Mississippi Top 40
Richard Freelon
Mississippi Scout
Posted May 28, 2008

Today we will look at Mississippi's #26 preseason rated prospect.

#26 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Richard Freelon
City: Bruce, MS
5' 10", 197, 4.5
Date of Birth:
October 5, 1989
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
Rushed for 2, 533 yards and 33 TD's. Named Region 2-5A MVP.

Why Top 40 in Football: "I try to get my full potential out of me. I try hard at everything I do."

Colleges interested in Freelon:
USM, Alcorn State, LSU, Ole Miss, MSU, Alabama, Arkansas, Michigan

Scouts at Spring practice:

Received phone calls from:
Ole Miss and USM

Scholarship offers:
Alcorn State

Closest to offering:

Richard's top school:
Alabama, USM, MSU, and Ole Miss

"I went to their Jr Day, and I really liked how they talked about their education and practice facilities."

USM: "I went over there last summer and this Spring. Most colleges talk about education but USM means it. They have a plan to get you your degree. I talk to their coaches a lot. They seem OK. They really like to run the ball too."

MSU: "I just like their facilities. I have been going over there for camps for a long time. I just like going up there. I just love their facilities."

Ole Miss: "They are still in the picture. I talk to their RB coach (Derrick Nix) a lot. He wants me to come up there and go to their camp. They are still in the picture but I am concentrating on the best school for me. But they are still up there. I have not counted them out just yet. I have been going to their camps for a few years too."

Jr Days/Spring games: Alabama (Jr Day) MSU ( Jr Day), Ole Miss (Jr Day), and USM (Spring game)

Summer Camps: MSU, Ole Miss, Alcorn State, Alabama, and LSU

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I really do not like to talk a lot. I am a thinker. Sports wise, I believe that if you do not work hard, you do not need to do it at all."

Nickname - Super Star 20

Best Player faced:
Xavier Stallings (DL/Baldwyn)

If not Richard Freelon, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Xavier Stallings (DL/Baldwyn)

Game I'm most anticipating: Baldwyn

Richard Freelon
Other athletes in my family: Brother, Dad, and 2 Uncles

Favorite college team growing up: LSU and Michigan

Favorite college football player:
Darren McFadden

Favorite pro football player: Deuce

Favorite Pro Team: Indy Colts

Favorite Food: Soul Food

Favorite Movie:

In my CD Player: Lil' Boosie

Pre-game hype song: We Ready

Biggest Influences: Mom and stepfather

Biggest Fan: Mom

Biggest Fear: Failure

2nd Best Sport: Track

Favorite Video Game: Maddon '08

Person I most look alike: Neli (singer)

First thing if I sign pro contract: Invest it

Dream date: Jennifer Lopez

Grades: 3.6 Core GPA / 16 ACT

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Special Note
We added one player who transferred to Mississippi, Aubrey Phillips, after the list already came out. Therefore, we have 41 players now listed and put in a tie at number 28.

To get a complete list of players who have been selected to the team so far, click here.

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