"LSU has been text messaging me a bunch recently. They wanted to get me up there to their camp that is going on," commented Drake Nevis
It had been reported on scout that Nevis was going to attend
the LSU camp today and a formal offer would be made if Nevis performed well enough.
did not go because I just could not make it. Some stuff came up. I just could
Drake has been hearing from several more colleges despite
his commitment to the Rebels.
"Alabama game me a verbal offer last
week. I have not seen it on paper, but really, the only one on paper I have seen
is Ole Miss'. Nobody has my address because of Katrina and all, so they usually
just tell me or my coach (about the offer)."
Which colleges have offered
Drake a scholarship, verbally?
"I have ones from Ole Miss, Florida,
Miami, Oklahoma, Auburn, Alabama, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Colorado, and Texas
A&M. That is about it."
Where does Nevis stand with his commitment
to Ole Miss?
"I am still good with Ole Miss, but I am still going
to take my visits. Ole Miss has that family environment, and they have a good
coach. I am still on high on that. I still feel good about my commitment to Ole
Drake is winding down his summer conditioning program and
some goals were met.
"I did it on Monday. I lifted 435. That had been
my goal, to get to 435 on my bench before the season started. I am pretty excited
Drake had to transfer from John Ehret to Terrevone due
to Hurricane Katrina last season, but he is now back at John Ehret High School.
with the transfer, NEvis still made All-State after collecting 80 tackles, 8 sacks,
15 for loss, 2 forced fumbles, 3 recovered fumbles and 1 for a TD, 12 hurries,
and 8 batted passes for the season (combined for both schools).
Drake Nevis skips LSU camp
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