Amey Getting In-State Attention

Tallahassee (Fla.) Leon High School cornerback/athlete Travis Amey is currently hearing from four FBS programs on a regular basis. The 5-foot-10 and 170-pound junior tells his first scholarship offer could come from an in-state program.

Tallahassee (Fla.) Leon High School cornerback/athlete Travis Amey hasn't received his first scholarship offer yet but he is one north Florida prospect to keep and eye on this spring. The 5-foot-10 and 170-pound junior has been hearing from four FBS schools on a regular basis and he thinks he may be closing in on his first offer, from a in-state school no less.

"So far I have been hearing from Florida Atlantic, South Florida, East Carolina and Missouri and that is about it. Those schools have been in touch a lot, especially FAU," explained Amey.

The junior says the one thing all four schools like about him including FAU is his ability to run.

"They like me speed and how hard I play. They like my hips and they think that I can play cornerback and return kicks. I think FAU is close to offering but I think they want to see in spring practice first," said Amey of his FAU recruitment.

Amey knows he must get stronger this off-season to improve going into his senior season.

"Speed is the strength of my game right now. I don't let anyone get behind me. I ran a 4.37-forty at the U.S. Army All-American Combine. It helped a lot in getting my name out there. I need to continue to get bigger and stronger this off-season. I also want to continue to improve my footwork," finished Amey.

The Tallahassee native also says he grew up a Florida State fan and has always had a goal of playing football in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

On his junior highlight tape Amey shows very good speed and change of direction. Amey played running back, wide receiver as well as cornerback this past season. While playing cornerback you certainly see flashes of Amey's athleticism. He has very quick feet and can open up his hips and run one-on-one with outside receivers. Amey also displayed good ball skills, cutting ability and balance on offense while rushing for 369 yards on 44 carries. He also caught 17 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

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