Callaway vs. Provine
Thigpen's QB sneak was the difference.
Thigpen's QB sneak was the difference.
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Posted Sep 8, 2008


The Jackson metro area has been pretty much dominated by the Provine Rams for over a decade. Provine rarely loses one to a cross town rival, but this past Friday night they came out on the short end a 22-20 decision to Callaway. There were prospects lined up on both sidelines in what proved to be a thrilling game that went down to the final seconds.

Scout.com Road Report
Jonathan Walker Callaway HS (MS) LB / #10
C/O 2009
[GALLERY:]
Scout's Take: Walker fits the roll of your classic sleeper. Jonathan has played pretty much in obscurity in his high school career due to his team's lack of on the field success. He may not be a name a lot of people are familiar with, but the kid can play. He hits another gear when closing in on the ball carrier. He is very physical and takes good pursuit angles.
Mark Thigpen Callaway HS (MS) QB / #15
C/O 2010
[GALLERY:]
Scout's Take: I first got a look at Mark back in May at my camp in Tupelo. He had a very good day that day and a great night Friday night. He stands tall in the pocket and he delivers the ball with confidence. He is a very talented runner and he makes very good decisions in the option game. Mark has a lot of upside. As his offensive line develops, his profile will rise.
Antwaun Garner Callaway HS (MS) RB / #8
C/O 2011
Scout's Take: Antwaun is proof positive that it is worth packing the car and heading out to a football game every Friday night. He has a very smooth gait and an effortless running style. His ceiling will be determined by his own work ethic. If he continues to work hard, he has the chance to be very special.
Nickoe Whitley Provine HS (MS) S / #1
C/O 2009 | Watch Video
Scout's Take: Pound for pound Nickoe is one of the best football players in the state of Mississippi. He is a very instinctive tackler and at the point of contact on both offense and defense he is the one delivering the blow. He has the hips to play corner, the ball hawking skills to play safety and the elusiveness to play receiver or return kicks.
Committed to Mississippi State
Maxie Graham Provine HS(MS) DB / #3
C/O 2009
Scout's Take: Maxie is another prospect who had a great showing at the Tupelo camp. He drew excellent reviews from our LB coach that day. I believe Graham's size may send him to strong safety at the next level. He is a very sure handed tackler and a very good blitzer. He will sign with someone come signing day. It may be not be Division 1, but he will continue playing beyond his high school days.




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