‘Big Play Ray’s’ son to decide between SEC schools

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Ray Buchanan Jr., son of the former NFL Pro Bowler, will decide between Arkansas and Ole Miss on Saturday.

The 5-foot-11, 176-pounder from Peachtree Ridge High School is scheduled to announce his college decision live on GPB during the telecast of the Corky Kell Classic at the Georgia Dome. It will be televised live around 6:30-7 p.m. and you can click on this link to watch it live.

Like his famous father, Buchanan plays defensive back. The elder Buchanan played college football at Louisville and then in the NFL for 12 seasons, including from 1997-2003 for the Atlanta Falcons. Buchanan famously exchanged trash talk with Shannon Sharpe before Super Bowl XXXIII against the Denver Broncos.

Peachtree Ridge DB Ray Buchanan Jr. will pick between Arkansas and Ole Miss (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)

Peachtree Ridge DB Ray Buchanan Jr. will pick between Arkansas and Ole Miss (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)

Back to Junior. Here’s what he likes about finalist No. 1, Arkansas: “I have a good relationship with the coaches. I’ve had a lot of time to get to know them since they were the first school to offer me, which really caught my eye.”

Junior on Ole Miss: “They are also recruiting me as a cornerback. I really like their football program, and I visited this summer. I got to meet with [head coach Houston Nutt], and I like how he runs things down there. It’s a pretty quiet college town, and that’s another reason why I like them.”

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Twin sons of former Atlanta Hawks guard Mookie Blaylock, Walton High School's LB-DB Daron Blaylock and DB-WR Zack Blaylock (right), will play in Saturday's Corky Kell Classic at the Georgia Dome. The twins are committed to play football at Kentucky (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)

Twin sons of former Atlanta Hawks guard Mookie Blaylock, Walton High School's LB-DB Daron Blaylock (left) and DB-WR Zack Blaylock (right), will play in Saturday's Corky Kell Classic at the Georgia Dome. The twins are committed to play football at Kentucky (AJC photo by Michael Carvell)


16 comments Add your comment

GO DAWGS!!

August 20th, 2011
3:37 am

ROZEMAN13

August 20th, 2011
6:14 am

Dam Go Dawgs!! Gonna get my first !st, you beat me by 3 hours!

Paddy

August 20th, 2011
6:42 am

Any place but Arkansas! That coach is still there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MS Bully

August 20th, 2011
8:19 am

Any place but Ole Piss!! Hoddy Potty!!

tdawg in Stockbridge

August 20th, 2011
9:29 am

Good luck! Big Play ll.

bawbie

August 20th, 2011
9:52 am

Fire Dave Perno!

RRTDawgs

August 20th, 2011
10:12 am

I wounder why UGA did not go after this kid since we had no shot at Geno oh well good luck to Ray his father was good player for the Falcons .

1eyedJack

August 20th, 2011
11:07 am

Bigger fish to fry.

Bobo, Bobo, a pirate's life for me

August 20th, 2011
11:41 am

love the trash talk link. very funny.

RedandBlackDAWG

August 20th, 2011
11:50 am

If he likes Nutt, I would say, he better enjoy him for this year, as it seems his butt is as hot as everybody believes CMR’s is. Good luck to the kid where ever he decides to play though. An example of another Georgia High school player, making the big times.

wdemf

August 20th, 2011
1:06 pm

Dawgs asleep at the wheel. Another stud leaving the state. WDE

5150 UOAD

August 20th, 2011
2:11 pm

Recruiting is like Dating. You think she will be good in the sack but you never know until you get her there. Don’t date base on the writing on the bathroom wall or recruit based on the recruiting services.

Dawgs asleep at the wheel

August 20th, 2011
2:25 pm

You are assuming the UGA staff has not evaluated this young man, which is obviously not the case. There are at least 150 seniors from this state who will sign with D-1 schools other than Georgia. UGA cannot get them all, so they have to prioritize.

ATL Nole

August 20th, 2011
3:53 pm

Here is a link to the Dawgs new uniforms: http://i56.twitgoo.com/24ot4eg.png

Destin Dawg

August 21st, 2011
10:44 am

we can’t recruit 100 next year… Richt’s offer is more sincere than others… he doesn’t grey shirt… dump kids… like Saban etc…. good luck Ray…. go Dawgs !!!

schmeckdawg

August 22nd, 2011
12:53 pm

Michael, I think you mean Give Up The Big Play Ray don’t you?