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Ten at 10: Valdosta’s Jay Rome, Malcolm Mitchell tackle recruiting together

THE TEN AT 10:

The Ten at 10 appears on the AJC College Recruiting Blog every Tuesday and Thursday. It is an “aggregation blog,” a roundup of news and information from a variety of sources that is believed to be of interest to AJC readers. Material from sources other than the AJC is attributed. . . . Sorry it is posting so late today. I’ll sum up the delay in one word — toddler.

1. Valdosta’s Malcolm Mitchell and Jay Rome make almost all of their recruiting visits together. In fact, just this past week they went together to Alabama and Florida. But that doesn’t mean they’re offering themselves as a package deal. Teaming up for trips, they say, is just a matter of convenience. “We’ve been a lot of places together, but schools aren’t recruiting us together as far as get one to get both,” said Mitchell, a defensive back with about 16 offers. “It’s just that we’re both good players from the same place.” Mitchell (6-foot-1, 185 pounds) said it’s down to Alabama, Florida and …

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