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Favors still weighing collegiate options

Updated: November 17, 2008, 1:00 PM ET
By Matt Winkeljohn | Special to ESPNRISE.com

ATLANTA -- It rarely happens on the basketball court, but off the hardwood, Derrick Favors is getting pushed and pulled repeatedly.

When you're a big guy with instincts, athleticism and enough wingspan to draw comparisons to Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks, college basketball coaches circle like birds of prey.

Fellow players want you as a future teammate, so they bombard you with text messages. Everybody, it seems, wants to know your plans.

But Favors, a ...

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