5-star DE Jeffery Simmons picks Mississippi State over ‘Bama, Ole Miss

5-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons has shocked the recruiting scene nationwide in committing to Mississippi State over Ole Miss and Alabama.

OFFICIAL: Jeffery Simmons has committed to MISSISSIPPI STATE over Ole Miss and Alabama. pic.twitter.com/nakO7DC6a4

— Robby Donoho (@RobbyDonoho) February 3, 2016

Simmons, who will soon graduate from Mississippi’s Noxubee County High School, was expected to pick the Rebels despite a late push from the Crimson Tide. Instead, he will head to Starkville and provide immediate help for a Bulldogs unit that ranked 55th in the nation last season.

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