Florida Quarterback Hails from Michigan

Michigan was high on the list last year of top Florida quarterback Tim Tebow before the five-star talent chose the home state Gators. Another top quarterback is from the Wolverine State, and could possibly attend camp at U-M this summer. However, the southern teams could be hard to beat for Alton Voss of Gulf High School in New Port Richey.

With one offer from the University of South Florida, quarterback Alton Voss of Gulf High School in New Port Richey, Fla., is waiting on some big-name schools who have been showing a lot of interest. "My coach said North Carolina State called today, and they are going to start text-messaging me on Thursday to call them so they can talk to me more about an offer," Voss told GoBlueWolverine.com on Monday. "My favorite right now is Miami. I went to a game there last season and just loved it. I loved the people and the players, everything."

Alton hails from Michigan, and moved to Florida as a young child. However, he still has strong connections to the Wolverine State. "All my family is still up there," he said. "I have an uncle who went to Michigan State, and he's told me I'm welcome to come up any time and he'll show me around MSU."

The 6-foot-3, 212-pound Alton said he has received mail from schools all over the country, including Michigan. "They've sent me some letters and they're definitely one of the schools I want to hear more from," he said. "If I decide to go to a camp up there it will be at Michigan."

However, it could be difficult to lure the transplant out of the South. While he states he is wide open, all of the schools in his list of interests are in Dixie. "Mississippi State, Ole Miss, North Carolina State, Auburn, and Alabama are schools that are showing me a lot of interest," he said. "I'll probably camp at Alabama, and NCST. I'm going to the Scout.com camp in May at Miami."

Sports medicine is the future career choice of the talented Voss. "That's what I will major in," he said. "One of our assistant coaches is involved with a rehab, and they've told me when I graduate that I'll have a job there."

He reports a 2.8 grade-point average and a 15 on the ACT. "I've been doing extra work, and working with a tutor," he said. "I'll be taking it again in April, I need to get that score up."

Also a baseball player, Voss is taking the year off to participate in competitive weight lifting - a varsity sport in Florida. "I'll play baseball next year," he said. "I wanted to try something different this year, and it has been different."

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