TE Joshua Parris commits to Syracuse
Stephenson 2012 is arguably the most talented-loaded high school football team the state of Georgia has ever seen (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)
One high school in Georgia now has 10 football players that have committed to major colleges, including seven to SEC schools.
It’s Stephenson High School, located in Stone Mountain. The latest college decision was TE Joshua Parris pledging to Syracuse over Ole Miss and Vanderbilt over the weekend. Parris has family in the area, and liked the way Syracuse uses the tight end in the passing game. He was originally committed to South Florida but switched after being told he was recruited to play fullback.
Stephenson projects to have 14-17 sign D1 scholarships in 2012, which is a candidate to lead the nation. Here’s an updated list of commitments:
Who is next?
RB TJ Moon (5-10, 215) has Boston College, Syracuse, Mississippi State and Illinois as his leaders.
OL Steve McKenzie (6-2, 300) is favoring Memphis, Southern Miss and Western Kentucky
OL Nicholas Gibbons (6-5, 285) has Vanderbilt, UCF and Boston College as his leaders
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- Georgia’s No. 1 prospect at WR will pick between Auburn and Ohio State on Wednesday after (click on story link)
- 2013 Milton HS (Ga.) WR Ryan Jenkins picked up an offer from Clemson. His older brother, Marty Jenkins, plays for Clemson.
- Lincoln County OL/DE Charles Fogler (6-5, 220) attended UGA camp and has generated interested from Mississippi State, Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State and UAB. He is waiting on his first offer.
- Westminster DL Sam Jowers (6-3, 260) will visit or attend camps this week at North Carolina and Georgia Tech, and go to Virginia, Stanford, Duke and Princeton later this summer. Jowers, who set school records in the squat (480 pounds) and power clean (330) is waiting on his first offer.
- Chattooga QB Nathan Schuster (6-1, 190) has an offer from Georgia State. Schuster had a school-record 550 all-purpose yards against Gordon Central last year. He plays both QB and LB.
- Walton QB Brad Kilborn (6-3, 205) will be playing football this year at a post-graduate school, Cushing Academy, which is located near Boston. Kilborn passed for 1,350 yards and 12 TDs as a senior last year at Walton.
- Two Sequoyah seniors signed to play college football — Ben Rogers with West Liberty and Brandon Alexander with Mount Union.
– By Michael Carvell, AJC Recruiting Blog Got a recruiting item? firstname.lastname@example.org
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