Big Alabama Receiver has 1st Offer

<b>Jay Robinson</b> is a wide receiver from Wetumpka High School that is receiving a lot of attention. Robinson's junior year was the first year at wide receiver, and he had some impressive stats. Robinson caught 45 passes for 920 yards and 10 touchdowns. He has picked up his first offer.

At 6-3 and 180 pounds Jay Robinson is a big receiver that plays in the second largest classification (5A) and received several honors as a junior. Honors included ASWA All-State Honorable Mention, Montgomery Advertiser 2003 All-State Honorable Mention, Montgomery Advertiser All-Metro 4A-5A (first team), Wetumpka Herald's All-County (first team), and Elmore County Coaches All-County (first team).

"I have received my first offer from Middle Tennessee State this past weekend after their senior camp. It's a great place. It's a big campus and seems very homey. I really enjoyed it and I may go back for an official visit," said Robinson.

Other schools have shown interest. "I have been getting letters from Florida, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Southern Miss, Alabama, Auburn and Princeton. So far, the most mail has come from Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech, Southern Miss and Auburn," Robinson added.

Currently, Vanderbilt and Alabama are Robinson's leaders. When asked about his favorites, Robinson said, "Vanderbilt has a really good academic and athletic program. I really like that. Vanderbilt came by the school during the spring. If you don't go anywhere after playing college football, you will definitely get a good education there. My parents really liked Vanderbilt."

"Alabama just speaks for itself. Alabama is a famous program and it's filled with tradition and history. I sent Alabama a highlight tape, and they seemed very interested," Robinson added.

During the spring, several coaches visited Wetumpka High School and made their calls to the Robinson home.

"Alabama, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Florida, North Alabama, Army, Princeton and Samford all came by the school. Alabama, Southern Miss, Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech and Middle Tennessee State called me," Robinson replied.

After visiting the Middle Tennessee State camp, Robinson trips to a few more campuses. "Alabama has invited me down next Tuesday for a one day camp separate from the senior camp. I'm also going to Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech's senior camps."

Robinson wants to get to these camps and show coaches what he can do. "I want to go out there and prove myself. I know how to get open and find the right hole. I run good routes and I block well downfield. I'm smart, I know how to adjust and can make big plays," Robinson said.

This season, Robinson will change roles. "I played wide receiver last year, but I will be playing quarterback this year. Coaches are recruiting me as a wide receiver but if they want me as a quarterback, I would do that too. I just want to play."

Robinson is an excellent student. He has posted a 3.9 GPA to go with a 1060 SAT and a 23 ACT.

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