Pegues, Powe highlight Mississippi's talent

Updated: May 7, 2004, 2:16 PM ET
By Tom Lemming |
Editor's note: Look for Tom Lemming's 2004 Recruiting Road Trip reports every Tuesday and Friday.

JACKSON, Miss. -- I've long held the opinion that the state of Mississippi is one of the most productive states per capita in the country when it comes to blue-chip football prospects. But after traveling through the Magnolia State from north to south and east to west, I've come to the conclusion that this is only an average year for football talent in the state.