July 21, 2009

JUCO tackle leaning towards the Dogs

At 6-foot-6, 310-pounds, it's hard for Chucky Curry to hide anywhere.

But the East Central Community College offensive tackle has managed to stay under the radar despite having an impressive offer list. Curry has several suitors from the Southeastern Conference but is leaning towards one school in particular.

"I'm leaning towards Mississippi State," Curry said. "But I really haven't heard from them lately other than getting letters from them. I think they've got a good football team and a good school. I'm looking for a good school because I don't want to just play football, I want to go to school too."

Curry also has offers from Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Alabama, Tennessee, Memphis, Utah, Iowa State and Alabama State. He lists MSU, Tennessee, Memphis and Iowa State as his favorites.

"My coach told me that if I work hard then I can go anywhere that I want," Curry said. "I guess he was right."

Curry has already visited Tennessee this summer and plans on attending several Mississippi State games in the fall to watch his former teammate at East Central Maurice Langston play.

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