Florida might not have any bean stalks, but it sure has a giant and his name is D.C Jefferson (6-6, 241, 4.91). The big signal caller overshadows everyone on his Winter Haven High School football team.
D.C. Jefferson Profile
Last season while playing
quarterback he resembled a young Daunte Culpepper. The 4-star
product threw for 1,200 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Jefferson has received just 5
offers (LSU, Rutgers, Auburn, Tennessee, and Central
Florida) so far, but once he gets his test scores straight he
is confident more will follow.
The nation's 9th rated
quarterback recently spoke with TigerRag.com about the schools who have offered
and if indeed Rutgers is the leader as some
"Someone asked me to name some
schools that I liked so I named the ones that offered," Jefferson informed. "Only 5 offered so far, so those were
the ones I named. I never said anything about having a
Does any school stand out more
"Not really," he answered. "Right
now I like them all about the same. I feel they are all good schools with good
Getting to the NFL is Jefferson's
ultimate goal so does he feel that playing in the SEC would give him a better
shot at the league than maybe playing in another
"I think that may be true," said
Jefferson. "Some people may think more of me if
I played in the SEC, but that really doesn't matter to me. I am just trying to
go somewhere that I'll have the opportunity to play."
What are his chances at getting
some playing time at the schools that offered?
"I talked to coach [Earl] Lane and
coach [Les] Miles at LSU," Jefferson explained.
"Right now I think they have like two main quarterbacks, a walk-on and another
guy that is injured. They say that I'll have a great opportunity over
"Rutgers is also another place that the quarterback
position might present an opportunity for some playing time. Either way
though, I know I am going to have to compete no matter where I decide to
Has Jefferson set any dates for official visits or even a
"I think I am going to wait until
my season is over before I make a commitment to anyone," Jefferson explained. "I might make some official visits
during my season too, but I am not sure yet."