Three-star offensive tackle Cordavien Suggs might play high school football in Florida but the reason he committed to Mississippi State in July is so he can play college ball at home.
Suggs, who plays at Jacksonville Beach (Fla.) Fletcher, originally is from Mississippi and is excited about returning to his home state.
"I’m a Mississippi native," Suggs told GN. "They just felt comfortable; they felt like family. I felt it was the right move."
Suggs (6 feet 6, 285 pounds) is looking forward to the opportunity to play for Dan Mullen.
"He’s a coach I can relate to. He’s somewhat of a players' coach," Suggs said. "He definitely believes in hard work, and that’s what I believe in, too. He’s real cool."
Suggs chose the Bulldogs over offers from Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and North Carolina State, among others.
“I still plan on taking my five official visits,” Suggs said. “But I am pretty solid with my commitment."
When asked who he models his game after, Suggs did not hesitate.
"Joe Thomas of the Cleveland Browns," he said. "He’s one of the guys I watch."
Suggs gave a final message to Mississippi State fans: "Hail State."
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