The Latest on Ingram and Lee

Although some of the nation's top quarterbacks are committing at a fast and furious pace, that will not be the case for <B>Xavier Lee and Cornelius Ingram</B>. Both quarterbacks are eyeing the Florida Gators among many others.

Xavier Lee, currently ranked No. 8 overall with four stars is from Daytona Beach (Fla.) Seabreeze High School. Lee says he will take his time and made a decision real late in the recruiting season.

"I plan on playing the season and then making my official visits," Lee said. "Right now, I am pretty open and I like Florida State, Auburn, Tennessee, Ohio State, Syracuse and Florida. Playing time is really important so timing at that position will be something I am looking at. Location doesn't really matter but playing on a successful program does."

Lee participated in the Nike Camp in Gainesville this past spring. He also played at a seven on seven tournament at FSU and in Hoover, Alabama this summer. That gave him a chance to check out a few schools.

"I went by FSU and checked them out at the tournament. I stopped by Auburn when I went to Hoover. They are both great schools."

Last season as a junior, Lee threw for 3,077 yards and 33 touchdown passes. He also rushed for 13 scores.

Two-sport star Cornelius Ingram (No. 10), like fellow Florida quarterback Xavier Lee, is in no rush to make a decision as to where he will play his football and basketball. Ingram, from Hawthrone, Florida, will play both sports at the next level unless he has a drastic change of heart.

"I am playing both sports so I really need to stay focused," Ingram said. "I will play the season, then go play basketball and take my official visits. I really don't have a problem with being that busy. I can do anything if I stay focused."

Right now, Ingram is getting back in the football groove after playing a summer of AAU basketball.

"I am throwing well and looking forward to a big senior year and recruiting. I am open right now between Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Tennessee and North Carolina.

"Over the summer, I stopped by Georgia Tech when I was in Atlanta for a basketball tournament. Atlanta is a great city. I really liked Tech a lot and I like their coaching staff. I also went to FSU do catch a practice in May. It was nice to watch them. I figure as well they let Charlie Ward play quarterback why not me?"


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