Poe will still visit Nebraska

Undeniably one of the top athletes in the state of Florida is James Poe. Poe will be a three year starter this year for Orlando (Flor.) Freedom High School. He is a 6-foot-3 and 220 pound athlete that could excel at a number of positions in college. What position does he prefer and who is he favoring?

James Poe is a busy guy. Between practice, games and classes he doesn't have a lot of free time. It's paying off though as he is reaping the rewards of his hard work.

"I've been busy," Poe said. "Things are going good though."

Poe was set the last time that Big Red Report caught up with him to visit Nebraska on 10/1. Have things changed?

"We are going to change it to 10/31 for the Oklahoma game. My athletic director used to go there and I am supposed to go there with him. He is going to meet me up there."

"I haven't taken any other official visits yet. I want to take one to Louisville, but I haven't set that up. I don't know when I am going to take that one."

With the scheduled official to Nebraska and the intended official to Louisville, are those two still the leaders for Poe? "Louisville and Nebraska are still my leaders. I am still considering Florida, Alabama and maybe West Virginia."

The hard work that Poe has spent this summer and fall getting ready for football are paying off. His team is perfect through five games and he is having a great senior campaign.

"We're 5-0. I am playing running back and defensive end. I have like 650 yards and 11 touchdowns. Defense is going OK, I have like two sacks. I average like eight or nine tackles."

Many see 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds on paper and say he couldn't be a running back. Then you see he runs a in the 4.5/40 range and see his production on the field and think differently. Out of all of his offers really only one is looking to make him anything other than running back.

"I want to play running back in college. Nebraska is recruiting me as a running back. Louisville is the same. West Virginia wants me at linebacker I think."

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