Top-10 prospect Sidney signs with Bulldogs

STARKVILLE — Forget the big city lights of Los Angeles. Forget the big press conference and the Southern Cal cap. Forget that 6,000-word story in The New York Times.
The ending to Renardo Sidney’s much-hyped recruiting, he said, came down to something simple.
“I just had to realize, you know, I’m from Mississippi,” he said. “I’m from Jackson, Mississippi. I’ve got a lot of people, a lot of family members down there that can actually see me play in person, you know, just to go back home and play in front of everybody, all my fans.”

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5/1/09