Two teams surge to top for Peake

Charone Peake may very well be the best high school football player in South Carolina in the class of 2011, and now two teams have surged to the front for his services. Who are they? Read on to find out!

WR Charone Peake Profile

Spartanburg-Dorman HS wide receiver Charone Peake played a big role on Saturday afternoon in the South Carolina 4A Division 1 state title game against cross-town rival Byrnes.

Peake hauled in five receptions for 88 yards and a touchdown in Dorman's 28-17 win.

"It was very exciting. It means a lot because it showed people how much heart we had," he said. "Byrnes is not impossible to beat. They're just another team in South Carolina, just like we are."

Peake isn't just another run of the mill wide receiver playing in South Carolina. rates Peake as a four star prospect in the class of 2011. CUTigers recently caught up with him to see who's out in front.

"I really like Clemson and Florida right now," he said.

Peake was in Tigertown for three Clemson games this fall. He also visited Florida for the Tennessee game and went to a pair of Georgia games.

Just getting into basketball season after being a big part of Dorman's state title run in football, Peake will hit several combines and camps in the spring and summer months. A decision could be made sometime during his senior season. If not then, then on Signing Day in 2011.

Recruiting coordinator Jeff Scott talks to Peake about once a week in hopes of making Clemson the school that gets his signature on a national letter of intent.

"We talk about every week. We talk about life, it's not just about football," Peake said.

Peake knows what he's looking for from all of his suitors.

"I want to have a good relationship with all of the coaches," he said. "I just want it to be a good place for me to be."

His other offers include: Clemson, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, N.C. State and California.

Peake said he hasn't seen his final stats this season, but guesses he had around 900 yards and nine touchdowns. Top Stories