Two Position Player Making A Name For Himself

This talented athlete, who attended a football camp at Auburn, could play running back, wide receiver or even defensive back on the next level.

New Orleans, La.–-One of the quickest players at last weekend's senior camp at Auburn came from Louisiana and left impressed by what he saw and who he matched up against for the two-day camp.

Speedy Jeremy McGee from Edna Karr Magnet School worked at both running back and wide receiver during the camp and says that the experience was a learning one for him.

"It's real good for me to expose myself to the college level of play," McGee says. "I enjoyed the drills and things we did. It was really nice."

Soon to be a three-year starter for Edna Karr, the 5-9, 169 McGee has played running back and some wide receiver on the high school level. As a junior he rushed for a little more than 800 yards with seven touchdowns. He missed four games because of an injury.

At the Auburn camp he was a running back on day one and at wide receiver on day two. Impressive at both, he looks more suited to playing outside at receiver on the next level and he definitely has the speed for that.

"My best 40-yard dash time is a 4.41," McGee says. "I ran that at a combine at LSU my 10th grade year. (At Auburn) I ran a 4.5, but the coach that was timing told me we had a slow track. My best 100 meter time is a 10.7."

Jeremy McGee

In the talent-rich state of Louisiana, McGee is one of a handful of players looking to step out of the shadows and become a household name in recruiting circles. While he's not there yet, he has drawn interest from top schools from around the country and says that he's currently holding at three offers with another possibly on the way soon.

"I'm hearing from UCLA, Ole Miss, Auburn, Arizona State, Florida, Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech and Tulane," McGee tells Inside The Auburn Tigers. "I have three offers right now, one of those is from UCLA when I get my grades straight. My grades aren't bad, but I'm trying to raise them this summer. The other two are Tulane and Louisiana Tech. Southern Miss is close as well."

Working diligently to make sure he's ready both mentally and physically to play college football next season, McGee is a player to watch for down the road because of his combination of speed and versatility. If he has a senior season worthy of the work he's putting into his summer, then he'll be a player to remember.

"I'm just trying to become a better ball player and better academically," McGee says. "Right now I'm going to summer school from 6:55 in the morning until 11. When I get out at 11 I go straight to work and then I go straight to practice after that. I don't have much free time."


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