Recruiting Recap 10/11

CQ_sSDdU8AAFzYjHouston County’s star quarterback Jake Fromm alluded early Saturday morning that commitment could be imminent on his Alabama visit. It broke that the junior gunslinger had committed to the Crimson Tide in the afternoon, and Fromm confirmed with a tweet Saturday night: “After much thought and prayer I would like to announce that I am committed to the University of Alabama.” Alabama has a history of landing talented players from Middle Georgia and now Jake Fromm joins an elite bunch. JR FILM

A really talented 2018 quarterback, Garrett Bass, took a visit to Western Kentucky. He suffered a leg injury during the season, but even weeks after is still one of the leaders in passing yards. That won’t last forever, but the point is Bass can toss it. RG Profile

Mill Creek’s talented center, Tyler Fannin, took in the Tennessee vs. UGA game. He had an awesome visit. He told Recruit Georgi,. “What a great game. Met with OL coach Mahoney, he was impressed with my size and build.” The impressive junior center has visited some of the top schools in the South recently and each coaching staff has come away impressed. Kansas State offered a few weeks back and was the center’s first Power 5 offer.

Marvin Kinsey Jr. has passed for over 1,000 yards this season. The Georgia Southern commit has very good balance and is the primary ball-carrier for Riverwood. Coming off a strong offseason, this comes as very little surprise for the talented running back from Sandy Springs. SR FILM

CQ-pzwMUYAAJAJSKurt Taylor had an incredible visit to Notre Dame. The talented junior back from Covington spoke of Notre Dame’s stadium as a “magical place” and even got to meet NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson, whose son is a starting wide receiver for the Fighting Irish. In fact, Robinson approached Taylor about taking a picture with the star back. RG Profile

Three other Newton HS athletes were on the move this weekend. Juniors, Jaquan Henderson (LB), Jeremiah Holloman (WR) and Deion Watson (DT) watched the Alabama Crimson Tide take on Arkansas.

Zeke Smith, the last Newton recruit we heard about, visited Arizona State. Smith is a 2016 cornerback recruit who is currently committed to Alabama State.

UT-Chattanooga hosted a handful of Georgia recruits. Salem’s All-Region defensive players LB Manny Holmes and DT Behr Cooper were in attendance, as well as Cherokee’s Bryson Perry and North Cobb Christian’s Jalen Dampier. Both Perry and Dampier project well at defensive back at the next level.

Kennesaw State also had a big recruiting day for its Homecoming Game. Calhoun two-way athlete Ryan Randall showed up. He has recently been hearing from Michigan State, as well. Thomson’s physical running back Billy Mance took in the game. He could fit in at either running back position for the Owls’ option offense but should fill out more and play B-Back. All-State defensive tackle Dontae Wilson was at the game. The Jefferson HS lineman is a terror in the backfield and one of the top junior DTs in the state. Chilton Tolliver, a really impressive freshman offensive lineman from Grayson HS, made his first college unofficial visit to KSU. Finally in Owl recruiting news is their offer to Etowah’s Bronson Rechsteiner. Cannot say for sure what position they offered him at, but the kid could be a beast on either side of the ball. Kennesaw State’s offer is the third for Rechsteiner in the last 10 days.

Heard County’s impressive dual-threat QB Emory Jones was at the Clemson vs. Georgia Tech game Saturday. His skill set is an ideal fit for Clemson’s spread attack. RG Profile

Ashton Hughes, from Community Christian, made his second visit to Reinhardt. Hughes said he had a great visit. RG Profile

Cherokee junior offensive tackle Cameron Graham‘s recruitment has taken off after the release of midseason highlights. Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech, Clemson, and Duke among others have sent the 6’5″, 260-pound offensive tackle prospect mail.  RG Profile

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Newton offensive guard Dakori West was at Carson-Newman yesterday. He’s a very technically sound lineman and has gained good weight over the offseason. RG Profile

Douglas County’s Aaron Cauthen visited Tennessee as the Vols upset the Georgia Bulldogs. The 6’5″, 220-pound TE didn’t play at all last year after suffering a knee injury, but his senior film showcases very strong run-blocking skills. RG Profile

A pair of Douglas County players also visited Georgia State. DJ Avery and Germon Murray watched the Panthers take on App State. Both are good 2016 safety prospects.

Jumbo athlete Dawson Covington from Frederica Academy visited Jacksonville University. He could play TE, OT, DE or even DT at the next level depending on how he fills out.

 

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Perry (top left), Dampier (top right) and Behr Cooper and Manny Holmes at UTC

Perry (top left), Dampier (top right) and Behr Cooper and Manny Holmes at UTC

 

Newton trio at Alabama

Newton trio at Alabama

 

Frederica's Dawson Covington at Jacksonville

Frederica’s Dawson Covington at Jacksonville

 

Calhoun athlete, Ryan Randall at Kennesaw State

Calhoun athlete, Ryan Randall at Kennesaw State

 

2018 QB Garrett Bass at Western Kentucky

2018 QB Garrett Bass at Western Kentucky

 

Freshman offensive lineman, Chilton Tolliver, takes first college visit. Kennesaw State coach Liam Klein alongside.

Freshman offensive lineman, Chilton Tolliver, takes first college visit. Kennesaw State coach Liam Klein alongside.

 

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  1. My name is Kory Coppin I am interested to go to KSU an I saw they game Saturday they did good when I saw the game I wanted to go KSU for my education an my athlete skills I want to prve the coaches what I can do on the field an off the field. Thank you for your time

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