Recruiting Blitz Hits Holbert Hard

So what's the toughest part of the recruiting process for David Holbert?

"It's all these coaches calling me," Holbert responded without hesitation when reached at home Sunday evening. "Can you hang on a minute?

"Sure, David take care of your other call," dutiful writer defers fully aware his call is no less an intrusion on a young man in the midst of one of the toughest decisions of his young life.

After about a 30-second pause, the 6-foot-2, 235-pound fullback from Brentwood Academy comes back on the line.

"Hello," he says unable to subdue a rising stress level. "That's a coach right there. It's all the time."

Oh yeah, what school is he with?" persistent scribe implores.

"Florida," Holbert replied. "I've already heard from Tennessee and Auburn. I've got Coach Fulmer in here tomorrow and that's the end of the visits. Then I'm going to make my decision."

Hang in there David Holbert — you're almost home.


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