Ringer's Phone Ringing Off The Hook

Eagles Landing, Georgia Coach Clay Crump returns fours starters and his backup point guard from a successful 2010/2011 season as 4AAA regional champs. Crump also returns one of the more sought after players in the Georgia 2013 recruiting class in power forward Desmond Ringer.

June 15th was the first day that college coaches were allowed to contact the 2013 recruits and Desmond Ringer's phone was ringing off the hook. One of the schools calling him was Georgia Tech.

Coach Crump has also had the chance to talk to the new Georgia Tech staff. " They've been very proactive and they've reached out to me and other coaches around the area feel the same way."

Crump and his team made a recent visit to the Tech campus. "The facilities are great and it was a good chance for us to meet them and for them to see our kids.Everything has been positive with them."

Ringer received calls all day from ACC and SEC schools as well as mid-majors like College of Charleston and Virginia Commonwealth. "He knew that today was the day and he was excited. Georgia Tech, Georgia, Clemson, and Tennessee were some of the surrounding state schools to contact Ringer.

Ringer is one of the top power forwards in the state. With the help of Coach Crump, the 6'9" Ringer is using the summer to improve his overall game. "He's typically played in the post. He's good with both hands and is physical. He's got a good mid range game."

Coach Crump described Ringer as a good kid with good grades and is very coachable. "He's got a lot of upside and I think he's going to continue to get better."

The question right now is does Ringer project as a power forward at the next level. "If he continues to grow, he could be a center. He has the strength for it but we are training him to be a power forward." Ringer continues to work on the outside with his shooting and dribble moves. Next year he'll continue to prepare himself for both positions.

Ringer finished his sophomore season with offers from Tennessee, Jacksonville State, and Mercer. Look for schools to begin offering him as he plays summer AAU ball and into his junior season.

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