Tallahassee Godby athletes receive visit

In making the rounds in Tallahassee, Louisville Offensive Coordinator Paul Petrino stopped by Godby High School.

During his recent visit to Tallahassee, Cardinals Offensive Coordinator Paul Petrino visited a number of area schools. Among his stops while in Tallahassee was Godby High School, which has at least five Division IA prospects.

Godby Head Coach Shelton Crews recently talked with ITV's Michael McCammon about five of his seniors to be.

Del Roberts (5'9, 170) is speedy receiver and kick returner. Over the past two seasons Roberts has racked up 48 receptions for 745-yards and 6 touchdowns.

"He's probably the best prospect we have this year," said Crews. "He's very fast, very coachable and a really good kid."

Roberts recently exhibited his speed at the Gainesville NIKE Camp, where he recorded a 4.46 40-speed.

In addition to Louisville, other programs that are expressing interest include Iowa, Florida, Tennessee, Miami, Southern Miss and Maryland. He has all ready received offers from Nebraska and Central Florida.

Jarvis Myers (5'9, 177), plays quarterback for Godby, but is being recruited as both a wide receiver and defensive back. Myers will direct an option-style offense this fall for Coach Crews team.

"He's very athletic," explained Crews. "He'll be directing the option because we need him to be touching the ball. Having him on offense adds another dimension to our team."

Myers is receiving interest from Louisville, Maryland, South Florida, Syracuse, Maryland and UAB, among others.

At 6'3, 185-pound, Ellis Gaulden has the size that nearly all coaches want in a receiver. Add to that his exceptional jumping ability and Gaulden is a defensive back nightmare waiting to happen.

Coach Crews described Gaulden, who recently qualified for the State Championship for high jump by jumping 6'8", as a "hidden gem" that will develop into a great Division IA receiver.

Louisville, Syracuse, UAB, Duke and Vanderbilt are among the programs showing interest in Gaulden.

Also with great size is Jerry Bunyan (6'5, 230) who is being recruited as both a defensive end and tight end.

Coach Crews described Bunyan as a player with plenty of upside. "He is very raw. He has great athletic ability and great speed."

Maryland, Louisville, Vanderbilt, South Florida and Southern Miss are just a few of the programs that have shown early interest in Bunyan.

Fred Cromartie (6'1, 175) is yet another receiver in what should be a talented and dangerous group at Godby.

Coach Crews described Cromartie as a very good special teams player that could play a number of positions.

Besides Louisville, other schools showing interest include Tulane, Vanderbilt and UAB.


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