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2018 3-star safety Shawn Preston commits to Mississippi State

Preston is the Bulldogs’ 14th commit in the class of 2018 and was the second safety to commit on Friday.

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Mississippi State’s 2018 recruiting class grew more on Friday, as 3-star safety Shawn Preston announced his plans to play his collegiate career in Starkville.

The 6-foot-1, 195 pound Preston chose Mississippi State over finalists Texas Tech, Louisiana Tech and Vanderbilt. The 46th-ranked prospect in Louisiana also held offers from Arizona, Colorado State, Purdue and SMU.

Preston has good size for a young safety. However, he will need to add some muscle once he reaches campus.

The Saint James, Louisiana native is the 14th commit in the Bulldogs’ 2018 class.