Charles Cross signs with Mississippi State University
Laurel High School football standout Charles Cross signed a letter of intent with Mississippi State University. Recently Cross became the first player in school history selected to play in the All-American Bowl that will air live on NBC on January 5, 2019. In addition to the All-American selection, Cross was named to the 5A All-State Team First Team Offensive Line by the Mississippi Association of Coaches and the 5A All-Region 3 Team. He also represented the state in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game. Cross plans to major in sports management. Pictured (seated L-R) are his mother Owedia Cross, Charles Cross, father Mitchell Cross Sr., (standing) Principal Dr. Michael Eubanks, Assistant Principal Dr. Jaymar Jackson, brother Mitchell Cross Jr., Head Football Coach Todd Breland, CTC Director Jeannine Agee and Offensive Line Coach William Clay.