Georgia Tech holding on as frontrunner for Jefferson County DB

Georgia Tech is the frontrunner with Jefferson County’s B.J. Bostic, one of the Southeast’s top “athletes.”

But that could change at any moment with Bostic, who is making an unofficial visit this weekend to Florida. Bostic has offers from Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, UCLA, Connecticut, Central Florida, Kentucky, Maryland. He is also getting heavy interest from Florida, UGA, Michigan and West Virginia.

“Georgia Tech is still my No. 1, and Mississippi State is right there behind them,” Bostic told the AJC. “And all the other schools are pretty much even.”

What if Florida offers? “If Florida offered me, they might move out front. I’m supposed to talk with [Urban Meyer] later tonight or Saturday after the Florida spring game. They haven’t offered yet. But if they do, I just … don’t know.”

North Gwinnett lineman JaWuan James and Henry County wide receiver Markeith Ambles are some of the other top Georgia prospects visiting Florida this week.

The 5-foot-10, 165-pound Bostic runs the 40-yard dash in 4.39 seconds. He is being recruited at defensive back and wide receiver. Bostic’s cousin, Jefferson County defensive end Chris Crenshaw, signed with Georgia Tech in February.

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  • 18 comments Add your comment


    April 11th, 2009
    3:10 am

    If UGA comes a knockin this Georgia Tech nonsense will be set aside.

    Virgina Highland Jacket

    April 11th, 2009
    5:02 am

    45-42 – prepare for more beatings.


    April 11th, 2009
    9:21 am

    8-1 Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while.


    April 11th, 2009
    9:23 am

    1 out of 8. Sorry, not so easy to talk trash this early.

    Mr. B

    April 11th, 2009
    9:45 am

    And what is your record against UF the last 11 years again sswin??? Looks like a little nutt hunting of your own doesn’t it?? lol


    April 11th, 2009
    10:01 am


    thats great that you are hanging on to your recent 7 game streak so tightly. you dont see all the tech fans hanging on to our 8 game streak over you guys way back when or our 3 game streak in the late 90’s. That is the ebb and flow of college football by friend. As pointed out above by Mr. B, if you go by streaks you may not want to every head to Jacksonville again.

    Point is, you measure your program by preseason hype, recruiting class ranking, stadium size and attendance and the success of the legitimate powerhouses that are in your conference (something you strive to be but cannot get over the hump).


    April 11th, 2009
    10:05 am

    sorry- I prematurely hit send (it is too early to talk trash!)

    what I was saying is-

    Tech measures their program by conference and national titles. If UGA doesnt figure out a way to stop our offense this game will become more and more irrelevant.

    Judging from what I saw out of Preacher Richts ability to match wits with CPJ last November you may not want to hitch your wagon to the streak argument, as it is obviously not going your way. Go back to the old UGA standards- game attendance, SI covers and how good UF and LSU do on the national landscape.

    GO Jackets!


    April 11th, 2009
    11:18 am

    Dawgs are all bark and no bite. Notice how quite, no NC talk. Started ‘08 season as NC’s and ended the season losing to UF, UA, GT and no SEC and no NC anywhere in sight! You are on the national stage? UGA is and will continue to operate in the shadows of SEC Elite.

    Mitch Cumstein

    April 11th, 2009
    6:28 pm

    Where exactly is GT? Not even in the shadows. Your envy is obvious, otherwise you wouldn’t troll the UGA blogs looking for trouble. Concratulations on yuour win last year, its nice to re-warm the rivalry every now and again, it was getting boring. You know, you let your younger brother score a few times so he won’t lose all interst and go home.


    April 11th, 2009
    7:19 pm

    Except this is a Tech board Mitch… Who’s trolling on their rival’s board again?

    Yea UGA had a good run while we had a mediocre coaching staff but that has changed. If PJ can beat MR in his first season with a bunch of freshman against a preseason #1 UGA team I cannot wait to see what will happen as the team matures.

    If either team thinks this will be an easy win while PJ and MR are around they need to stop drinking the cool-aid. It will be a battle every year and I look forward to it. I’ll see you canines in ATL this November for round 2.


    PTC Jacket

    April 11th, 2009
    7:45 pm


    1-0 with Paul Johnson.


    April 12th, 2009
    9:33 am

    I think this kid would rather play with the best defensive backs in the state at GT. He can play with an All American SS and a true freshman Freshman all American in Rashad Reid.


    April 12th, 2009
    10:03 am

    Hey VaHi Jacket, you must think you are on the Duke blog.

    Die Aria Breath

    April 12th, 2009
    11:29 am

    GT National Title 2011


    April 12th, 2009
    1:31 pm

    Nice spring game sugarhill. LMAO. You’re getting curbed again in November- get your redneck ass prepared for a greasing.


    April 12th, 2009
    4:45 pm

    Get prepared for more beatings UGA under Paul Johnson. Bostic is going to look good in that GT uniform next year. UGA 08 most overrated team in history? Ha freakin jokes. 45-42

    Don't forget to flush ....

    April 12th, 2009
    11:50 pm

    1 out of the last 8 for the Yellow Jackets. Blind squirrels find nuts every now and then. Tech wins by 3 and their fans think their team is world beaters.

    Yo, GA fans….WINNING streaks have to start with a WIN. And a win is a win. The Jackets can’t get to 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, etc, etc, without first getting to 1-0.

    And GA fans thinking PJ’s Tech teams will be 1-7 vs. GA are in for some miserable “365 days of gloating” in the years to come.

    A different coaching staff, instilling a different mindset amongst its players.


    April 17th, 2009
    5:02 am

    Funny to hear poodles brag about streaks. The fact is, the Gators have three national championships more recently than the poodles have three victories over UF. Puts into perspective the standing of two programs. There will be a flood of top quality Georgia athletes heading for Gainesville, but only the very best are invited. Time will tell if Bostic is in that elite category who wants to play in the big time.