FNL UPDATE: Reed, Wilson, Cooper Attending

Panama City Bay quarterback Bert Reed confirmed that he will attend the Friday Night Lights Camp with Tornadoes head coach Mike Healey. Reed is an athlete capable of playing multiple positions Florida coach Chuck Heater has spoken to Reed about possibly starting out his career at quarterback.

(See Bert Reed update)

"He (Coach Heater) did speak to me about that," Reed confirmed. "But, they have Tim Tebow so we all know what will happen there. I think they just want to find ways to get the ball in my hands."

Reed is being recruited to Florida as a receiver. But, his speed and stellar athletic ability seemingly open the door for many options, including cornerback. He is the epitome of a player being recruited as an athlete.

"I'm looking forward to next weekend," he added. "Florida is my favorite right now. If they were to press me to commit- I would have to take a little time and make absolutely certain that I'm making the right decision. I really don't want to rush into anything. They'd have to really show me something. (laughing) Seriously, I want to be certain about my future."

Reed said that he spoke to Mosley tailback Enrique Davis about the possibility of riding to the FNL Camp with Coach Healey. Reed and Davis will speak later this week. Davis told me last night that he might talk to Mike McNeil, who told him this past weekend that he was considering attending the camp. Regardless, it appears that Davis has options.

Fellow Mosley linebacker Carlton Johnson is also expected to be in attendance. He had told me previously that he would like to attend. The three Bay County superstars are obviously coveted by the Gators as evidenced by offers. We'll see if they all make it.

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St. Augustine High School running back Rai-shawn Wilson and quarterback Quinterrance Cooper will both be in Gainesville for Friday Night Lights. Florida Dairy Farmers Coach of the Year Joey Wiles will accompany his players to the camp.

The Gators are recruiting both players as athletes. Wilson is being recruited as a running back and safety. He said that if the Gators were to offer, he would gladly accept it and end the recruiting process.

Cooper has spoken to Florida coaches about playing wide receiver. He said that he has been told that they would like to see how he performs his senior season before an offer could potentially be considered.


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