Georgia’s top 2013 football prospects to be featured in all-star game on Dec. 30

Grayson DE Robert Nkemdiche, who is a candidate to be the nation's  No. 1 overall prospect for 2013 (AJC)

Grayson DE Robert Nkemdiche, who is a candidate to be the nation's No. 1 overall prospect for 2013 (AJC)

Do you know about any juniors playing Georgia high school football that project to be D1 prospects?

Georgia’s RisingSeniors.com Bowl is looking for a few good men for its Dec. 30 all-star game.

The RisingSeniors.com Bowl is a recruiting showcase that features many of the state’s top junior football players each year. Around 60 of 90 roster spots have already been reserved, with the remaining 30 to be filled over the next few weeks.

The RisingSeniors.com Bowl is only in its second year, but has quickly passed national all-star games such the Under Armour All-America game and U.S. Army All-American Bowl with its importance toward recruiting. Why is that? The Under Armour and U.S. Army game features seniors which have either finished the recruiting process (by committing to a school) or are close to it. Recruiting is over.

Meanwhile, RisingSeniors.com features only juniors which are just beginning to appear on the recruiting radar with both college scouts and recruiting websites. If a high school junior performs well in the game’s practices and game, he could double, triple or quadruple his offers. He could be “discovered.” On the flip side, a highly-touted prospect who does not perform well could lose offers.

How does a junior get into the game? He can be nominated by anybody through the website at RisingSeniors.com or via email at jburns@risingseniors.com.

The game is the brainchild of former Georgia Tech star Joe Burns and his former teammate with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, Izell Reese. The four-day event, which also includes “life skills “ and mentoring classes, will be held Dec. 30 at Grady Stadium. There is no fee for participating in RisingSeniors.com, which has been approved by the Georgia High School Association.

Some of the top juniors committed to play in this year’s game (go to website for full rosters):

  • Robert Nkemdiche, DE, Grayson: Candidate to be the nation’s No. 1 overall prospect for 2013. Considering Alabama, among other offers.
  • Brice Ramsey, QB, Camden County: Committed to UGA.
  • Brandon “The Finisher” Kublanow, OL, Walton: Offers from Georgia Tech and UGA
  • Eddie Printz, QB, Lassiter: Committed to SMU.
  • Tray Matthews, DB, Newnan: Committed to UGA
  • Rueben Foster, LB, Troup County: Committed to Alabama

Now it’s your turn. Do you know a Georgia high school junior that deserves to be in the game? If so, please post his information below. Please include first and last name, position, height and weight, 40 speed and any weightlifting stats, and ONE link to any YouTube video.

– By Michael Carvell, AJC Recruiting Blog

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102 comments Add your comment

BAMA STAN

October 13th, 2011
10:39 am

13 NATIONAL TITLES -22 SEC TITLES!!!

First?

scotty81

October 13th, 2011
10:41 am

foster committed to alabama not aubie

BAMA=Cheaters!

October 13th, 2011
10:57 am

You might as well be called “The U”

tide roll

October 13th, 2011
11:19 am

Yes. The Offensive Line prospect you featured yesterday, and if things hold true to form for Richt and Bobo, future FLORIDA commitment, JOSHUA OUTLAW from MLK. He’ll look good at Guard, either alongside D. J. HUMPHRIES or JESSAMAN DUNKER. I’m sure the GATORS will be just as appreciative to receive OUTLAW as BAMA was to receive a committment from BRANDON GREENE. Richt and Bobo have got to stop “ARMING” their competition with this caliber of offensive line talent. Why do they insist on going OUT OF STATE to land some private school kid from the lowest classification, when the talent necessary to make them competitive with the Alabamas and LSUs of the world is right at Richt’s doorstep! Must be the “Roster Balancing” crap that, unfortunately, continues at UGA to this day. Because Richt/Bobo’s decisions on which offensive lineman they seriously pursue sure isn’t based on talent, level of competition or deservedness. It’s crazy, but that’s UGA.

GooseDawg

October 13th, 2011
11:25 am

Bama Stan,
Broken record dude. We ALL know Bama’s historical prowess because you & so many other Crimson Tide fans have nothing else to say most of the time. Do yall keep posting your historical stats because yall are scared that the NCAA is going to open an investigation into all of the past great Bama teams & strip yall of all 22 SEC Titles & 13 (Bama math) MNCs?

Really dude, if every fan of every team posted their teams PAST accomplishments in every post, these blogs would be EXTREMELY redundant & boring! It’s kinda moronic to post the same stuff day after day like, how bad UGA is at recruiting Olinemen. I don’t blame you for being proud of Bama’s 09 BCS Title & I don’t blame you for having high hopes this season (yall are looking tough) but really man, add some value if you’re going to post.

UGA – 6 National Titles, 12 SEC Titles, 2 Heisman Winnners!

Whoopty-doo!

