Down To The Wire

Ernie Sims, considered the nation's top recruit from Tallahassee North Florida Christian, had hoped to narrow his choice of schools from five to three Wednesday. He couldn't do it. "Honestly, they are all even," Sims said. Click here to find out the latest on Ernie

Ernie Sims made an in-studio appearance Wednesday on Fox Sports Net South's Countdown to Signing Day and the nation's top prospect still is considering all five schools -- Auburn, Georgia, Florida, Florida State and Miami.

He was hoping to narrow it down to three schools.

"Honestly, they are all even," said Sims. "It is still the same - Auburn, Georgia, Florida, FSU and Miami. I have had four great visits with FSU coming up (Jan. 31)."

Sims will not make any visits this weekend. Instead, he will go with classmates on a school vacation. Then next weekend, he will make his last official visit which happens to be Florida State.

UF coach Ron Zook will make an in-home visit with Sims tonight. Next Thursday, when Sims gets back from his trip, Mark Richt will make an in-home visit before he makes his official visit to FSU. Tuesday, Auburn was in his house for an in-home visit and UM coach Larry Coker also was in town and attended NFC's basketball game -- Sims' younger brother Marcus plays on the junior varsity squad.

Sims will make his decision on National Signing Day.


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