March 23, 2010

Harris happy to have first offer from MSU

Mississippi State has made it a point to recruit the Magnolia State and also to personally hand pick which quarterbacks receive scholarship offers.

Mullen was able to do both in offering Southaven quarterback Dominique Harris his first scholarship offer.

"I was excited to get my first scholarship for football," Harris said. "It caught me off guard. I wasn't expecting it as soon as I got it. (Mullen) first called and told me about it and then he mailed the papers to my house."

Mullen has had plenty of successful quarterbacks in the past coaching Alex Smith, Chris Leak and Tim Tebow among others. He spoke with Harris about his track record tutoring signal callers.

"He told me about the people in the past that he's coached," Harris said. "He told me how successful they've been."

Harris visited Starkville a few weeks ago for the Bulldogs first junior day.

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