Commings Nearing Decision
The 6'2", 195 pound Commings, who runs a 4.46 second forty yard dash, thoroughly enjoyed his time in Columbia, especially the opportunity to meet with USC Head Baseball Coach Ray Tanner about playing both football and baseball for the Gamecocks.
"It went pretty good. I had a good time," said Commings. "I got to meet Coach (Steve) Spurrier and all the coaches. I also met Coach (Ray) Tanner and another baseball coach. It all went real good. It definitely helped them because I got to meet Coach Tanner. That helped them a lot."
Commings had visited Georgia the past two weekends, including USC's 16-12 victory over the Bulldogs in Athens, and he compared South Carolina's game day environment favorably to what UGA has to offer.
"I liked the atmosphere. Just like Georgia, their fans are very energetic. They're very supportive. I liked it."
The versatile athlete also enjoyed interacting with the several of the Georgia natives that play for the Gamecocks.
"I met all of South Carolina's players that are from Georgia. They said they like it at South Carolina. They said basically they're still representing Georgia, they're just playing for another team."
According to Commings, he has now narrowed his list to three schools, and he discussed what stands out to him about each of his three finalists.
"It's between Georgia, Georgia Tech and South Carolina."
Georgia - "I really don't even know (what stands out about Georgia). I just think it would be a good place to be. They're good. That always helps, and I like Coach (Mark) Richt."
Georgia Tech - "I like that they're in Atlanta. I like the city. I like the education program, because you can do just about anything with a degree from Georgia Tech."
South Carolina - "I like Coach Spurrier. It seems like he does whatever it takes to win, and I like that. They're being real patient. They're not trying to pressure me to commit or anything, and I like that."
Commings, who reiterated that he hopes to have a decision made in the next couple of weeks, said he does not have anymore visits planned, and he will now pray about which school is the best fit for him.
"I'm just going to pray on it, and when I feel that I really know where I want to go, then I'll just commit."
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