Callaway classmates share spotlight - - Jackson, MS

Callaway classmates share spotlight

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Callaway H.S. is where you'll find the number 1 football recruit in the state. Callaway H.S. is where you'll find the number 1 basketball recruit in the state.

Rod Taylor and Malik Newman share the same hallways. They also share a special friendship that started in middle school.

The two high profile prospects played on the same AAU team growing up. They've also played on the same state championship basketball team the past two years.

Malik calls Rod his big brother, while Rod feels like a protector of the guy he calls his little brother. While Rod is wrapped up in football and Malik preparing for a new basketball season, they are constantly sending each other messages and can relate to the pressure each other feels as a big time recruit.


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