Linebacker Derrick Graham of Hardee High School in Wauchula, Florida is a name on the rise. With offers throughout the region and beyond, Graham's offer sheet is one most prospects dream of. Graham took to the road this summer to learn more about the schools that are recruiting him and see how he felt working with the coaches doing the recruiting.
Derrick Graham profile
"I went a lot of places," said Graham. "I went to Florida State, Mississippi State, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia Tech, South Alabama, Miami, Iowa State and a couple more places.
"I feel like I measured up pretty good everywhere I went."
Graham was one of the standouts at Mississippi State's Big Dawg camp.
The talented linebacker had positive reviews for his hosts in Starkville as well.
"I loved it over there," said Graham. "It was a great camp.
"I feel like I did pretty good, but I could have done more.
"I was dealing with a little bit of an injury.
"They stay in touch with me a a lot."
The Bulldogs are one of several programs Graham continues to hold in high regard.
"My top seven are Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi State, Florida State, Iowa State, Georgia Tech and UCF," said Graham. "I am probably going to decide pretty soon, but I am not sure when.
"I am going to make my decision sometime before the season or not long after it the season begins.
"I still have some things to think about before I make my decision."