Gosha has a Top 3

Lonnie Gosha's recruitment has gotten off to a solid start as he is approaching double-digit offers. NoleDigest caught up with the Union County standout to talk about his recruitment and to talk about his top 3 schools.

Lonnie Gosha is becoming one of the more heavily recruited defensive linemen in Florida for the 2011 class. Lonnie is approaching double-digit offers right now, and the programs that have offered are some of the best in the south.

"My recruitment is going pretty well right now and I am at 7 offers now from Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Arkansas, FIU and Duke. Georgia just offered me Tuesday."

This past weekend the Union County standout took an unofficial visit to Georgia. He didn't come away from the visit with an offer until today, but he says he really liked what he saw from the Bulldogs.

"I had a Saturday visit with Georgia and it went pretty good," said Gosha. "I liked the campus and the coaching staff. They were telling me how they want me to play on the defensive line. It depends on how big I get on if I move inside or stay outside with them. I got the chance to meet Coach Richt and the new defensive coordinator. It was just an overall good visit."

Several weeks ago Lonnie was in Tallahassee visiting FSU for one of their Junior Days.

"I liked the FSU visit because I like their defense and how fast it is," Gosha said, "and I feel I can play there for them. I like Coach Eliot and I like Coach Haggins; he is cool. I talk a lot with them over email and I call them a lot. They like me as a defensive tackle because of my hands and my quickness off the ball."

"I think the Georgia visit and FSU visit were the same and I cannot tell a difference between the two," continued Gosha. "I really won't be able to truly see a school until I take an official."

Lonnie told NoleDigest that his top 3 schools are Alabama, FSU and Georgia and that none led right now. He said his decision will come from one of those programs but he isn't going to make a decision until he visits Alabama at the end of April.

"Alabama wants me at their "Jack" position in their 3-4 scheme because they feel I can play end and outside linebacker," explained Gosha. "I will not make any decisions until I visit them. I've been going back and forth on making an early decision so it will depend on how that visit goes. If I have seen what I need to see and feel comfortable I will go ahead and decide. I know at FSU and Georgia I felt very comfortable."

Gosha will be making a visit to FSU this weekend.


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