Quinn Has 10 Offers

Defensive end Robert Quinn has ten scholarship offers from some major programs like Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, Clemson, Virginia Tech and Maryland. Where do the Gamecocks stand with this elite 2008 prospect? Read inside to find out all the latest on Quinn's recruitment.



Robert Quinn will be one of the top rated defensive end prospects in the South. Quinn, 6-4 and 250 pounds, is from North Charleston (S.C.) Fort Dorchester High School. Last season as a junior he recorded 73 tackles and 11 sacks.

"I really think I have a good combination of size, speed and strength," said Quinn. "I think I am pretty good at both stopping the run and rushing the passer. I need to work on staying low and getting underneath the offensive lineman. This season the coaches say I will also play tight end and they may move me to outside linebacker."

According to Quinn he has scholarship offers from Clemson, South Carolina, Auburn, Maryland, Tennessee, Florida, Virginia Tech, Virginia and North Carolina.

"Right now I am wide open. I think South Carolina is a school and a program really on the rise. They are coming up. I am also getting to know those coaches.

"Auburn has a real good defense and so does Maryland. I like both of those coaches that are recruiting me from those schools.

"Tennessee is a school where I already feel comfortable with the coaching staff. I also love that stadium and would love to play there.

"Florida is the national champions and you can't just blow off the national champions.

"Virginia Tech is a team that plays great defense and I like their coaches.

"Same with Clemson.

"I want to pick a school not too far from home. It's important for my family to come see me play and I would like to come home on the weekends when I am not playing. It will come down to my (official) visits and I want to feel at home at whatever school I pick. I am would like early playing time. School is important too because I know I need an education and I am looking at business and forensics."

So far Quinn has taken unofficial visits to Clemson, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia.

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