Friday, March 30, 2012
Peach State Quick Hitters
By Kipp Adams
The Peach State has firmly entrenched itself in producing the fourth most FBS talent in the country, and while Georgia has some growing to do before it catches California in overall talent, it trails only Florida in FBS signees per player. Over 100 prospects from Georgia in the 2013 class are already claiming offers, with close to 10 in the 2014 class. In today's Peach State Quick Hitters, one glance at the number of schools mentioned by the prospects and it becomes evident that colleges from coast to coast are hoping to sign players from Georgia. Get the latest on several of the top recruits in Georgia right here:
Defensive lineman Marcus Adams (East Point, Ga./Tri-Cities) says Ole Miss has offered.
Running back Peyton Barber (Alpharetta, Ga./Milton) says Ole Miss, Purdue, Clemson, UNC, Vanderbilt, UCF, Kentucky and Louisville have offered.
Defensive end/outside linebacker Davin Bellamy (Chamblee, Ga./Chamblee) has offers from Georgia Tech, Virginia, South Carolina, N.C. State and Arkansas. He is visiting Vanderbilt this weekend and expects the Commodores to offer. He is also visiting FSU April 14 and thinks the Seminoles will offer as well.
Offensive tackle Orlando Brown Jr. (Suwanee, Ga./Peachtree Ridge) has offers from USC, Michigan, South Carolina, Auburn, Maryland, Notre Dame, West Virginia, Alabama and Iowa. The 2014 prospect is visiting Auburn Monday.
Wide receiver Carlos Burse (Alpharetta, Ga/Alpharetta) is going to Mississippi State tomorrow then Florida for its spring game April 7.
Offensive lineman Aulden Bynum (Valdosta, Ga./Valwood) is visiting UGA next Thursday through Saturday.
Linebacker Mohamed Camara (Cumming, Ga./West Forsyth) has picked up his first two offers from Western Kentucky and South Carolina, and he has been talking to Arkansas, FSU, Mississippi State, Miami, Vanderbilt, Ball State, Kentucky and Middle Tennessee.
Offensive lineman Josh Cardiello (Buford, Ga./Buford) is visiting FSU tomorrow and Florida next weekend.
Linebacker Reggie Carter (Snellville, Ga./South Gwinnett) is visiting Alabama today.
Offensive tackle Shamire Devine (East Point, Tri-Cities) picked up an offer from North Carolina recently and will be visiting Georgia Tech Wednesday.
Defensive lineman Jay Ellison (Hamilton, Ga./Harris Co.) says North Carolina and Mississippi State are his latest offers.
Defensive back Taurean Ferguson (Jonesboro, Ga./Jonesboro) says Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Akron, Cincinnati and Wake Forest have offered.
Linebacker Zane Fields (Hampton, Ga./Lovejoy) has an offer from Mississippi State, and he says a lot of schools are showing interest.
Linebacker Reuben Foster (LaGrange, Ga./Troup) says he has spoken to coaches at USC, Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida this week.
2014 defensive back Nick Glass (Atlanta/St. Pius) has picked up recent offers from UGA, Tennessee, Ohio State and N.C. State. He says Virginia Tech, UCLA, and Alabama are showing heavy interest. He will be in Tuscaloosa tomorrow to check out the Tide, and says he will be back in Athens soon to visit UGA.
Athlete Ali Groves (Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson) says he has offers from South Carolina, Florida, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Missouri. His next visit is to South Carolina and Auburn next week.
Wide receiver Tyree Harris (Marietta, Ga./Marietta) is going to Troy tomorrow, UCF April 14 and is supposed to visit Vanderbilt soon. He hopes to commit June 22 at his team’s 7-on-7 tournament in California.
Recently, wide receiver Marqui Hawkins (Columbus, Ga./Carver) says he has spoken to coach Travaris Robinson from Florida, Coach Dan Mullen at Mississippi State and Coach Sal Sunseri at Tennessee.
Wide receiver Ryan Jenkins (Marietta, Ga./Lassiter) has offers from Clemson and Louisville. He is visiting Auburn right now.
Offensive lineman Alan Knott (Tyrone, Ga./Sandy Creek) says he has offers from South Carolina, North Carolina, Louisville, Virginia Tech, Southern Miss and ECU and says he is talking to most programs in the southeast. Knott is visiting South Carolina tomorrow.
Offensive lineman Brandon Kublanow (Marietta, Ga./Walton) is on his way to Athens and will be spending the night at UGA.
Defensive back Demetrius Monday (Fairburn, Ga./Arlington Christian) is visiting South Carolina tomorrow, and also says Cincinnati is showing strong interest.
Defensive back Donnie Miles (Suwanee, Ga./North Gwinnett) is going to the UNC spring game April 14, and the Tar Heels commit says to look out for 2014 teammate Bobby Young. LSU and other SEC schools showing interest in the 6-foot-1, 175-pound wide receiver/defensive back.
Defensive back Noel Padmore (Flowery Branch, Ga./Flowery Branch) has offers from Ole Miss, Western Kentucky and Purdue. Auburn, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Michigan State, Missouri and Mississippi State are showing interest. Padmore plans to visit Ole Miss April 14.
Wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (Fort Valley, Ga./Peach County) now has offers from Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Clemson, South Carolina, Florida, UGA, Mississippi State and Tennessee.
Defensive lineman Isaac Rochell (McDonough, Ga./Eagles Landing Christian Academy) is visiting UGA today.
Defensive back Cam Sutton (Jonesboro, Ga./Jonesboro) says he visited Auburn last weekend.