Decision Day For Oak Grove Duo

Scout.com
Posted Dec 15, 2009


The state of Mississippi is enjoying another impressive crop of football talent. Two of the Magnolia State's top prospects, Robert Johnson and Jay Hughes, will announce their college decisions Tuesday morning at an 11:30 press conference at Oak Grove High School.

Robert Johnson profile

Robert was rumored to be close to announcing his college decision last week, but a flurry of activity resulted in that decision being delayed.

After several in person visits including meetings with both Dan Mullen of Mississippi State and Houston Nutt of Ole Miss, Johnson is now ready to declare his college intentions.

The talented wide receiver holds offers from Auburn, Kentucky, Louisville, Minnesota, Nebraska, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss and West Virginia.

Scout.com has learned that Johnson's final two are Mississippi State and Ole Miss.

Robert is currently rated as a three star prospect and ranked as the #62 wide receiver prospect in the country.

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Jay Hughes profile

Hughes has been recruited by several schools throughout the south, with Auburn, Duke, Mississippi State, Southern Miss, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and West Virginia extending offers.

Jay has the ability to play defensive back, running back or slot receiver on the next level. His versatility is one of the reasons he was awarded three stars and ranked as the #88 running back in America.

Scout.com has learned that Hughes' final two are Mississippi State and Vanderbilt.

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Oak Grove won the 6A south state championship earlier this year.

Hughes and Johnson will be the fourth and fifth Warrior players to make their college decisions.

Quarterback James McMahon signed a baseball scholarship with Mississippi State last month.

Steve McNair is currently committed to Southern Miss, while defensive tackle Vince Taylor is headed to Vanderbilt.

Expect a full story on the announcement later today.



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