Jefferson's Davis Schedules Two Visits

Rutgers has been recruiting Jefferson High (Tampa) four-star receiver Andre Davis for a while, and now the process is getting close to the finish line. Davis spoke to about his recruitment, and divulged he has set up a pair of official visits. Davis also talked about the schools recruiting him the hardest.

Jefferson High (Tampa) receiver Andre Davis stayed quiet about his recruitment as his team ripped its way to the Florida Class 3A title by setting scoring records and pasting the competition.

The Dragons finished the season 15-0, and averaged 49.7 points per game. Davis, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound four-star recruited, finished the season with 63 catches for 1,300 yards and 12 touchdowns, and is ready to delve into the recruiting process.

"Rutgers, Texas Tech, South Florida and Georgia," Davis said when asked what schools he is hearing from the most. "I'm wide open. I'm visiting USF on the 14th (of January) and Rutgers on the 21st."

Davis added he could add a Texas Tech visit to his schedule, but that is yet to materialize.

When it comes to Rutgers, he is dealing with a pair of Scarlet Knights in running backs coach Chris Hewitt and freshman linebacker Fred Overstreet, who is played at Jefferson last season.

"(Overstreet) actually came back down here and I've been speaking to him," Davis said. "(Hewitt) says I need to get up there on a visit and see what they're all about."

However, like teammate Ramik Wilson, who is visiting Rutgers the same weekend, Davis' focus was on the state playoffs. The Dragons set state records for points scored in the regular season (530) and full season (746), which includes the postseason.

In the title game, Jefferson scored 22 points in the first quarter and cruised to a 44-34 win.

"It was great. A lot of the hard work paid off," Davis said. "That team wasn't as tough as us. I know they didn't prepare like us. I didn't think they were as good as us. I don't think they had as many athletes as us."

The only thing left to prove is where the Dragons stand in the state hierarchy regardless of class, but that won't happen. The Florida playoff system stops after the class title games.

"I like us against any team in the state, really and truly," Davis said. "We can play with anyone in the state."

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