According to Rob Haralson of the Rivals.com Mississippi State site, Travis Outlaw, a 6-9, 240-pound forward from Starkville High School in Starkville, Mississippi, decided to stay home. Outlaw committed to Mississippi State today at a press conference.
Haralson's site had a representative on hand and you can view his story at: Travis Outlaw Decides
Outlaw is a top 50 player due to his size and perimeter skills. He should have an immediate impact player on the college level. "I am trying to work on my handle," Outlaw said. "I am trying to work on my shooting from the outside too."
These are two areas that need to be more consistent for Outlaw to take advantage of his height. When Outlaw's game is on, he can beat you up on the perimeter and hammer you inside with drives to the basket.
Rivalshoops.com saw Outlaw play several times over last summer and also watched him a couple of times at the Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions event. He can be a special player on the college level.
Outlaw has the ability to dominate a game and carry a team on his shoulders. Outlaw averaged 21 points, nine rebounds and 10 blocks per game as a junior.
Outlaw also considered Memphis, Alabama, Louisville, LSU, and Kentucky.