RECRUITING: Florida CB a big time playmaker

Will Jacksonville, Fla. cornerback Demetrice Webb visit OU or is he a lock to stay in Florida?


Webb is one of the best pure skill athletes in the state of Florida and that is saying something considering all the great skill talent that comes out of the Sunshine State.

Webb lettered as a freshman on special teams, before breaking into the starting lineup at cornerback as a sophomore. By midseason Webb was going both ways at cornerback and tailback and finished the season with 820 yards rushing, while picking off eight passes on defense.

As a junior Webb went both ways again and finished with 780 yards rushing and he was even better on defense with 10 interceptions.

This past season Webb played cornerback, safety and outside linebacker. Webb finished the season with seven interception and four sacks and he scored on defense an amazing seven times. Webb ran four interceptions for touchdowns, blocked a field goal for a score, intercepted two option pitches for scores and he picked up a fumble and ran it in for a touchdown.

Webb was a called a 'nat' this year always clinging to the football. Adding onto to his defensive duties Webb started at quarterback for the first time and finished with close to 1,000 yards total offense. Webb runs summer track and made the junior Olympic team in the 100M (10.6) and he was on the 4X400 relay team (anchor leg).

"It doesn't matter where I play in college, I want to go and play anywhere that I am needed," said Weeb. "I have been an offensive guy all through my Pop Warner years, but when I got into high school my coach made me a cornerback. I have always played on both sides of the ball, so I really don't care which side of the ball I play on."

Webb has already set visits with Florida (12-13), Miami (12-20) and Florida State (1-10).

"Oklahoma is the only other school that I am interested in right now out of state. I will probably visit Oklahoma, but I am probably going to stay in the state of Florida. I really don't have a favorite among the Florida schools."

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