July 20, 2010

Busy week for Riles

Last month three-star athlete Jervohnte Riles gave a soft commitment to Mississippi State but still wanted to visit other schools this summer.

After talking things over with Bulldog head coach Dan Mullen, the two decided that Riles should take those trips before he made his mind up. So Riles has been on the road attending camps and has a busy week ahead of him.

Riles visited Southern Miss on Monday and will trek to Tennessee on Wednesday. He will be back at Alabama on Thursday for a 7-on-7 camp followed up by another visit to MSU on Friday for Big Dawg Camp.

While the Bulldogs remain in the hunt for Riles' services, other schools that have offered like Memphis, South Carolina and Southern Miss have closed the gap.

"Everybody is about 50-50," Riles said.

Riles' experience at State's camp last month has caused him to take a step back and is now back to his original plan of announcing his decision in February on signing day.

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