passing: 6 of 10, 137 yards, one touchdown Rushing: 36 carries, 488 yards, eight touchdowns Receiving: one catch, 22 yards, one touchdown Defense: 32 tackles, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one tackle for loss Punting: one punt, 46 yards Punt Return: one return, 24 yards


Benjamin Key

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

Last week: Key made one assisted tackle and one quarterback hurry in a 45-17 win at Orange Coast. 

This week: Compton (0-2) at East Los Angeles (1-1) 

2019 stats: Defense: six tackles (two solo, four assists), 0.5 tackle for loss, 0.5 sack, one forced fumble, one quarterback hurry


Tre Lawson

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

Last week: Lawson made six assisted tackles in a 41-7 win at Holmes.

This week: Jones (2-1) at Gulf Coast (3-0)

2019 stats: Defense: 15 tackles (two solo, 13 assists), two tackles for loss, two sacks, one quarterback hurry


Jo’Quavious Marks

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

Last week: Open

This week: Carver (2-1) at Jackson (2-1) 

2019 stats: Rushing: 53 carries, 702 yards, nine touchdowns Receiving: one catch, 23 yards Kickoff returns: two returns, 60 yards Punt returns: two returns, 20 yards 


Davontae McCrae

Position: Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-5, 270 School/ Hometown: East Mississippi Community College/ Miami, Fla.

Last week: McRae and the Lions won 48-3 over Itawamba. 

This week: East Mississippi (2-1) at Mississippi Delta (0-3)

2019 stats: Two tackles (one solo, one assist), one tackle for loss, one sack, one quarterback hurry


Tamarion McDonald

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-2, 219 School/ Hometown: Whitehaven/ Memphis, Tenn.

Last week: McDonald caught one pass for nine yards. Defensively, he made two tackles in a 17-14 loss at Brentwood Academy. 

This week: Whitehaven (3-1) at Southaven [Miss.] (1-2)

2019 stats: Receiving: one catch, nine yards Defense: 18 tackles, two tackles for loss, two sacks, one fumble recovery


Calvin McMillian

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

Last week: McMillian and the Hilltoppers won 18-14 over Shannon.

This week: Eupora (1-3) at Houston (4-0)

2019 stats: Defense: nine tackles (two solo, seven assists), one tackle for loss, one interception returned for a touchdown


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


Will Rogers

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

Last week: Rogers completed 12 of 21 passes for 79 yards in a 10-9 win over Warren Central. 

This week: Brandon (3-1) at Zachary [La.] (1-2)

2019 stats: Passing: 62 of 105, 694 yards, four touchdowns, two interceptions Rushing: 10 carries, 61 yards


Javorrius Selmon

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

Last week: Selmon made three tackles (one solo, two assists). He also returned two kickoffs for 30 yards in a 32-8 win over Jim Hill.  

This week: Provine (4-0) at Forest Hill (1-3)

2019 stats: Defense: eight tackles (two solo, six assist), 0.5 tackle for loss, one interception, four pass deflections Special teams: one blocked punt Kickoff return: three returns, 42 yards Punt return: two returns, 30 yards 


Cameron Threatt

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

Last week: Threatt rushed once for the loss of 1-yard. Defensively, he made seven tackles and one pass deflection. He also returned one kickoff for 55-yards and two punts for 53 yards in a 16-7 loss to Arlington (Tenn).

This week: Lewisburg (1-3) at Tishomingo County (1-3)

2019 stats: Rushing: five carries, 21 yards Defense: 26 tackles (24 solo, two assists), one interception, three pass deflections, one fumble recovery Kickoff return: four returns, 113 yards Punt Return: six returns, 142 yards


Jaden Walley 

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

Last week: Walley rushed 12 times for 94 yards. He also caught one pass for 92-yards in a 42-22 win over Poplarville. 

This week: D'Iberville (2-1) at Hammond [La.] (1-2)

2019 stats: Passing: 10 of 22, 126 yards, two touchdowns Rushing: 27 carries, 175 yards, one touchdown Receiving: one catch, 92 yards


Tyrus Wheat 

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

Last week: Wheat made four tackles (three solo, one assist), one tackle for loss and one interception in a 32-9 win at Pearl River. 

This week: Co-Lin (3-0) at Northwest Mississippi (3-0)

2019 stats: Defense: 14 tackles (10 solo, four assists), one forced fumble, three tackles for loss, one pass deflection, three interceptions - one returned for a touchdown


Deion Smith

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 6-1, 172 School/ Hometown: Provine/ Jackson

Last week: Smith caught three passes for 96 yards and three touchdowns. He also kicked off seven times for 246 yards, punted once for 54-yards and made 2 of 4 extra points attempts.

This week: Provine (4-0) at Forest Hill (1-3)

2019 stats: Rushing: two carries, 20 yards Receiving: 12 catches, 232 yards, six touchdowns Punting: 13 punts, 418 yards (32.2 avg.), long 54 PATs: 6 of 10 Kickoffs: 12 kickoffs, 450 yards Kickoff return: two returns, 109 yards, one touchdown


Jacarius Clayton

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

Last week: Clayton and the Golden Wave lost 37-7 at West Point.

This week: Open

2019 stats: N/A

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