#26 Ranked Player in
Name: Richard Freelon
City: Bruce, MS
Vitals: 5' 10",
Date of Birth: October 5, 1989
2007 Football Season:
Rushed for 2, 533 yards and 33 TD's. Named Region 2-5A MVP.
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
at Spring practice: MSU and USM
Received phone calls from:
Ole Miss and USM
Scholarship offers: Alcorn State
to offering: USM
Richard's top school: Alabama,
USM, MSU, and Ole Miss
Alabama: "I went to their Jr
Day, and I really liked how they talked about their education and practice facilities."
"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."
"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."
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)
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
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:
athletes in my family: Brother, Dad, and 2 Uncles
team growing up: LSU and Michigan
Favorite college football player:
Favorite pro football player: Deuce
Pro Team: Indy Colts
Favorite Food: Soul Food
In my CD Player: Lil' Boosie
hype song: We Ready
Biggest Influences: Mom and stepfather
Biggest Fear: Failure
2nd Best Sport:
Favorite Video Game: Maddon '08
Person I most look
alike: Neli (singer)
First thing if I sign pro contract: Invest
Dream date: Jennifer Lopez
Grades: 3.6 Core GPA
/ 16 ACT
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.
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