GooseDawg

October 13th, 2011
11:36 am

LMAO! As I was typing TROLL made his same ol’ tired & predictable statement before I finished my post (shocking to all I know). Well, like they say, “timing is everything” & that was PERFECT timing!

ADMan

October 13th, 2011
11:42 am

tide roll you definitely have an O-Line fetish…..which also goes well with your diarrhea of the mouth.

Darron

October 13th, 2011
11:47 am

Shaquille Wiggins DB from SandyCreek high School. 5′10 40 time 4.5, weighs 170. He currently has 7interceptions in 6 games. 2FF 2 pick 6’s. he has been offered by Tennessee, Michigan, and Ohio ST. Currently University of Southern California has gotten on the recruiting trail. He is touted as the best lockdown corner in the state!!

nash

October 13th, 2011
11:51 am

ha roll tide cool your britches outlaw is on UGA radar he plays with a UGA commit and, another person that is soon to commit to the dawgs. Will be loaded with guys that are in state on the oline possible with 5 commits from the peach state

SECIsFootball

October 13th, 2011
12:00 pm

Just an FYI to the writer on this blog…Reuben Foster is committed to Alabama, not aubarn. He and Robert Nkemdiche will be a terror on the Alabama defense!

GeoffDawg

October 13th, 2011
12:05 pm

Well said GooseDawg.

Cats

October 13th, 2011
12:11 pm

Harrison Butker. Kicker. Westminster Schools. Not sure about height (6-3 maybe). Probably one of top junior kicking prospects in country. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sF8TWFApcg

cantondawg

October 13th, 2011
12:15 pm

Nothing worse than when Alabama is winning and all the trailer park trash comes on here crowing about their success.

Eric QUincy Tate

October 13th, 2011
12:19 pm

Tyshon Dye, #22, Elbert County Blue Devils. Has offers from UGA & Clemson. Drawing interest from all across the country!

Michael Carvell

October 13th, 2011
12:19 pm

Anybody know of any “sleeper prospects” at QB? Please post below.

Blackoutanyone?

October 13th, 2011
12:25 pm

College football record 58 Bowl Appearances!! Roll Tide!!!!

Shabo

October 13th, 2011
12:30 pm

Shon D. Akins II Norcross High School Corner Back
4.52 40
4.11 Shuttle
355 Squat
235 Bench
33.2 Vertical
True cover corner that will also support the run. Playing in GA highest level of HS football.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M46VbP8lXmg

Teriyaki Dawg

October 13th, 2011
12:31 pm

Teriyaki Dawg thinks that boobs and beer are the answer to all life’s problems find them both at your local Hooters.

harold

October 13th, 2011
12:43 pm

THESE GUYS WILL WANT TO PLAY FOR A CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM WITH A CHAMPIONSHIP COACH.

RICHT IS 17-15 IN HIS LAST 32 GAMES & WILL SOON BE FIRED!

Blackoutanyone?

October 13th, 2011
12:43 pm

Michael Carvell….. can u post a link to the 2011 AJC Super 11? Do you intend to update the list at some point? Thanks

Teriyaki Dawg

October 13th, 2011
12:52 pm

Teriyaki Dawg may need to quit drinking

Red Elephant

October 13th, 2011
1:18 pm

What year is the QB from Gainesville High? He’s got potential. I know Clemson has offered him…

kickslidered

October 13th, 2011
1:20 pm

Shaq Huff – monster DL at Eastside. Threw the vaunted Sandy Creek O-Line around like they were play toys! Probably more responsible for Sheldon Rankins success than Sheldon is.

waltonfan

October 13th, 2011
1:28 pm

2 more Walton Raiders (in addition to Kublanow) who should be considered are Tyren Jones and Parker McLeod. Actually, Tyren should’ve been the first player invited.

Eddie Merckx

October 13th, 2011
1:45 pm

Will the game be on television? Seems perfect for ESPNU.

Heritagefan

October 13th, 2011
2:00 pm

Chase Alford and Dominique Gillis LB’s for Heritage High School in Conyers. Both are class of 2013 prospects that have been all-region and pre-season all state picks for this year, by Georgia High school football magazine. Both have started since they were freshman, and both have 4.0 GPA’s.

Jeff

October 13th, 2011
2:06 pm

do not forget the best QB in this class. The kid from detroit that is headed to Ann arbor.

Shane Morris

Stanley In Marietta

October 13th, 2011
2:10 pm

Anthony Jennings should be added to that list.
6′3, 190 lbs QB, Marietta High, over 1200 yds so far.

dawgster

October 13th, 2011
2:30 pm

@Michael Carvell…Check out Cole Seagraves of Colquitt County…Transferred in with his dad after leaving White County last year..Junior QB, 6′-4+/-…great all around athlete, Basketball, Baseball, Football…Can run and pass effectively…go dawgs

K

October 13th, 2011
2:40 pm

Might know it would be 2 Tech men to come up with this ides.
Greatt school. Great men!!!!

