Pearl River CC: A 2000 all-State selection ... Team's leading ground gainer and scorer ... Played in the Mississippi All-Star game ... Team went 4-6 in 2000 ... Runs a 4.6 40 ... Chose MT over Houston and Baylor ... Was also recruited by Miami, FL and Virginia Tech.
High School: Played for coach Alton Walton at North Forrest High School ... Led the team in rushing as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named the best defensive end in the state by Atlanta Magazine ... Registered the most touchdowns on the team as a junior and senior ... Scored four touchdowns in a game before halftime twice during his junior and senior seasons ... Voted team MVP as a junior and senior ... Was also all-District and all-Region as a junior and senior.
Personal: Parents: Gabe and Kay Hatten ... Born: 10/30/78.