Three Offers for Alabama Tight End

<b>Charles Hoke</b> of Briarwood Christian is one of the top players in the state of Alabama. Recruiting has begun to heat up for him in a hurry. He has received three scholarship offers in the last three weeks.

"I have received offers from Vanderbilt, North Carolina and Alabama," Charles Hoke said.

"I received my offer from Vanderbilt about three weeks ago. I had been receiving hand written letters from them, and I spoke with Coach Fisher over the phone. He told me they had a scholarship for me. I received my offer from North Carolina last week. They sent me an offer through the mail ," added Hoke.

Three years in a row, Alabama has extended offers to athletes at Briarwood Christian School. Alabama's Tim Castille ('03), Simeon Castille, ('04 signee), and now an offer has been extended to Charles Hoke.

"I received my offer from Alabama on Wednesday. My coach told me the Alabama coaches had called so I called them back and Coach Shula offered me a scholarship," Hoke said.

When asked about a leader, Hoke admitted, "I would have to say Alabama. They are the state school, and I have always been a fan and watched them. I am going to keep an open mind."

Hoke took a road trip to Atlanta this spring and said, "I went over to Georgia Tech for one of their scrimmages. There were a ton of people there so I was unable to speak with any of the coaches, but I really enjoyed it."

Hoke has not finalized his summer camp schedule and said, "I will have to sit down and think about it. I have a lot of places I can go, and I will have to narrow them down. "We begin spring training in a couple of weeks. I have been working out, and I have been in spring training for basketball."

Andrew Bone covers Alabama Recruiting for TheInsiders.

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