Powers takes in Ole Miss visit
The following information was revealed during our interview with Jerraud Powers:
What is your current height, weight, and forty time? "I am 5' 9", 170, and I ran a 4.46 at the Ole Miss football camp this summer."
Which camps did you attend this summer? "Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn, and Memphis."
Which position are you being recruited to play on the next level? "Cornerback."
What are your strengths at CB? "I am a cover guy. I am pretty physical, and I can read the routes pretty good."
What are you working on to make yourself a better player? "My techniques and breaking on the ball. I am trying to stay low while I am backpedaling and all of that."
How long have you been starting for Decatur (6A)? "This will be my 3rd year."
All at CB? "Yes sir, and I play some WR too."
What were your stats as a junior? "I had 4 int's and 50 tackles. I think I had 13 catches for 256 yards at wide receiver."
Any awards? "Yes sir, I was named All-Region (DB) and All-Area."
How is this season going? "Great, we are 7 - 0."
What are your stats for the season? "I could not tell you the tackles or sacks, but I have 3 int's and I brought back one to the house. I also have 2 kickoffs for TD's and 2 punt returns for TD's."
How long were your returns? "One kickoff was for 99 yards and one of the punt returns was for 80 yards. I think the other two were like 45 yards (punt) and 70 yards (kickoff)."
Which schools are recruiting you the hardest right now? "My choices are Alabama, Auburn, Ole Miss, Louisville, Vandy, and Memphis."
Any offers? "Yes sir, they have all offered me."
Set up your official visits yet? "I set up one to Alabama (December 10th) and Auburn (January 14th). I also plan to visit Ole Miss, Memphis, and Vandy."
What about Louisville? "I really do not know."
Been to any games this fall? "I went to see Bama play Utah State and South Carolina. I went to the AU/LSU game, and I went to the UM/TN game this past weekend."
What did you learn about Ole Miss during your visit? "I know the whole town loves their football team. Their fans are pretty into it."
How was the overall atmosphere? "Wild. I guess that is the best word I can describe it."
Did you feel like you could make an immediate impact at Ole Miss after watching that game? "Yea, I feel like I can fit in well in their secondary. I like having 5 DB's too."
What else do you like about Ole Miss? "The coaches, facilities and their town. It is nice up there."
What attracts you to Alabama? "Their tradition."
Can you make a difference at Alabama? "Yes sir."
What are Auburn's positives? "The town, staff, and they have great tradition too."
Will you make a difference at Auburn? "Probably."
Jerraud carries a 3.0 GPA and a 16 on the ACT.
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