K

October 13th, 2011
2:41 pm

Idea. Not ides.

@blackoutanyone?

October 13th, 2011
3:13 pm

think I’ll change my screen name to LAMonroeAnyone? or UtahAnyone? or 28-27anyone? or OversigningAnyone? or Preseason#1to4thPlaceInTheSECwestAnyone? or NCAAsanctionsAnyone? or MikePriceAnyone? or FreeTextbooksAnyone? or 1walmart1statue1toothAnyone?
But naw, that would be pretty childish don’t you think???

Carl the Greenskeeper

October 13th, 2011
3:15 pm

How many of these players will end up in the A She She? and even worse for them how many will end up at the trade school?

BamaBornDukie

October 13th, 2011
3:17 pm

@Waltonfan…..take a look at the rosters as Walton does have 2 players currently scheduled to play on the West Team.

Luke

October 13th, 2011
3:28 pm

Carl, don’t sound so ignorant when you try to bash schools.

Blackoutanyone?

October 13th, 2011
3:31 pm

Rooster Booster

October 13th, 2011
3:33 pm

Parker Mcleod? That’s funny Mrs Mcleod.

Titan

October 13th, 2011
3:34 pm

Spencer Mcmanus at BT is a very talented QB.

Sleeper QB

October 13th, 2011
3:39 pm

Michael

Marietta’s Anthony Jennings is your sleeper 2013 QB prospect (ask Nike from their 2011 combine).

Anthony Jennings thru 6 games (2010 vs. 2011)

2011 98 completions of 163 attempts for 1202 yds. 11 TDs and 2 INTs. 60% completion rate.
2010 68 completions of 136 attempts for 737 yds. 7 TDs and 9 INTs. 50% completion rate.

Pass Efficiency Ratings (using the NCAA formula. 100 is considered average) –
2011 pass efficiency rating of 141.87
2010 pass efficiency rating of 99.28

He has a stronger arm than Printz and unlike Printz, can run (2200 yards of offense, running and passing, as a sophomore). Has led the team in rushing for 16 straight games.

Blackoutanyone?

October 13th, 2011
3:40 pm

I will consider changing my name if UGA can beat Bama in Atlanta this year. I wouldn’t hold my breath if I were you.

QB Scout

October 13th, 2011
3:51 pm

@sleeper QB

If Anthony jennings was better than Printz people would be comparing QBs to him. No one does that. Mr Eddie Printz never has to say a word because many people compares their QB to him. You validate him being top prospect. Nuff said!

UGA'a at half speed

October 13th, 2011
4:03 pm

I firmly believe that UGA always plays at half speed. Whether it is coaching, D off one game then the O off the next game, injuries etc. I hate to say this, but the coachs who overload with talent and cut the kids who can compete to play win the most. Not going to be Richt he won’t over sign.

Also, if you continue to do the same things over and over and expect a different result it won’t happen. Hence, Grantham was a change that is working for now. Now the recruting and offense needs changing while the D hold’s the ship steady. Or else Richt will be in a situation where the situation resolves itself. Great coach’s recognize their weaknesses and overcome them. I believe Saban or Meyer could walk in at UGA and have the team competing for National titles within 2 years consistently each year. Truth. Love the dog’s but you must be honest with yourself.

KD

October 13th, 2011
4:33 pm

After watching Monroe Area the past 2 games, the kid at center # 50, has held his own against bigger NT’s. Don’t know anything about him except he is a junior, very stout kid, very well built,strong,but I believe he is only 6 ft. tall and probably weighs about 240 lbs, He looks like he has the frame to carry more weight if needed.

Jojo

October 13th, 2011
4:58 pm

13? LOL. That never gets old.

Paddy

October 13th, 2011
5:03 pm

tide roll…get..new material, you are boring little fella!

Achtung

October 13th, 2011
5:12 pm

UGA already offered Dye, I guess that makes Saban late to offer, huh?

?

October 13th, 2011
5:15 pm

Recruiting just got crazier….stop the insanity!

Achtung

October 13th, 2011
5:15 pm

Blackoutanyone- the way Auburn has wore y’all out the last decade you should change your name to blackeyeanyone?

?

October 13th, 2011
5:28 pm

Wow, just got my last of 50 scholarship offers, but the last 49 disrespected me by not being 1st. How dare they. I’ll just commit to that first one that showed me the love and visit all the rest so they can brown nose me. That’s how we pick a school in the hood. I’m an entitlement baby, it’s all about me, me, me….Oh yeah, and the academ, uh academ, uh whatever ya call it…had to say that for my mama!

Achtung

October 13th, 2011
5:28 pm

Blackoutanyone- or you could do 3-10againstauburnandgeorgialastdecadeanyone?