Since his unofficial visit to Missouri in mid-April, 2013 DT prospect Jay Woods 6'3" 275 Jackson (GA) has received significantly increased recruiting attention from all around the country. ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Woods, and he updated us on his recruitment.
Woods reports an impressive offer list which includes Arkansas, California, Clemson, Duke, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Purdue, South Carolina, Syracuse, Texas A&M, USC, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Wake Forest, and West Virginia, in addition to Missouri, who was the first to offer the talented lineman.
Woods is planning to visit some of the schools that are close to his central Georgia home. He mentioned South Carolina, North Carolina, Duke, Wake Forest, Clemson, and Vanderbilt as some of the schools that he would like to visit this summer.
Woods would also like to narrow things down later this summer.
"Before schools starts, I'm going to have my list narrowed down," said Woods. Then, I'll probably take all of my official visits."
Woods said that Missouri would probably get one of his official visits.
"Missouri was one of the first to offer me," explained Woods, who was impressed with Missouri on his unofficial visit this spring. "It was very nice when I went up there for their spring game."
Woods said that he would likely make a final decision by the end of the year.
Woods reported a personal best of 5.3 in the forty, and a 25" vertical jump. He's benched pressed 355 pounds, with a maximum of 515 pounds in the squat, and a maximum in the power clean of 300 pounds. He's also a very good student, who reports a 4.00 GPA.