August 13, 2010

Hodge deciding between three on Saturday

One of the top defensive tackles in the Southeast will make his college decision known.

Monroe, La., three-star standout Demarcus Hodge will choose between Mississippi State, Arkansas and TCU on Saturday.

"I want to go on and get it out of the way so I can focus on my senior year," Hodge said. "That was one of my main priorities. I've heard stories about guys going into the season and they are focusing more on their decision and they get stressed out so much that they can't even play and have fun their senior year in high school. I didn't want the same thing to happen."

Many prospects choose a day of significance to announce their decisions but Hodge's choice for Saturday is quite simple.

"I just wanted it to be a day that I didn't have practice," Hodge said.

While only one of the schools will be lucky enough to land the 6-foot-1, 300-pounder he likes difference aspects about his trio of finalist.

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