Uzzi Checks out GT Camp

Omoregie Uzzi spent some time on the Georgia Tech campus this past weekend watching some teammates at the individual camp. He talks about who he ran into while at GT and updates his recruiting situation.

Omoregie Uzzi spent some time on the Georgia Tech campus this past weekend watching some teammates at the individual camp. He talks about who he ran into while at GT and updates his recruiting situation.

"It went well," Uzzi said of the camp. "I just went to watch some of my friends participate in the camp." He had several teammates participating in the camp including the brother of 2007 GT commit Roddy Jones.

There were some other big-time prospects watching the camp as well and Omoregie got he chance to hang out with them some. "I saw William Green, of Spain Park, and Steven Sylvester – one of the [Georgia Tech] commits," said Uzzi.

Uzzi gave a brief insight into part of the conversation with Sylvester. "I asked him why he committed and he told me that he just felt really comfortable at Tech," said Uzzi. "He knows a lot of people [there]."

No favorites list has yet to be constructed by Omoregie. "I'm still trying to get my visits in with so I've still got some things to do before I can narrow it down," said Uzzi.

At least 13 or 14 schools have already offered according to Omoregie. He rattled off some of those names off the top of his head, "Georgia, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, UCF, Virginia, Duke, Stanford, Vanderbilt and South Carolina," said Uzzi.

Some schools are looking at him to play offense and others for defense. If he had his way Uzzi said, "I'd like to play defense but if they need me more offense… I'll play offense."

There's no real time frame right now on when a decision will be forthcoming. "I was trying to make a decision before the season started but it's getting harder and harder so I'm not sure," said Uzzi. "When I'm good and ready, I'll just commit and go."

A couple of GT players are from Uzzi's same high school, Chamblee. One he knows well and the other is several years ahead of him and he didn't know him as well. On Travis Chambers, Uzzi said, "I know of him. I've spoken to him like one or two times, so I don't really know him like that."

Incoming running back Roddy Jones is much closer with Omoregie. Roddy has talked with Uzzi about recruiting but isn't pressuring him into joining him on The Flats. "He's really telling me it's the way I feel and that he's not going to be the one living my life for me," said Uzzi.

(L-R) Jason Peters, Omoregie Uzzi, Roddy Jones, Jerrard Tarrant and Tyler Melton


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