Posted On: 04/14/21 11:01 AM

This year’s linebacking group has only had a few guys pop up in recruiting circles so far. Mississippi has always been home to some great linebackers at all levels of college football, and more will continue to rise as the year goes on. This spring, 4 linebackers made waves in their recruitment, as they added their first or a new offer recently.

Jamarion Blackshear | Byhalia

A standout player at Byhalia High, Jamarion Blackshear plays WILL LB and has the athleticism to cover in space. Blackshear flies around the field and reads his keys quickly. He is constantly in the right place and is always the first player to get contact on the ball carrier. In the pass game, Blackshear can cover shallow zones and make open field tackles. Would love to see him add some more weight moving forward so he can become more of a thumper when he tackles. Blackshear added an offer from Millsaps College recently.

JD Nanney | Booneville

With over 122 tackles last season, JD Nanney was a force to be reckoned with on the field. Nanney plays like an old school MIKE LB. He is dominant versus

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