B.J. Bostic has Plenty of Options

At 5-10 and 166-pounds, B.J. Bostic from Louisville (GA) Jefferson County High School has seen his stock soar over the past several weeks.

"Georgia Tech, Mississippi St., Maryland, Kentucky, UCLA, Vanderbilt, UConn, UCF, West Virginia, Colorado, East Carolina, Duke, and Middle Tenn. St. have offered," B.J. Bostic said. "I think Michigan, Georgia, South Carolina, Wake Forest, NC State, and North Carolina may be the next group to offer. Georgia Tech Coach Kelly, Georgia Coach Martinez and Coach Fabris, Miss St. Coach Hevesy, Maryland Coach Brattan, UConn Coach Johnson, Vandy Coach Johnson, East Carolina Coach Shankweiler, NC State Coach Reed, Florida Coach White, South Carolina Coach Wolford, Duke Coach Middleton, West Virginia Coach Galloway, Kentucky Coach Brown, Georgia State Coach Midget, Western Carolina Coach Roberts, Purdue Coach Landholm came twice , Wake Forest Coach Henry came twice."

Bostic who is being recruited at mainly corner on the defensive side of the ball and at slot receiver on the offensive side of the ball has put up some very impressive numbers the last few seasons and at various combines.

"I have attended the Nike combine, Nike camp and Under Armor combine. At the Nike combine I had a 93.67 sparq rating with a 4.53 40, 4.32 shuttle, 39.7 vertical, and a 32 foot powerball throw. At the Nike camp I had a good showing at receiver and cornerback. At the Under Armor Combine I had a 4.43 40, 4.18 shuttle, 7.16 L-cone drill, 10' 7" broad, and a 39.5 inch vertical, 5 bench reps at 185-pounds."

"I have been to Georgia Tech numerous times. It seems like the perfect place. I love that it's in Atlanta and I see them getting better by the day. I love their academic support system. I went to Mississippi State and it was a thrill. I wished I could have stayed longer. I loved the Jumbotron and could visualize myself making plays on it. Coach Mullen has brought an excitement to Starkville. I have visited Vanderbilt and was impressed with the Academics and their coaches. They treated me great. I felt like a celebrity. I went to Georgia and loved the fact that it was a great business school because that's what I wanted to major in. And I love that A.J. Harmon goes there. It was once my dream school. I went to Florida and it was perfect. The facilities are top notch. And it is so much intensity at their practices. I loved that."

While his future seems to be at corner Bostic has shown he can line up in the slot and give college quality corners fits.

"I played wide receiver against Sander Commings and Rashad Smith. Commings plays with Georgia and Smith signed with NC State in 2009. I just used my speed and quickness against them. I knew they were much bigger so I used my elusiveness."

Bostic talked about why he feels he is dangerous on either side of the ball and what he brings to the table.

"As a receiver I am quick and elusive. I am very hard to tackle in space. I have been described as a slippery eel. I have a nose for the end zone. As a corner back I feel I have the total package. At 5-10 I'm long and rangy. My arms are long and I have excellent ball skills. With speed to burn and a 42 inch vertical leap not to many receivers win jump ball situations."

"A lot of coaches are coming to my school trying to get me to their camp. I can't go to all of them so once school is over this Friday me and my coach will sit down and start making my summer plans. I plan on making a decision late august but if I'm not 100 percent I will wait it out. I am looking at everyone who is interested in me. I don't want to waste my time and fanticize about a offer I'm never going to get. If you love me then I will show you love back. I want to see what everyone that looks at me has to offer. I have a lot of thinking to do."


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