Georgia junior athlete has offer from UT

Word is getting out about the University of Tennessee Football Program. One current 2011 Georgia prospect junior quarterback and athlete has heard a lot about Lane Kiffin and his Tennessee Volunteers. In fact this junior already has eight official offers including one from the University of Tennessee. Go inside to get C.J. Uzomah's thoughts on the Volunteers.

Word is getting out about the University of Tennessee Football Program.

One current 2011 Georgia prospect junior quarterback and athlete has heard a lot about Lane Kiffin and his Tennessee Volunteers.

For C.J. Uzomah of North Gwinnett High School he plans on taking the trip north to Knoxville to see what all the excitement is about first hand.

"I have a teacher that is a huge Tennessee fan," Uzomah told InsideTennessee.com Sunday morning. "He tells me a lot of great things about the atmosphere and the school."

Uzomah, who plays quarterback for his high school team, currently has eight official offers, including one from the University of Tennessee.

"Right now I have offers from Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, LSU, Clemson, Maryland, Indiana, and Southern Florida," Uzomah explained "I want to take a visit to every school that has offered me."

Uzomah is intrigued by all the publicity that the Tennessee program has received since Coach Kiffin's arrival.

"A lot of people call it controversy, I call it excitement," Uzomah said. "I want to take a trip to UT. I want to visit the new coaching staff and see what they are all about."

Uzomah is playing quarterback for his team this season; he played wide out last year.

"A lot of the schools are recruiting me as an athlete," Uzomah said. "Some say quarterback some say wide out."

His junior season got underway last night with a 14-11 victory over Prattville Alabama. He threw for close to 150 yards and two touchdowns and added 75 more yards rushing.

"It was a great game," Uzomah said. "I'm excited about the season."

Uzomah is listed at 6-foot-5, 225-pound athlete who runs the forty in 4.6 seconds.

"It's great to have this many offers this early," Uzomah admitted. "It good to know my name is out there. My plan is to keep working hard and take my game to the next level."


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