Will Caleb King Make it to Baton Rouge?

Caleb King opted to not disclose much information regarding his recruitment, wishing to concentrate on football and not the press, but did mention a few things to Tiger Rag regarding where he stood with the LSU program and others in the SEC.

When looking at high school prospects in the south for 2007, it doesn't get much better than Caleb King, a 5-11, 210 pound, running back at Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross, Georgia.

 

King, ranked as the No. 3 running back in the country on Scout.com, has already received close to 60 scholarship offers following his 2,768 yard rushing junior season, but has yet to name any official front runners.

 

He opted to not disclose much information regarding his recruitment, wishing to concentrate on football and not the press, but did mention a few things to Tiger Rag regarding where he stood with the LSU program and others in the SEC.

 

"LSU was one of the first schools to offer," King said. "I'm very interested in their program. I've been in contact with coach (Bradley Dale) Peveto, and talked to coach Miles briefly when he came to watch me practice in the spring."

 

Caleb also attended a football camp at LSU over the summer, which left him with a good impression of the school.

 

"They have the best academic facilities I have seen so far," he said. King also added that academics were one of the biggest factors in his school selection.

 

LSU's camp was one of only two camps King attended over the summer, with the other being at Auburn. Aside from the two camps, Caleb says he spent his summer working out and running in order to gain weight without losing speed.

 

Other schools he mentioned that have caught his eye include Georgia, Notre Dame, USC and Virginia Tech.

 

What has so many national powerhouses talking to King?

 

"They say they like my vision and my ability to cut," he said.

 

King is not sure yet when or where he will take his official visits, but did say that he plans to come to Baton Rouge and when he does it will be a family reunion of sorts.

 

"I think I'm going to visit LSU during the weekend of the Alabama game." he said. "I'm not sure if it will be for an official or an unofficial but that is the one I have in mind."

 

He also added that he is a native of Baton Rouge, where he lived before moving to Georgia at an early age, and that much of his family still lives in south Louisiana.

 

 

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