Andrew Jackson High Duo Talks USF

Jamal Harvey and Dylan Douglas are teammates at Andrew Jackson High School and on Saturday night they aslo decided they want to be teammates at the University of South Florida. Now they give USFnation.com some insight into their decision to become Bulls. They also talk about their playing styles and what it will mean to be teammates on the next level.

Since we have not talked much about teammates Jamal Harvey and Dylan Douglas, USFnation.com did a follow up interview with the pair of recruits from Andrew Jackson High School.

First of all Harvey will be playing safety for USF. We originally reported him as a WR/S, but after talking to him he says he's here to play safety. Meaning him and Douglas (cornerback) will both be playing on the defensive side of the ball.

Here is how Harvey describes his style of play:

"I'm definitely a physical player." Adding, "My coach has always preached to me physical over finesse."

Douglas sees himself like this:

"I play the same style defense as Antonio Cromartie of Florida State." Douglas says, "I like to jam at the line and use my athleticism to shut down receivers."

This season Dylan had 5 INT's, 2 returned for scores, 63 tackles and a kick return for a touchdown. He also said that Coach Dawsey has talked to him about returning punts/kicks for the Bulls, which Douglas also did in high school.

Even though the two committed on the same night to USF, that was not the plan going in.

"We didn't plan it." Says Harvey, "We just decided separately that night. We felt it would be the best place for us to play."

Did being teammates in high school make this decision easier?

"Definitely, I learn from Dylan and I'm sure I've taught him some things. We kind of feed off each other and it will be cool to play together on the next level."

Before they come to USF both will be on the same team for one more season, track season that is. Harvey and Douglas each run track at their school and use it as a way to improve their speed and stay in shape before joining the Bulls.


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