Daverin Geralds receives an offer from Ole Miss

Daverin Geralds (OL, Scotlandville, LA) - One of Louisiana's top prospects attended the scout.com combine that was held at Tulane on Saturday. We were able to get up with Daverin when the combine was completed.

Player Profile

Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 285
40 time: 5.2
Bench: 375
Squat: 550
Grades: 4.6 GPA / 22 ACT

From: Baton Rouge, LA
High School: Scotlandville (4A)

The following information was revealed during our interview with Daverin Geralds:

Which position are you being recruited to play on the next level? "Offensive guard."

What do you do best at guard? "Run blocking."

What most are you working on? "My coordination and building up my strength."

How long have you been starting for Scotlandville? "For three years."

Were you graded out last year? "Yes sir, I graded over 90% for the year."

Any awards? "I was named All-Metro, District, and State."

Which schools are recruiting you the hardest? "LSU, Ole Miss, UCLA, Oklahoma, and Tennessee."

Any colleges come to evaluate you at your practices this month? "Yes sir, Ole Miss, Duke, and N' Western have been by the school."

Any phone calls? "I have received calls from UCLA, Ole Miss, Duke, and N' Western."

Who called first? "My first phone call was Duke."

Any early scholarship offers? "I received offers from Ole Miss, LSU, and Duke."

Which colleges are now at the top of your list? "Tennessee, Duke, Ole Miss, and LSU stand out right now. But, I am still wide open."

What do you like about Ole Miss? "Right now, they are recruiting me pretty hard, them and Duke. I am not leaning towards them right now, but I have to respect how much they want me."

What attracts you to Tennessee? "That is the school I grew up rooting for. That is why I am leaning towards them more."

LSU's positives? "Oh man, that is the home town school."

What will be the main factors for you when it comes decision time? "The first thing I am looking for is a good Chemical Engineering program and then location."

You want to stay close to home? "Yea, I do not want to go too far away. I mean, I will leave out of state if it is not too far. The main thing I am looking for in a college right now is their academic standards though."

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