Best high school football players in Mississippi heading into 2021

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Mississippi’s top college football recruit is heading to Georgia. Running back On Thursday, Branson Robinson announced he chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Mississippi State and Tennessee.

Robinson, a 4-star recruit, visited Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. He’s currently the No. 4 running back in the nation, according to the 247Sports.com Composite rankings.

Last year, Robinson averaged 9.7 yards per carry with 15 touchdowns, according to his stats on MaxPreps.

Robinson’s teammate Zxavian Harris is the No. 4 recruit in the state. The defensive lineman will stay in-state and play for Ole Miss.

Alabama has nabbed the state’s No. 2 overall recruit, offensive tackle of Jaheim Oatis of Columbia.

Khamauri Rogers, the No. 3 recruit, is also leaving the state. The Holmes County defensive back has given his verbal to Miami (Florida).

247Sports.com Composite Rankings Mississippi Class of 2022

Rank, Name, Position, High School, College Verbal Commitment

No. 1 Branson Robinson, RB – Germantown – Uncommitted

No. 2 Jaheim Oatis, OT – Columbia – Alabama

No. 3 Khamauri Rogers, CB – Holmes County – Miami (Florida)

No. 4 Zxavian Harris, DL – Germantown – Mississippi

No. 5 Trevion Williams, DL – Crystal Springs – Florida State

No. 6 Marquez Dortch, ATH – George County – Mississippi

No. 7 Stone Blanton, LB – Madison-Ridgeland – Uncommitted

No. 8 Bryson Hurst, OT – Gautier – Uncommitted

No. 9 Donterry Russell, EDGE – Provine – Mississippi State

No. 10 Aaron Bryant, DL – Southaven – Uncommitted

No. 11 Larry Simmons, WR – Moss Point – Mississippi

No. 12 Khalid Moore, LB – Poplarville – Mississippi State

No. 13 Jacarius Clayton, OT – Tupelo – Mississippi

No. 14 Jordan Anthony, ATH – Tylertown – Uncommitted

No. 15 R.J. Moss, DL – Biloxi – Uncommitted

No. 16 Jaterrious Elam, CB – Greenville Christian – Mississippi State

No. 17 Dakota Jordan, ATH – Canton Academy – Mississippi State

No. 18 Blaker Gunter, TE – Madison Central – Uncommitted

No. 19 Trent Singleton, ATH – Raymond – Mississippi State

No. 20 Jarnorris Hopson, WR – Horn Lake – Mississippi State

No. 21 Wesley Miller, S – Heritage Academy – Mississippi State

No. 22 Jerry Johnson, ATH – Pearl – Uncommitted

No. 23 Jeremiah Dillon, WR – Tylertown – Mississippi

No. 24 JD Stewart, LB – Greenville Christian – Southern Miss

No. 25 Carter Edwards, OT – Presbyterian Christian – Colorado

No. 26 Ashton Hollins, ATH – George County – Illinois

No. 27 Kalvin Dinkins, DL – Lake – Uncommitted

No. 28 Cameron Knox, WR – New Albany – Southern Miss

No. 29 Kyron Barnes, OT – Adams County Christian – Southern Miss

No. 30 Kamron Barnes, IOL – Adams County Christian – Southern Miss

No. 31 Wil Saxton, IOL – Benton Academy – Southern Miss

No. 32 Zach Wilcke, QB – Hernando – Southern Miss

No. 33 Kenyon Clay, RB – Union – Southern Miss

No. 34 Mario Wilbourn, LB – Lafayette – Southern Miss

247Sports.com Composite Rankings Mississippi Class of 2023

Rank, Name, Position, High School, College Verbal Commitment

No. 1 Suntarine Perkins, ATH – Raleigh – Uncommitted

No. 2 Tabias Hinton, EDGE – Hattiesburg – Uncommitted

No. 3 Isaac Smith, S – Itawamba Agricultural – Uncommitted

No. 4 Ty Jones, ATH – Bay Springs – Uncommitted

No. 5 Ayden Williams, WR – Ridgeland – Uncommitted

No. 6 Mack Howard, QB – Heritage Academy – Uncommitted

No. 7 Malik Ellis, OT – Laurel – Uncommitted

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