Bleckley County RB Sets Official Visits

Cochran, Ga. - Bleckley County High's Zeke Rozier is now up to three scholarship offers and could see additional tenders come as signing day approaches. Look inside to see which schools will be getting an official visit from this talented running back prospect.

Zeke Rozier's recruiting process is picking up steam after his sparkling performance in 2006.  Rozier rushed for more than 2000 yards and scored 19 touchdowns as a senior running back at Bleckley County.  He led the Royals to an (8-5) record and their first playoff win since 1977.

"We beat a lot of teams that we wasn't suppose to beat," said Rozier. "It was really great to watch the fans and to see the fans really get into it.   It was fun.  They did special things for us every week. They went to all the games and even decorated our locker room."

The 6-foot-0, 197-pound RB/OLB prospect has offers from Kentucky, Middle Tennessee State, and Georgia Southern.  Some schools are recruiting him as an outside linebacker and some as a running back.

"I've talked to Georgia Southern head coach (Brian) Van Gorder," Rozier said. He came to the school and talked to me.  I like coach Van Gorder.  I enjoyed talking to him.  He said I could play wherever I wanted to play for them.  It was pretty much up to me.  We set up my official visit for next weekend, Jan. 12th."

"The Middle Tennessee State recruiting coach calls me and sends me letters," Rozier said.  "I'll probably visit them sometime in late January."

Rozier told Scout.com that Kentucky was at the top of his list.

"I guess I'm sort of leaning toward Kentucky." he said. "I think that it would be a good place for me to go and play.  I like their program and It would be great to play in the SEC.  It's a good opportunity for me and I'm looking at them pretty hard." 

Rozier is scheduled to take an official visit to Kentucky on January the 19th.  Quarterbacks coach Randy Sanders is recruiting him for the Wildcats.  Rozier said early playing time, academics, atmosphere and coaching staff would play a pivotal role in his decision.

Rozier was a honorable mention All-State, All-Middle Georgia and two-time All-Region selection. He also played in the GACA North-South All-Star Game.

"It was an honor just to be selected.  There was a lot of good players that didn't get selected, so I was very happy to be able to play in the game.  It was a good experience and I had a great time hanging out with some of the players like Daquan Bembry, Deonte Jordan, Thomas Barnes, Jacobi Rodriquez and Allen Bailey."

Rozier may not have to wait much longer for offer number four.  He's getting serious consideration from Florida, Florida State, Georgia and South Carolina.

Check back with GAVSV.com for more updates on Bleckley County running back Zeke Rozier.




Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

GAVSV Top Stories