January 19, 2007

Chaney making moves

The Bulldogs received a major boost when former Georgia Bulldog commit Jamar Chaney was denied admission into his home-state school. Chaney opted to re-open his recruiting and to sign with another school. The other Bulldogs of the SEC were recommended as a possibility for Chaney, and after a talk with Coach Croom, he decided to join the rebuilding of Mississippi State football.

After two years of working outside the hashes, the junior linebacker is embracing his move to the inside to replace former Bulldog great Quinton Culberson.

"Just watching Cub work is the main thing I took from him," Chaney said. "His work ethic can be put up there with the best. Sometimes I use to watch him, because I kind of figured I was going to move to the inside after he left. He was a great leader; he knew what everybody was doing on the field. Even off the field, he kept us together. I learned a lot from him even just playing next him."

Chaney is expected to be a major contributor for the Bulldogs in '07, but in his eyes, it is just another way to display his talents.

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