Amerson wants to know more

North Carolina safety David Amerson played his first year of high school football last year as a junior, but he showed enough in that one season to get the attention of many different schools throughout America, including LSU.

David Amerson made the transition from the basketball court to the gridiron last fall, but he played as if he had been playing football his whole life. The 6-foot-2, 182-pound safety racked up 60 tackles and nine interceptions for Dudley High School and was named an all-conference and all-area performer.

Amerson believes there were a few factors that made his transition so seamless.

 

“I’m very athletic and very aggressive,” he said. “I like to be physical and create contact, but I’m still quick enough to cover people. I play with my heart and never back down.”

 

Unlike many juniors around the country, Amerson was not able to continue honing his skills through spring practice. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t have coaches stopping by the school on a consistent basis this spring.

 

“We don’t really have spring football here, just some basic offensive and defensive drills,” he said. “But coaches have still been stopping by the school just about every day.”

 

Among the schools that were represented were Louisville, LSU, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Clemson, Duke, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Notre Dame and Stanford.

 

As the visits from coaches have increased so have the offers, as Amerson says he is now up to 16 offers with the two latest coming from LSU and West Virginia. The three-star prospect already has an early top four list from those 16 offers, as well as an idea of when he wants to make a decision.

 

“My top four right now are Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Clemson, and N.C. State,” he said. “I stay in contact with those schools the most and have great connections with all of their secondary coaches. Those aren’t completely set in stone, and I still want to get out and see some other schools this summer. Hopefully I’ll have all my visits done by August because I’d like to commit then, right before the season starts.”

 

When Amerson makes those visits there will be several items on his agenda.

 

“The main thing I’m going to be looking for is team chemistry, and how close the players are with the coaches and each other,” Amerson continued. “I want a family oriented place, and somewhere where I’ll be in a position to compete for playing time. I want a place with a good overall atmosphere that I know I can excel in.”

 

All of that means Amerson will be doing plenty of traveling this summer. Right now the only visit he is sure of is to Notre Dame on June 26, but he is hoping to visit other schools he has yet to see, including Louisville, South Carolina, North Carolina and LSU.

 

The offer from LSU arrived about 10 days ago according to Amerson and it piqued his interest enough to want to take a closer look at the surroundings in Baton Rouge.

 

“They are always a powerhouse team and one of the best in the nation,” said the nation’s 48th ranked safety prospect. “I’m looking forward to getting to know more about them and getting to know all the new defensive coaches better. I would love to get out there this summer. I need to get in touch with the coaches and set something up.”

 

Amerson received his offer from LSU after getting a visit recently from DJ McCarthy, and he hopes to get in touch with the Tigers’ wide receivers coach soon.

 

“Coach McCarthy came to see me a few weeks ago,” he said. “He left all his contact information with my coach, so I need to try and call him. My phone had been broken for a while and I just got it back. So I’m definitely going to give him a call and see what’s going on.”

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Amerson believes there were a few factors that made his transition so seamless.

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“I’m very athletic and very aggressive,” he said. “I like to be physical and create contact, but I’m still quick enough to cover people. I play with my heart and never back down.”

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Unlike many juniors around the country, Amerson was not able to continue honing his skills through spring practice. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t have coaches stopping by the school on a consistent basis this spring.

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“We don’t really have spring football here, just some basic offensive and defensive drills,” he said. “But coaches have still been stopping by the school just about every day.”

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Among the schools that were represented were Louisville, LSU, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Clemson, Duke, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Notre Dame and Stanford.

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As the visits from coaches have increased so have the offers, as Amerson says he is now up to 16 offers with the two latest coming from LSU and West Virginia. The three-star prospect already has an early top four list from those 16 offers, as well as an idea of when he wants to make a decision.

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“My top four right now are Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Clemson, and N.C. State,” he said. “I stay in contact with those schools the most and have great connections with all of their secondary coaches. Those aren’t completely set in stone, and I still want to get out and see some other schools this summer. Hopefully I’ll have all my visits done by August because I’d like to commit then, right before the season starts.”

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When Amerson makes those visits there will be several items on his agenda.

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“The main thing I’m going to be looking for is team chemistry, and how close the players are with the coaches and each other,” Amerson continued. “I want a family oriented place, and somewhere where I’ll be in a position to compete for playing time. I want a place with a good overall atmosphere that I know I can excel in.”

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All of that means Amerson will be doing plenty of traveling this summer. Right now the only visit he is sure of is to Notre Dame on June 26, but he is hoping to visit other schools he has yet to see, including Louisville, South Carolina, North Carolina and LSU.

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The offer from LSU arrived about 10 days ago according to Amerson and it piqued his interest enough to want to take a closer look at the surroundings in Baton Rouge.

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“They are always a powerhouse team and one of the best in the nation,” said the nation’s 48th ranked safety prospect. “I’m looking forward to getting to know more about them and getting to know all the new defensive coaches better. I would love to get out there this summer. I need to get in touch with the coaches and set something up.”

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Amerson received his offer from LSU after getting a visit recently from DJ McCarthy, and he hopes to get in touch with the Tigers’ wide receivers coach soon.

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“Coach McCarthy came to see me a few weeks ago,” he said. “He left all his contact information with my coach, so I need to try and call him. My phone had been broken for a while and I just got it back. So I’m definitely going to give him a call and see what’s going on.”

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