Since 1985, the AJC’s Super 11 team has transformed into one of the nation’s most elite lists, consisting of the best 11 high school football players from the talent-loaded state of Georgia. Over the next few weeks, we’ll go over the top candidates for this year’s AJC Super 11, which will be released on Aug. 15)
The AJC Super 11 candidate: North Paulding WR Chris Conley
The skinny: The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Conley has averaged about 50 catches per year since he was a freshman while playing for North Paulding in a non-region schedule (basically against JV-like teams). North Paulding, a 4-year-old school, only now has a senior class this year. Conley caught 81 passes for 848 yards and six touchdowns for as a junior and ran a 4.42-second 40-yard dash at a recruiting combine in January. He is also an “A” student who will enroll early at UGA.
Colleges: Conley committed to UGA over Alabama in April, and was also considering offers from Georgia Tech,