Mississippi State is expecting to welcome a nice group of official visitors this weekend as it tries to wrap up its 2013 recruiting class.
The biggest name on campus this weekend will be MacKensie Alexander, a five-star cornerback from Immokalee (Fla.) High School. Alexander is listed as the No. 2 cornerback in the Class of 2013 by ESPN, 247Sports says he is the No. 4 CB and Rivals ranks him at No. 7 for his position.
In addition to Alexander, the Bulldogs are hosting a few four-star-or-better committed prospects, including Chris Jones, a five-star defensive end from Houston (Miss.) High School, Ashton Shumpert, a four-star safety from Tupelo (Miss.) High School, Jake Thomas, a four-star offensive tackle from Columbus (Miss.) High School, and Cord Sandberg, a four-star dual-threat quarterback from Bradenton, Fla., Manatee High School.
State will also host Gabe Myles, a three-star cornerback from Starkville (Miss.) High School, Kent Flowers, a three-star offensive tackle from Hollandale, Miss., Simmons High School, Deon Mix, a three-star offensive guard from Batesville, Miss., South Panola High School, Brandon Wells, a three-star athlete from Bogue Chitto (Miss.) School, Jamaal Clayborn, a three-star offensive guard from Flowood, Miss., Jackson Academy, and Tyre'oune Holmes, a three-star athlete from Tylertown (Miss.) High School.
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