Jermarcus Ricks is piling up offers
Height: 6' 4"
40 time: 5.3
Grades: 2.5 GPA
From: Colbert CO, AL
High School: Colbert CO (4A)
The following information was revealed during our interview with Jermarcus Ricks:
What are your strengths on the offensive line? "Well, I play on defense too. But, offensively, I can use my hands real good. My footwork is all right, but it can be better."
Are you being recruited more for offense or defense? "Well, mot schools ask me which position I prefer."
Which is? "Defense."
Will that be a factor in your recruitment, which position you are recruited to play? "Yes sir."
What do you need to work on? "My quickness, most definitely."
How long have you been starting for Colbert Co? "For three years."
Do you go both ways? "Yes sir, I play both ways. I can play either OG/OT/DE/DT."
What were your stats as a junior? "I do not have them."
Did you garner any awards? "I made All-State and All-Area."
Which schools are currently recruiting you the hardest? "The schools that have offered me, really."
Which is? "Alabama, Auburn, Ole Miss, Louisville, MSU, LSU, and Oklahoma."
Which schools are catching your attention? "I would say Auburn, Alabama, LSU, and Oklahoma."
You have a brother that plays for Auburn? "Yes sir, Courtney Harden (freshman LB)."
Will that play a factor in your decision? "Not really. I mean, not really."
Have you taken any unofficial visits to the schools you are interested in? "Yes sir. I went to, well, I always go down to Auburn because of Courtney, and I went to Alabama."
What attracts you to Alabama? "I liked it when I went down there. Their coaches. They were real with me. I like their campus all right but mostly their staff."
And Auburn? "About the same as Alabama."
What got you interested in Oklahoma? "I have never been down there, but I like their head coach and players, and the fact that they have won the national championship in the last couple of years."
What about LSU? "About the same as Oklahoma."
You mentioned that the Mississippi schools offered you; do you have any interest in them? "No sir."
What will be the factors when it comes decision time? "How their people are and how much they like me. You know, just how their school is and their coaching staff."