February 26, 2007

Kosciusko OL getting early looks

Kosciusko is poised to make another run at the 4A title game this fall and leading the way along the offensive line is center John Paul Alford. Alford has received interest from several schools and has ties to two local teams. Who is in the early mix for one of the Magnolia State's top OL prospects?

"I've been getting a lot of stuff from Mississippi State," he said. "That is probably the biggest. Ole Miss has sent me some stuff, Florida and Alabama and Auburn, LSU.

"My top school would probably be Mississippi State. I grew up a Mississippi State fan and we have season tickets for football and basketball and I went to all the games as a kid and my parents are big fans. My grandfather is actually a big Ole Miss fan. He is a season ticket for Ole Miss football so he is kind of pushing me in that direction, but my parents of course are Mississippi State, so I am kind of torn.

"I'm looking for the academic part of it. The players the coaches, how far it is from my home and that's about it."

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