One of the South's Best

<b>Bart Eddins</b> is one of the best defensive line prospects in the South this year, and while is fairly reserved off the field, he is a self-proclaimed vocal leader on the field.

"No, I get after it pretty good," Bart Eddins said with a laugh when asked if he was as quiet on the field as he was off of it. "I'm pretty vocal out there. I like being the leader, and I like having my teammates look to me."

Trinity Presbyterian lost roughly 11 starters by Eddins' count including most of the offensive line. Eddins will need to step up as an even bigger leader this year. That is a task that he is not afraid of.

"I've told the coaches that if they need me on the offensive line, I'd play there. But they haven't said anything yet, so I don't know," said the 6-4 and 260 pound Eddins.

Eddins is the type of player with the talent to play anywhere in the country, but it's not likely that he goes too far from home.

"I've gotten offers so far from Auburn, Louisville, and Alabama. I went to the Auburn games last year to see my brother (Bret Eddins) play. I'm going to the Auburn Summer Camp for sure, but after that I don't know where I'm going."

Eddins was selected to play in the Alabama North/South Game in December, and that won't be the last honor for the big lineman. Does he have a timetable on when he would like to make a decision?

"Not really. I'd like to make it in January before all of the official visits and signing day and everything, but I don't know for sure. I kind of like to keep things low key."

There's nothing low key about Eddins on the field, and he is one of the top prospects in the south this year.

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