One of the top prospects in the state of Mississippi released his top 5 on Friday. And both of the SEC schools in Mississippi got some good news.
C.J. Avery, a 4-star 2017 safety from Grenada, Miss., had both Ole Miss and Mississippi State in his top 5, along with ACC schools Florida State, Clemson and Louisville.
— Cj Avery 9️⃣ (@Averyy_Sports) July 29, 2016
Avery is the No. 5 player in the state of Mississippi for the class of 2017. He is also the No. 19 saftey, per the 247Sports Composite rankings. Ole Miss currently has the No. 21 class for the 2017 cycle, while Mississippi State comes in at No. 14.
Avery trimmed his list from 10 to five, cutting SEC schools Alabama, Auburn and Tennessee.