Scout300 2016 RB Lee camps with Gators

The Florida Gators are in the middle of their annual football camp and with that comes a host of talented high school players. One of the top prospects in attendance this week was running back Andrew Lee of Folkston (Ga.) Charlton County. The 5-foot-11, 205 speedster performed well in Gainesville on Monday and was nervous doing so.

Four-star running back Andrew Lee is easy to pick out in a crowd of talented players. His size and speed combo are hard to duplicate. His running style and ability has Charlton County head coach Rich McWhorter looking to change his offense for the junior-to-be next season.

"He is an explosive kid," McWhorter said on the sideline of Florida's camp on Monday. "There isn't a lot of change in direction for him, he is just explosive, sees the hole and gets through it in a hurry. He has nice hands and is a solid kid.

Coach says that Lee's off-the-field persona also makes him a valuable asset.

"He is a great kid that doesn't say much," McWhorter said. "He is low maintenance and one of those kids that coaches don't have to worry about a far as behavior and character."

Lee camped and was highly impressive early on Monday, but it was his first time in this kind of camping environment and he was nervous in front of the college coaching staff in Gainesville.

"It went very well," Lee said of the camp session. "I didn't expect to do something like this. It is the first time doing one of these. College is a different level. It was a new experience and I learned some things. Hopefully I can come back again."

Florida's running back coach got an eyeful of Lee early in the day . Brian White made sure to let him know and that he would be working him hard the rest of the day to see what he was made of.

"Coach White is great and worked me a little bit," Lee said with a grin. "He told me he was going to get on me and he got on me, but it was good. I was messing up. I think because I was in front of a real college coach I was nervous."

Lee played just half a season a year ago and ran for over 1200 yards. His team is switching from a spread type offense to a run based Wing-T style, mainly because of Lee. He says he is ready to carry the load that is expected of him.

"On the field I am a ball hog," he said. "I love getting the ball. I just push myself harder and harder all the time."

His first college camp rodeo is over and now Lee will take his talent to Georgia on Saturday. Stay tuned as we follow his recruitment here at Scout.

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