'09 Q&A: Stephenson's Nigel Mitchell-Thornton

Three-star linebacker talks to GAVSV.com about the latest in his recruitment.

GAVSV.com recently spoke with Stephenson High School star linebacker Nigel Mitchell-Thornton. The following is some of the highlights of the conversation with the 6-2, 210-pound defender.

GAVSV.com: Any recent college scholarship offers that we should know about?

Mitchell-Thornton: There's a few. I just got a written letter of an offer from Purdue. I also have been told by coaches from Louisville, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Valdosta State that an offer is on the way. Plus, Clemson and Penn State told me that there's a high possibility that I will get an offer from them.

GAVSV.com: What is your experience or knowledge regarding the Boilermakers?

Mitchell-Thornton: I haven't spoken much to them but I definitely want to and I want to learn more.

GAVSV.com: Are there any programs that haven't extended an offer or said they may extend an offer that you hear from on a consistent basis?

Mitchell-Thornton: Yes, there is. Tennessee, Florida, Miami and Auburn have all been showing interest.

GAVSV.com: Do you have a busy summer planned?

Mitchell-Thornton: Yes. I am supposed to be going to a lot of different camps at a bunch of different schools and I am going to take some visits to schools, too.



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