Stephenson High School's Class of 2012 is a candidate to lead the nation for the number of seniors that will sign major-college football scholarships (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)
Do you want to some of the state’s top college football prospects in one place?
At least a dozen will play on display at a high school scrimmage at 7 p.m. at DeKalb’s Hallford Stadium.
It’s a football scrimmage between Stephenson and Tucker.
Everybody knows about Stephenson. They’ve got enough talent to compete with a small college (they tried to scrimmage Valdosta State but GHSA wouldn’t allow it. Kidding) Stephenson has 11 seniors that have committed to D1 schools, including 7 to the SEC. The top Stephenson players to watch are DE Jarontay Jones (committed to Virginia Tech), LB Raphael Kirby (Miami), tailback Mike Davis (Florida) and defensive lineman Jafar Mann (Florida).
Then there is Tucker.
For years, Tucker — and not Stephenson — was DeKalb County’s haven for college talent. This year, Tucker doesn’t have as many, but as always they have a few good ones. Linebacker Jacob Sealand is headed to Vanderbilt, picking the Commodores over Miami, among many others. Defensive end Josh Dawson could’ve gone to about any school in the USA, but rather surprised everybody by picking Vandy over Notre Dame and UGA, among others.
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Jacob Sealand is one of 13 committed D1 players on display in tonight's scrimmage. The Tucker LB committed to Vanderbilt earlier this summer. Was offered by Miami the next day, but stuck with Vandy (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)
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– By Michael Carvell, AJC Recruiting Blog
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