The Big Hurt Visits Clemson

Maurice Hurt, one of the top linemen in the state of Georgia, visited Clemson for the spring game. Which teams have offered the powerful lineman? CUTigers.com has the latest on the Georgia standout in this recruiting update.

The 6-foot-2, 325 pound lineman traveled to Clemson with a teammate to watch the Orange and White game earlier this month. "I went up with my teammate Carson Hill. We had a good time. It was good. I have also been to the Georgia spring game and practice at Florida," Hurt told CUTigers.com.

The Baldwin standout already has an impressive offer list that should continue to grow over the summer. "I have seven offers right now. I have offers from Mississippi State, Alabama, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Florida, Oklahoma and LSU. Georgia, Clemson, Florida State, Ohio State and Tennessee are all showing a lot of interest.

"Most schools are looking at me as an offensive guard. Some of the teams are looking at me for defensive tackle also."

When asked if he has any early favorites, Hurt responded, "No, everybody is wide open. All the schools that have offered are number one on my list."

The prize recruit plans to visit several schools this summer. "This summer I want to go to some schools that I haven't been to yet. I want to go to LSU and Oklahoma. I also may go back to Florida and Georgia."

The star lineman is on schedule to graduate early so a decision will likely be made next fall. "I will probably make a late decision. It won't be too late because I will graduate in December."

Hurt would like to play with his teammate Carson Hill. "We are real close. We have been friends for a long time. I would love to have him on my team. If we don't we'll still have fun playing against each other," said Hurt.

What will the Baldwin lineman consider when selecting a college? "I will look at the atmosphere of the school. I want to see how I fit with the coaches and the system. I want to see if they are looking for my kind of guard or defensive tackle. I want early playing time, but it's not a big issue."

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding lineman from Georgia, right up through signing day 2006.

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