One of Georgia's top young guns likes UT

One of the top quarterbacks in Georgia this year is only going to be a junior in the fall. Eddie Printz Jr. and Sr. spoke in-depth with InsideTennessee.com about the recruiting process. Is Tennessee one of the teams he has interest in? Will the Vols get an unofficial visit soon? Go "Inside" for those answers and much more.

One of the top quarterbacks in Georgia this year is only going to be a junior in the fall.

Lassiter High School signal caller Eddie Printz Jr. appears headed to be a national type quarterback, he has been performing in the Elite 11 Quarterback camps for the last four years and was invited to Las Vegas as an upcoming sophomore.

At 6-foot-3, 205-pounds and a very strong arm, Printz passed for 2,152 yards and 21 touchdowns as a sophomore last year.

When asked about his stats and his current offers, the humble young man quickly stated that he doesn't worry about stats and stuff, and that his father kept up with his offers and his stats and don't inform him about them at this point.

"Dad is keeping me humble," Printz told InsideTennessee.com. "I worry about working hard and improving my game, everything else will take care of itself."

Although Printz database shows no offers, his father Eddie Printz Sr. explained why.

"Yes several coaches have made verbal offers," the older Printz said. "I told them that we appreciated the attention and the offers but if they were serious about it, put it on paper in a form of an official offer when they are able to do that."

To say that the Printz family is staying busy during this recruiting process, you couldn't tell it by the young man's attitude.

"I love the recruiting process, it's awesome and I'm loving every minute of it," Printz said. "It's a cool process and I'm enjoying all of it."

Apparently the young Printz isn't the only one going through the recruiting process. According to Mr. Printz, he and his entire family make unofficial recruiting visits together.

"It's fun to see the coaches I have always followed for a long time paying attention to my son," Printz said. "Our entire family goes on these trips and we make a complete weekend out of them. I always like to see how the coaches treat Eddie's little brother, they are great with him."

How busy is the Printz family, apparently very busy.

They will take a trip to Miami this weekend, Florida on March 25, Tennessee on April 2 and South Carolina the week of April 16.

"I'm very excited about my trip to Tennessee," Printz said. "They are definitely a school I'm very interested in."

What other schools has peaked Printz's interest?

Duke, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Clemson, South Carolina, Alabama and Miami.

What makes Printz such a good quarterback?

Apparently being humble is a key factor, but there are other skill traits.

"I would say I have a very strong arm," Printz said. "I'm always working on getting better every day. I'm working on staying calm in the pocket, and doing the little things right."

He also spends a lot of time breaking down film, working on reading defenses and getting better on knowing where to put the football.

"He is very strong at reading defenses," a proud father said. "He has tremendous work ethic."

Printz will on participate in two different camps and combines this spring.

He will attend the Elite 11 Quarterback competition in Athens, Georgia on April 15, something he has been doing for several years now.

He will also participate in the Badger 7-on7 Tournaments. His father is the coach of one of the Georgia teams.

When will Printz make his decision on the school of his choice?

"He will decide in the middle of July going into his senior season," The older Printz said. "He will have the decision out of the way going into his senior year."

Only time will tell what offers Printz has already received, now the talented signal caller is waiting to get those official offers in the mail. It will be a while, but thats ok with him, he appears not to be worried about it.


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