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#14 Cedric Jiles
Position: DB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Clinton, MS
High School: Clinton HS
Experience: High School
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CAREER: Talented Mississippi-bred player expected to compete for a spot in the defensive backfield this fall … Made an immediate impact as a reserve cornerback appearing in the first three games of his true freshman season before being sidelined by an injury … Totaled five tackles and a pass breakup in his time on the playing field . . . Granted redshirt after suffering early-season injury.

2012: Tallied five tackles (four solo) and a pass deflection in three games . . . Garnered a career-high three tackles and a pass breakup in a season-opening win against in-state foe Jackson State … Earned a tackle in games against Troy and Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports . . . Ranked the 16th-best player in Mississippi by 247Sports . . . The No. 47 best corner prospect in the country according to Rivals.com . . . Earned First-Team All-State honors by the Clarion-Ledger and state coaches association . . . Made four tackles in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game . . . Was credited with 27 tackles (one for loss), one interception, two forced fumbles, five pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and a touchdown his senior season . . . On offense, caught four passes for 23 yards and ran 16 times for 88 yards, while also returning six punts for 72 yards on special teams . . . Totaled 25 tackles, five pass breakups, one interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery during his junior campaign . . . Participated in the Army All-American Combine in the summer of 2010, where he was clocked at 4.38 in the forty-yard dash . . . Tallied 33 tackles and two interceptions his sophomore campaign . . . Also ran track in high school, where he finished third in the state championship meet in the 100-meter dash his junior year . . . Chose Mississippi State over Southern Miss and Ole Miss.

PERSONAL: Born Cedric Jiles on Dec. 8, 1993, to parents Cynthia and Cedric Jiles Sr.

JILES’ Career Highs
Total Tackles – 3, vs. Jackson State (9-1-12)
Assisted Tackles – 1, vs. Jackson State (9-1-12)
Solo Tackles – 2, vs. Jackson State (9-1-12)
Pass Breakups - 1, vs. Jackson State (9-1-12)