Recruiting has evolved into a year round evaluation period of the high school student athlete. We as readers have become accustomed to logging on and reading updates based on what schools a potential recruit is listing. What is often lost in the recruiting shuffle is the incredible amount of time and research that is done by these athletes and their families.
To shed some light on the recruiting process, Jeremy Brown
and his father Terrell Brown will provide us with a weekly diary into everything that goes on with Jeremy and the recruiting process. Jeremy Brown is a 5-10, 170-pound defensive back from Orlando (Fla.) Boone High School.
May 7th through the 11th
Georgia Tech visit and scholarship offer in writing from Coach Modkins
Georgia visit and verbal scholarship offer from Coach Johnson
Miami visit and scholarship verbal offer from Coach Walton
Tennessee visit with Coach Luke (first big offer)
University of Nebraska visit and verbal offer from Coach Elmassian
May 14th through the 18th
University of Florida visit from Coach Meyer and Coach Strong
University of Notre Dame visit from Coach Charlie Weiss
Boston College visit with Coach Comissiong
Clemson visit with Coach Rumph
Auburn visit with Coach Price
Rutgers visit with Coach Demarest
Virginia Tech visit and verbal offer from Coach Gray (New Offer)
Also had contact with the following:
University of South Carolina Coach Hunt
University of Wisconsin Coach McCray
Terrell Brown had the following to say:
"Jeremy was excited and honored to learn about his nomination for the 2008 U.S. Army All-American game. His attention is starting to shift back to the field. He is focusing on the game of football itself. His desire is to sharpen his ball skills, stay focused and lead the Braves to the CHAMPIONSHIP. There are so many awesome offers on the table. Jeremy is looking forward to the Official Visits, meeting the Coaches and players and viewing the campus. At the appointed time, a choice will be made."
Jeremy Brown concludes his spring football season with Boone's spring scrimmage on Tuesday. FightinGators.com will have an exclusive video interview with Brown at the game.
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