Tucker Duo Talks Noles And Dawgs

Last week, The Tucker high school duo of Thomas Brown and Brandon Lang paid an unofficial visit to Florida State. On Friday, the pair took their show on the road again and visited Georgia. Last week running back Thomas Brown told TheTerritory that he felt more comfortable in Tallahassee. Are the Noles Still the front-runners for the talented running back and defensive end or have the Dawgs made up the difference?

"My visit to Georgia went very well," Brown, who is a four-star running back prospect, said. "It went much better than I expected. I got a chance to sit down with head coach Richt and explained to me that they need a running back. He said that they have a running back that's having some problems within the program. He went on to say that they need another running back like him."

So with excellent visits to both Athens and Tallahassee, where does the 5-foot-10 and 185 pound star with 4.35 speed stand?

"I like Florida State and Georgia about the same," he said. "I like them both the best. I wouldn't say Maryland is too far behind them though."

Brown, who talked about committing early, has backed off some.

"It's going to be a tough decision," he said. "I'm going to take in some games in the fall. I plan to go see Florida State/Maryland and Florida State/Miami. I'm also going to see a couple of Georgia games."

The Tucker high school running back was aware that Florida State was interested in taking two running backs and the commitment of Jamaal Edwards to the Noles didn't seem to faze him.

"It really doesn't effect my decision," he said. "I was told that they were going to take two."

Brown and Lang would like to attend the same school together.

"Brandon and I feel strongly about attending the same school," he said. "We're considering the same schools."

Lang, who has yet to be offered by Georgia yet, had an excellent time in Athens on his visit.

"My visit went well," Lang who racked up 16 sacks from his defensive end position as a junior, said. "Coach Richt and the defensive end coach told me that they were going to come watch me play in the fall. If I do well enough, they will offer me."

Lang has Georgia and Florida State as his top two teams also. He told The Territory that if the Dawgs offer, they will be the team to beat.

"I like Georgia because it's close to home," the 6-foot-5 and 220 pounder said. "Thomas and I are both Georgia boys."

The Noles won't give up without a fight. Lang had an excellent time in Tallahassee also.

"I really got to know the coaching staff," he said. "I liked coach Haggins and Allen a lot."

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