DB Chris Hughes (6-0 210) of Mobile, AL originally had Clemson as his favorite and has now adjusted his list. He says Mississippi State has a slight lead over Clemson, USC, and Ole Miss.
"Those are my top four," said Hughes. "I think State is probably first. They are recruiting me the hardest."
He was on the Bulldogs campus recently and liked what he saw. "It was real nice," he said. "I liked everything."
Hughes is friends with Clemson LB Brandon May and says he gives keeps him informed of the goings on in Tigertown. "He'll tell it to me straight," said Hughes. "He's told me a lot of good things about Clemson."
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He says USC is a school he is still learning about. "Most everything I know about them is from TV and the internet. I want to learn more," he said.
Hughes plans to visit Ole Miss with his high school coach soon and also wants to visit Columbia.