DL Geno Atkins Nearing A Decision

This talented defender is planning on making his college choice this week.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.—The Class 5A defensive player of the year in the state of Florida, Geno Atkins, who visited Auburn and Georgia last week and Michigan State over the weekend, looks to be nearing a decision.

The lineman's mother says that her son is planning on seeing coaches on Monday and Tuesday nights after getting caught up on homework on Sunday. She notes tha the St. Thomas Aquinas standout would like to have a decision on his college choice made by Thursday.

Geno Atkins

She adds that Atkins, a 6-2, 270-pound defensive line prospect, told her there was snow on his visit to check out the Spartans, but adds that he has not been home long enough to discuss more about the visit than that and notes that his priority is to take care of his school assignments.

The athletic defender also took official visits to check out Pittsburgh, which he said he enjoyed, and North Carolina State along with his trips to Auburn and Georgia last weekend. He rated his Auburn trip a perfect "10" and his UGA visit a "9.5."

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