Two Standing out to Polk

Big man Grant Polk admits to being a little taken off guard by his good fortune. With ten offers in before the end of his junior year, Polk has some things to consider. The summer campus visits will be a big part of the process for the rising offensive lineman, but a pair of schools from the ACC and the SEC respectively lead the pack.

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"Thing have been going good," said Polk. "I am up to ten offers and I am going to go to a few camps this summer to see if I can get a couple more and then that will probably be it for me."

The summer months will lead Polk to several of the southeast's top college programs.

"I know I am going to camp at Georgia, Florida, Mississippi State, Duke and Wake Forest," said Polk. "I am going to South Florida's team camp and I will probably work in Florida State too.

"After I go these camps, I feel like I will have a good idea of who all is going to offer me and I can make my decision."

Mississippi State jumped into the lead shortly after the Bulldogs offered, but there is now some serious competition from another program.

"I would have to say that the University of Virginia is up there too," said Polk. "They are recruiting me really hard and going there would be sort of the best of both worlds.

"It's a good football program and it would be a great education for me.

"Education is very important to me. If I am not fortunate enough to make it to the NFL, then I know I have to have a good degree to fall back on."

Polk reports that he still plans a pre-season decision and that in the end the school that earns his signature will be one that offers a well rounded experience.

"I want to go somewhere that I have a good relationship with all of the coaches and that has a good football program," said Polk. "All of the facilities and all of those things are important, but I want to be able to get a great education as well as have a great football career."

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