4 Offers and a Leader For LB

Jacksonville LB Marvin Sapp is one of the top players at his position in the Sunshine State for 2005. He currently boasts 4 offers, has a clear favorite.

"I have offers from Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Duke and South Carolina. My top 5 schools are Georgia Tech, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio State and North Carolina," Marvin Sapp said.

Which school is out front right now?

"Georgia Tech is still my leader. Me and Coach Gailey talk a lot and I love the balance of academics and athletics that they have"

What stands out about Sapp's other 4 finalists?

Georgia: "I love their great defense. It seems like they always have a bunch of big time linebackers on their team as well."

Maryland: "My high school coach knows the coach at Maryland. He showed them my tape and they liked what they saw. Also, they have a good criminology program and that's what I'd like to study."

Ohio State: "Coach Tressel has told me all the good things about the University. He broke it down for me, and it looks like they have a great program."

North Carolina: "Their defensive coordinator is really interested in me. It seems like their staff is really focused on defense and they need LB's now."

What is Sapp looking for most in the school of his choice?

"The most important thing is honesty. I want people that will be straight up with me and make me a better player. It's also going to come down to finding the best value in regards to academics and athletics."

What does Marvin feel he does best at the high school level?

"I think I pursue really well and stop RB's before they can break through the line of scrimmage. I'm very quick moving side to side."

Sapp carries a 3.2 GPA and already has a fully qualifying SAT score.

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