October 24, 2007
Stigers makes it official
After commenting on Tuesday night that a surprise was coming very soon, Ridgeland three-star DE Trevor Stigers pulled the trigger on Wednesday and let the Mississippi State coaching staff know he was going to be a Bulldog.
"I didn't know that commitment stuff was going to be that big," commented the 6-foot-4, 225 pounder. "Me and my coaches were sitting around, and me and me and my mom was doing pros and cons this weekend, and we looked at all the schools that was recruiting me. Mississippi State just came out on top of everything.
"She told me to keep a level head and everything, so I was sitting around talking to (Ridgeland DL coach) coach Boden and playing time wherever I go and Mississippi State came up. But I have been liking Mississippi State for awhile and I just wanted to get that burden off my back.
"I didn't want to tell anybody who I was looking at the most (prior to his announcement today) and trying to let everybody know I was on the same level as people. So I went ahead and committed.
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