Top 100 Recruits, 31 - 40

We continue our countdown of the Top 100 Recruits selected by Today we count down 40-31.

#40 Roderick Rogers
Ht: 6-2 Wt: 180 40: 4.5
Stephenson HS (Stone Mountain)

Roderick Rogers is healthy again, and that's bad news for opposing offenses. After hurting his ankle in a track meet in the spring, Rogers missed the camp circuit this summer, but he is back now better than ever. He has good height and an excellent break on the ball. He has the frame to carry more weight and become more of a force supporting the run. He is already a sure tackler. Currently has offers from LSU, Tulane, and West Virginia, and he lists those 3 schools along with North Carolina and Vanderbilt as his 5 favorites.

#39 Armand Cauthen
Wide Receiver
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 195 40: 4.5
Douglas County HS (Douglasville)

Armand Cauthen is the reigning Douglas County player of the year after he set a team record for receptions. He is an exceptionally strong receiver that can be physical with smaller defensive backs, and he can run by them once he has the ball. Cauthen has early offers from Duke and Wake Forest, and he is currently wide open among his college choices.

#38 Joe Gaston
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 195 40: 4.5
Walton HS (Marietta)

Joe Gaston has led Walton High School in touchdowns and tackles in both of the last two years. He is a good running back and an excellent strong safety. He is a solid 6-0/195 pounds, and he runs a true 4.5 forty time. His quickness is exceptional as he posted a 4.17 shuttle at the Nike Camp. He is pile mover on both offense and defense. He has an offer from UAB currently, and he likes Georgia as his favorite team.

#37 Larry White
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 185 40: 4.4
Banneker HS (College Park)

Larry White has led Banneker in tackles the past two years on a team that has included talented players such as Greg Blue and Ty Cox. He had 152 tackles last year as a junior and is poised for another monster year. He plays middle linebacker in high school, but with his size and speed, he can be an excellent strong safety on the next level. Lists Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Florida, and LSU as his top teams.

#36 Thomas Flowers
Running Back
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 183 40: 4.5
Pebblebrook HS (Mableton)

Thomas Flowers had a state record 8 touchdowns in one game last year. He had nearly 1,000 yards rushing as a junior despite sharing the ball with 2,200 yard rusher Brent Thomas. This year, Flowers will be the man. He has an impressive list of early offers including Georgia, Florida, Auburn, and Virginia. He lists those 4 schools along with Colorado as his favorites.

#35 Coleman Watson
Tight End
Ht: 6-6 Wt: 245 40: 4.8
North Springs HS (Atlanta)

Coleman Watson is big, strong, and he can run. He is the most "ready to contribute" tight end in the south this year. He had 400 yards and 4 touchdowns as a junior and will be an even bigger factor in the offense this year. He has early offers from South Carolina and Wake Forest. He was an early lean to Georgia, but has widened his list.

#34 Tommy Gainous
Offensive Line
Ht: 6-5 Wt: 265 40: 5.1
Cairo HS (Cairo)

If there was an award for best mascot name, Tommy Gainous of the Cairo Syrup Makers  would be the hands down winner this year. As it stands, Gainous must be content with being one of the top offensive tackle prospects in the south this year. Gainous has good footwork, and a frame to carry another 40 or 50 pounds. He has an early offer from Georgia, and he is currently wide open.

#33 Reggie Ball
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 180 40: 4.46
Stephenson HS (Stone Mountain)

Reggie Ball is the top run/pass quarterback in the state this year. He has a rocket for an arm and ran a blistering 4.46 forty time at the Nike Camp in Athens in April. He has a big time arm, but he is also a top prospect at free safety. Ball has early offers from LSU and Auburn, and he lists those 2 schools along with Clemson, LSU, and Michigan as his favorites.

#32 Brandon Pilgrim
Offensive Line
Ht: 6-5 Wt: 275 40: 5.1
Parkview HS (Lilburn)

Brandon Pilgrim is one third of the big three offensive line prospects at Parkview this year, and a big reason as to why Parkview is being chosen to 3-peat this year. Pilgrim is a solid drive blocker and even better in pass protection. He has a wide base, moves his feet well, and keeps his arms extended. He is able to keep faster defensive ends at bay with his quick feet and long arms, and he can push away bigger tackles with his power. He has several top offers including Clemson, Virginia, Northwestern, and MTSU, but Georgia is his favorite.

#31 Dana Graydon
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 205 40: 4.64
Dougherty HS (Albany)

The State of Georgia lacks a truly dominate linebacker in the mold of an Ernie Sims, Earl Everett, Daniel Brooks, or Wesley Jefferson, and that player may be Dana Graydon. He has an impressive list of offers, and he is a player that we are looking forward to evaluating further as a senior. He has offers from Florida State, Georgia, Clemson, and Auburn among others, and Florida State and Georgia Tech are his 2 leaders right now. 

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