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UGA keeps in touch with NC State WR commit

Charlie Hegedus (left, black shirt) with former Lassiter QB Hutson Mason at UGA in 2010

Charlie Hegedus (right, black shirt) with former Lassiter QB Hutson Mason at UGA in 2010

If a D1 cornerback is lucky during his senior season of high school football, he may get to match up once or twice against a wide receiver who has also earned a major-college football offer.

It happens around four times per week for Lassiter cornerback Niles Clark, who has committed to NC State. He goes head-to-head in practice every day against teammate Charlie Hegedus, the Lassiter wide receiver who has also committed to NC State.

Lassiter (7-2) plays Etowah (5-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday in a game that will be broadcast live on WSB-TV digital channel 2.2 and at www.wsbtv.com

“Charlie is fast; he’s the fastest player on our team and could be one of the fastest in the state,” Clark said. “He has a great size at 6-foot-3 and 195 pounds. He runs great routes, he can stop on a dime and has good hands. He’s a really good wide receiver.”

This is a great recruiting story: It was the speed …

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Stephenson football prospects appear in rap video about Friday’s showdown with M.L. King

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Several of Stephenson High School’s top football prospects make cameo appearances in a rap video hyping up Friday’s matchup against M.L. King.

The pair of 9-0 undefeated teams will square off at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hallford Stadium in a game which will also be broadcast live by CSS-TV Comcast Ch. 45.

Stephenson is a candidate to lead the nation this February with the number of seniors signing football scholarships with FBS schools with 11 currently, including AJC Super 11 defensive end Jarontay Jones (committed to Virginia Tech).

Back to the rap video: Linebacker Raphael Kirby steals the show with his swift dance moves. He committed to Miami last spring without ever visiting the ACC school but started looking at other schools at other schools after NCAA allegations swirled around the …

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