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Mississippi State picks up 3 commitments at ‘Big Dawg Camp’

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Mississippi State landed three commitments at its “Big Dawg Camp” Friday.

Four-star junior college defensive tackle Deion Pope, three-star offensive tackle Cordavien Suggs and junior college offensive guard Tyre Phillips all committed to the Bulldogs at the school’s annual camp for football recruits, Bulldawgs247 reports.

The 6-foot-4, 275-pound Pope, who plays at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, Mississippi, is ranked as the No. 2 defensive tackle nationally and the No. 7 prospect overall among junior college players, according to 247Sports Composite. He originally is from Collins, Mississippi.

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A Mississippi native, Suggs (6 feet 6, 282 pounds), Suggs is ranked as the No. 100 offensive tackle nationally and the No. 146 prospect in Florida, where he currently resides. He has 35 total offers, including South Carolina and Tennessee.

Phillips, who is 6-foot-6, 350 pounds and a Grenada, Mississippi native, is not yet rated. He plays at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, Mississippi.

All three of the recruits are a part of the 2017 recruiting cycle. Mississippi State now has 20 commitments in that class, which ranks sixth in the SEC and 14th nationally, according to 247Sports.

Suggs made his commitment public on Twitter:

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