Posted: 12:19 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
By FWtCT Staff
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You can add 4-star Itawamba AHS running back Ashton Shumpert to the list of recruits who have signed on to play at Mississippi State today.
Shumpert, the Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Mississippi, becomes the 12th Bulldog recruit for the class of 2013 to sign, the school announced today through a statement on coach Dan Mullen's twitter account.
Shumpert was one of the most heavily sought after players in the state this year, and only recently made his commitment to MSU. Unlike many recruits, Shumpert kept a low profile during the entire recruiting process, taking his visits, but always keeping his decision close to the chest. And once he made his decision in early January, Ashton stuck with that decision, ultimately signing with State today
West Point HS - West Point, Mississippi
Height - 6'1"
Weight - 205 lbs
40 - 4.50
Recruiting Service Ranking
247Sports - 4-star (#4 MS, #15 S), 94 Grade
Scout - 4-star (#20 RB)
Rivals - 3-star (#6 MS, #31 ATH), 5.7 Grade
Mississippi State, Florida State, Ole Miss, Wisconsin, Alabama (interest), Arkansas (interest), others (interest)
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