Stephon Tuitt has a new leader. Same as the old leader.
With respect to classic rock band The Who (”meet the new boss/same as the old boss”), that’s the story with Tuitt. The rangy defensive end from Monroe Area (6-foot-5, 252 pounds) has Georgia Tech back atop his list of schools.
If you weren’t paying close attention you probably never knew the Yellow Jackets were ever out of that spot. Tuitt first mentioned them to me as his leader in an interview I had with him back in late March.
But just last week, while I was on vacation down in the Gulf, Monroe Area coach Matt Fligg sent me a message on behalf of Tuitt indicating that Tuitt had decided on a final seven from his numerous offers and he had ranked them in order. I was more than a little surprised to see that Tuitt had Miami first.
“He grew up there,” Fligg explained. “Always been a big fan.”
The Hurricanes were slow in recognizing Tuitt’s talent. They didn’t offer him until earlier this spring. Nevertheless, they sprung