Saulsberry is the only player in Mississippi State history to play and start in every one of his games as a Bulldog (50). He was named AP All-SEC honorable mention following his senior season in 2011. During his four years at Mississippi State, Saulsberry played and excelled at four different starting positions along the offensive line. After defeating Wake Forest in the 2011 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, the Coldwater, Miss., native finished his 2011 campaign with 45 takedowns, grading out a champion in six games.
Started all 12 games, mostly playing right guard but received two starts at center.
Started all 12 games at left guard ... Helped the Bulldog offense lead the SEC and finish ninth nationally in rushing offense, averaging more than 227 yards per game ... The offensive line created room for the offense to increase yards-per-game by nearly 100 yards from the previous season ... The o-line also allowed 16 fewer sacks in 2009 ... Played every snap in 10 games ... Helped pave the way for running back Anthony Dixon to set a new school record with 1,391 yards on the year ... Also cleared the path for the offense to eclipse the 300 rushing yard mark four times, including rushing 55 times for 327 yards at Arkansas and 59 times for 317 yards in the season-ending win over Ole Miss.
Started all 12 games of the year at right tackle . . . Won the first start of his collegiate career in his first game of eligibility on the offensive line . . . Played all 74 offensive snaps, a team high, during that first start, turning in a 79 percent blocking grade . . . For the second-straight week, saw the most action of any Bulldog offensive lineman in Week 2 home-opening win over Southeastern Louisiana . . . Tallied an 82 percent blocking mark against the Lions . . . Was on the field for all 61 offensive snaps vs. Auburn in the SEC opener . . . Was on the field for all 87 offensive snaps at Georgia Tech one week later . . . Scored a 78 percent blocking mark in Atlanta . . . Was on the field for all 59 offensive snaps in Week 5 at LSU . . . Tallied a 75 percent blocking ratio . . . Played all 73 offensive plays in the Bulldogs' 17-14 win over Vanderbilt at mid-season . . . Tallied a 74 percent blocking grade against the Commodores . . . Went all 63 offensive snaps in Week 7 at Tennessee, recording a 72 percent blocking mark . . . Went all 64 offensive snaps and graded out at an 84 percent mark against Middle Tennessee at homecoming . . . Played all 57 snaps at Alabama in Week 10, scoring a 70 percent blocking mark . . . Was on the field all 76 offensive snaps in the team's Week 11 win over Arkansas, grading out at 86 percent with five knockdown blocks . . . Started the season finale at right tackle for the Bulldogs.
Selected to play in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl Game Classic all-star game at Shreveport, La., following his senior season . . . Rated the No. 36 offensive guard prospect in the country by ESPN.com . . . Ranked among the top 60 offensive linemen in the Southeast by PrepStar recruiting magazine in its season-ending yearbook . . . Rated as the No. 15 prospect in the state following his senior season by Rivals.com, the third-best offensive lineman . . . Ranked among the top 25 players in the state of Mississippi by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger following his senior season, one of the top seven offensive linemen in the state . . . Named first-team, all-state in all classifications by the Clarion-Ledger newspaper on the offensive line following his senior season . . . Earned first-team, all-state mention in Class 3A by the Mississippi Association of Coaches at offensive guard . . . Graded out at 93 percent during his senior campaign with 24 pancake blocks . . . Ran a 5.15 40-yard dash at the Oxford Scout.com combine, the third-fastest time among linemen . . . His nine-foot broad jump was the best in his group, while his 8.03-second time in the three-cone event was second best among his peers . . . His 5.03-second short shuttle time tied for the third fastest at that camp, while his 26-foot vertical leap was third among linemen . . . Credited with a 325-pound bench press max by the Rivals.com recruiting web site . . . Started on both sides of the ball since his freshman season in high school for head coach Clay Stevens at Independence (Miss.) High School . . . Registered 40 tackles during his sophomore season as a defensive tackle . . . Also played basketball and ran track on the high school level . . . Other top scholarship offer: Ole Miss . . . Committed to MSU in July 2006.
Born Quentin Cortez Saulsberry, 10-14-88, in Coldwater, Miss. . . . Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Saulsberry.