2012 Receiver Enjoyed Florida Camp

Jody Fuller really stands out even before he has the ball thrown to him. The 6-0, 197 pound receiver from Monroe (NC) Sun Valley HS has a grown man's build as a quick receiver. Then the ball is snapped and you see why, as a high school junior to be, he already has five Division I scholarship offers to play football. Fuller was in Gainesville this week to camp with the Gators.

When Jody Fuller lines up in the slot, it is easy to see there will be a mismatch of some sort on the defender that lines up against him. Blessed with size, speed, and quickness, Fuller was at the Urban Meyer Football camp at Florida on Monday and shined. Fuller really enjoyed the coaching he got from Florida receiver's coach Zach Azzanni.

"It was good, I learned a lot from Coach Azzanni," Fuller said of the camp. "He is a cool dude. He tells it how it is and says what he feels. He will tell you if you are doing something wrong, not afraid to say it."

D.J. Durkin is the Florida assistant assigned to recruit North Carolina. Fuller also has a budding relationship with Florida's linebacker coach.

"I saw Coach Durkin, I knew him from before because he has been out at my school recruiting," Fuller said. "He is cool too, really up beat."

Fuller was able to see a lot of what Florida has to offer including a huge campus and just what the offense brings to the table.

"I was just there for one day, but got to see the school a little bit," Fuller said. "It was bigger than I thought. We watched a highlight film. They run the spread and move and do a lot with their receivers including in the backfield."

Fuller believes he will play in the slot at the next level because of his physical abilities with the ball in his hands. But, he has unique size that could allow him to over power defenders if matched up against someone small.

"I am probably a slot guy," he said. "I am a guy that catches the ball and makes plays after the catch. I make people miss after the catch. I can use my speed to run by you or with my power I can run right over you."

According to Fuller, Florida will be checking in with him as much as they possibly can.

"They said they are going to recruit me heavily and be at my school in the winter time," he said of the Gator staff. They want to see how the different receivers in the class rank out over the summer and they will let me know where I fall."

NCAA rules don't allow schools to contact the class of 2012 by phone, so he will have to do that himself. Fuller said, he will probably check back in with Coach Durkin and company this week.

"I will probably call them Wednesday and check in with them," he said.

With offers from Clemson, South Carolina, Duke, Maryland, and East Carolina, Fuller is well on his way to being one of the more acclaimed receivers in the class of 2012. He looks to improve on his 31 catches for 500 yards and six touchdowns from his sophomore season. He will be one of the more recruited prospects for 2012, and Scout.com will be there every step of the way to cover it.

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