Mississippi Top 40

Mississippi Scout
Posted May 13, 2008

Today we will look at Mississippi's #32 preseason ranked prospect.

May 13, 2008

#32 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Emmanuel Jefferies
Forest Hill
6' 4", 220, 4.72 (40 yard dash), 245 (bench) 415 (squat)
Date of Birth:
February 19, 1990
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
30 catches for 572 yards and 7 TD's.

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I think I strive hard," added Jefferies. "I have the drive, and I feel like who ever the opponent is, they can not stop me."

Colleges interested in Jefferies:
Ole Miss, MSU, USM, Memphis, Alcorn State, and Tennessee

Emmanuel's top school:
Ole Miss, Memphis, MSU, and Alcorn State

Ole Miss:
"I just like the environment. They have a great Engineering program, and that is what I want to major in. Plus I like the people over there. When I went to their Jr Day, I felt like I was already a part of their family. I liked that."

"I have not been up there yet, but I heard it is a good campus and I have been getting a lot of calls from them."

"I like their campus too. I have been up there, and the atmosphere is nice. And what I like most about them is the fact you are around people who love the game of football. I like that."

Alcorn State:
"That was the team I grew up watching."

Emmanuel Jefferies

Scholarship offers: None

Closest to offering: Ole Miss

Scouts at Spring Practice: Ole Miss

Camps this summer: Ole Miss, MSU, USM, and Memphis

Jr Day attended: Ole Miss

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I am a real quiet person. I like to keep things to myself."

Nickname - Jay

Best Player faced:
Bud Barksdale

If not Emmanuel Jefferies, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Billy Hamilton (Jr/WR/Taylorsville)

Game I'm most anticipating: Brookhaven

Other athletes in my family: Father

Favorite college team growing up: Alcorn State

Favorite college football player:
Darren McFadden

Favorite pro football player: Kevin Winslow

Favorite Pro Team: Indy Colts

Favorite Food: Soul food and chicken

Favorite Movie:
Friday Night Lights

In my CD Player: Savage Life 2

Pre-game hype song: "Webbie" by Savage Life 2

Biggest Influences: Brother / Mario Lane

Biggest Fan: Mom

Biggest Fear: Throw away my life

2nd Best Sport: Basketball

Favorite Video Game: Play Station NCAA College Basketball '08

Person I most look alike: Mother

First thing if I sign pro contract: By mother a new house

Dream date: Beyonce

Grades: 2.5 GPA / 16 ACT (1st attempt)

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