Mississippi State appears to have added another member to its 2017 recruiting class on Saturday afternoon.
JJ Russell, a 3-star linebacker from Grenada (Miss.) High School, has committed to the Bulldogs, according to Paul Jones of 247 Sports.
Russell tweeted Friday night that he received an offer from Mississippi State. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound linebacker’s commitment is the 16th for the Bulldogs for the 2017 class, which is currently ranked No. 10 in the nation and No. 4 in the SEC by the 247Sports’ composite ranking.
Russell is rated the No. 83 outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 31 player in the state of Mississippi.
All rankings are provided by the 247Sports composite unless otherwise noted.