Another day, another Georgia football recruit committing to Vanderbilt.
Paris Head, a defensive back from Buford High School, picked Vanderbilt among his 10 scholarship offers, which he said also included Boston College and Louisville. He also had serious interest from numerous other SEC and ACC schools, including Georgia Tech and UGA, that wanted him to attend summer camp.
“I messaged [Vanderbilt's recruiting coordinator] on Facebook and I told him I was ready to commit,” Head explained to the AJC. “He told me to call the head coach [James Franklin]. I did, told him I was ready to commit, and Coach Franklin was excited and said ‘Welcome to the Vanderbilt family.’”
Vanderbilt has launched an all-out invasion on recruiting Georgia — 7 of 8 commitments for 2012 are from Georgia.
“I think that’s awesome because I feel like Georgia is one of the top states in the country for football,” Head said. “I think they are doing a great job of recruiting here, and I feel like Vanderbilt’s program is going in the right direction.
“I like the coaches there, they are real personable. They have a great recruiting class this year I think the program is going to compete for SEC championships, and I’m excited about being part of it.”
The 6-foot-1, 170-pounder will play defensive back or safety at Vanderbilt.
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