Street's still a Georgia boy

While Georgia added a big 2013 signee that plays defensive line on Tuesday they offered one of the best at that position in the 2014 class. He had to pinch himself when he learn about the UGA offer.

< href=>Kentavius Street grew up in Douglass, Ga. and he attended Coffee High School in ninth grade before his mom found a new job in North Carolina.

Street is now at Junius H. Rose High School in Greenville, but he had Georgia on his mind since offers started rolling in.

On Tuesday, he got the news he has been waiting for.

"My coach called Coach [John] Lilly and put me on the phone, and he told me that Georgia has a spot for me, that they wanted me, and that I have an offer from them," Street said with excitement.

"I had to pinch myself when Coach Lilly told me about the offer because I felt I was dreaming. It is an unreal feeling right now. I have wanted that Georgia offer and now I have it."

Street has kept up with the Dawgs for some time and now that they have offered, they have risen right up his list.

"I have always wanted to be a Bulldog. When you are around Coffee, you either love the Bulldogs or the Florida State Seminoles. My family was more about FSU, but I have always felt like I was a Georgia boy.

"There is something about Georgia that I have always liked. I still feel like Georgia is my home-state school and everything. I feel if I went to Georgia, then I would be a rep for my in-state school.

"With the offer, I have to put them way up there. I have 19 offer now, but UGA is right there at No. 2."

Mark Richt's team is behind the school he left to the be the head coach at UGA.

"FSU is No. 1," the 6-foot-4, 265 pound defensive lineman said. "I have been talking to them a little longer, I have a better relationship with them right now, I have to put them on top."

This future Scout100 prospect plans to build a strong relationship now that he has an offer though.

"There is still a long time to go before I sign and I will definitely be visiting Georgia in May. I plan to talk to them more on the phone now, I will build a relationship with them, and then see what happens.

"It is just an exciting time right now. The offers are piling up, things are getting crazy, and I got an offer I really wanted today."

Street had 93 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, two blocked punts, two blocked field goals, and one defensive touchdown in 2012.

Chad Simmons is currently a National Recruiting Analyst for FOX Sports/Scout. He started with Scout in 2003 and then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become South Recruiting Manager.
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