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UGASports 2009 GA Top 75

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Rank Name Pos Location Stars Ht Wt School
#1Branden SmithDB
Atlanta, GAWashington

Smith is electric with the ball in his hands, but he is the top corner in his hands too. He may make a run at no. one before it is over.

5 stars5'11"171Georgia
#2Jarvis JonesDE
Columbus, GACarver

Jones is a premier athlete that could be one of the top linebackers in the country. He is up to 223-pounds and is still knocking heads off.

4 stars6'3"226USC
#3Abry JonesDT
Warner Robins, GANorthside School

Jones is quick off the ball, he has is great in pursuit, and he could end up being one of th best in the country in 2008.

4 stars6'3"273Georgia
#4Zach MettenbergerQB
Watkinsville, GAOconee County

Mettenberger has a major league arm and size to match. He has taken big strides this spring and is now one of the best at his position.

4 stars6'4"229Georgia
#5Chris BurnetteOL
LaGrange, GATroup

Burnette has played his way up to the top OL in Georgia this spring. He has gotten stronger, he is playing meaner, and he shows why he is an Army All-American.

4 stars6'2"300Georgia
#6Washaun EaleyRB
Twin City, GAEmanuel County Institute

Ealey put up huge numbers in 08 with 58 TD's. He has great vision and gets yards after contact.

4 stars5'11"205Georgia
#7Michael BowmanWR
Rossville, GARidgeland

Bowman has the size colleges dream of, he runs good routes, and he may not have dropped a pass all spring.

4 stars6'4"206Alabama
#8Drayton CalhounATH
Tucker, GATucker

Calhoun has speed to burn. He is long and slender and could get a look at corner, but stars at RB now.

4 stars6'0"175LSU
#9Johnnie FarmsOL
Perry, GAPerry

Farms is a dominant OL that moves like a DL. He is strong, mobile and nasty.

4 stars6'2"285N. Carolina
#10Eric FieldsLB
Warner Robins, GANorthside School

Fields is a LB that plays sideline to sideline. He has speed, agility and great range.

3 stars6'1"205list
#11Shawn WilliamsDB
Blakely, GAEarly County

Williams attacks the football, he plays with speed and he is aggressive. His coverage skills are surprisingly good as well.

3 stars6'1"195Georgia
#12Jonathan DavisLB
Tucker, GATucker

Davis is a big hitter, a strong athlete and someone that makes plays all over the field each game.

3 stars5'9"205UCF
#13Darren MylesDB
Atlanta, GACarver

Myles is an intelligent player at safety. He takes his QB knowledge to defense with him. He has good size, good ball skills, and he loves to hit.

4 stars6'0"175Tennessee
#14Michael GilliardLB
Valdosta, GAValdosta

Gilliard is gifted enough to play a couple of different positions on the next level with his size and speed.

4 stars6'2"200Georgia
#15Dallas LeeOL
Buford, GABuford

Lee plays more DL now, but will likely go as a guard in college. He has good feet, he plays very strong, and he is one of the best in the trenches.

4 stars6'4"290Georgia
#16Chase VasserLB
Gainesville, GAChestatee

Vasser has great athleticism and he continues to improve as a player. He is moving to MLB this year, so he may make 150 tackles.

3 stars6'3"208Georgia
#17Jamal-Rashad PattersonWR
McDonough, GAHenry County

Patterson is a big receiver that likes to go up and get the ball. He is about as pretty to look at as anyone at receiver.

4 stars6'2"194Stanford
#18Dexter MoodyLB
Twin City, GAEmanuel County Institute

Moody is a raw athlete that has a lot of potential. He is aggressive, he plays fast, and he has a high ceiling.

3 stars6'2"205list
#19Derrick LottDT
Kennesaw, GANorth Cobb

Lott is prospect that could play inside or outside on the next level. He has good feet, plays with leverage and gets off the ball well.

4 stars6'4"272Georgia
#20Prince KentATH
Norcross, GANorcross

Kent could play S or WR in college and his athleticism is what stands out. He never shies away from contact.

3 stars6'3"195Miami (FL)
#21Greg ReidDB
Valdosta, GALowndes

Reid could play RB or DB in college, but his ball skills combined with size will likely land him at corner.

5 stars5'9"175Florida St.
#22Kevin MinterLB
Suwanee, GAPeachtree Ridge

Minter is what you look for in the middle. He likes to hit, he plays off blocks well and a sound tackler.

4 stars6'0"231LSU
#23J.C. LanierDT
Twin City, GAEmanuel County Institute

Lanier plays both sides of the ball now, but once he settles at one spot, he could be dominant.

4 stars6'3"335Georgia Tech
#24Raymond BenoOL
Newnan, GANewnan

Beno could be one of the strongest linemen in Georgia. He could play guard or center on the next level. Mobility is a strength too.

3 stars6'1"278Georgia Tech
#25Chance WarmackOL
Atlanta, GAWestlake

Warmack is a mauler in the middle and he can exceptionally well at 325-pounds. He will be good for the Tide at guard.

3 stars6'2"329Alabama
#26Darius SlayWR
Brunswick, GABrunswick

Slay is very fluid on the football field and makes things look easy. He could play offense or defense.

2 stars6'1"180Mississippi St.
#27Roderick SweetingDB
Locust Grove, GALuella

Sweeting spent the first half of 2007 at QB before moving to defense and flourishing at defensive back.

3 stars6'0"170Georgia Tech
#28Terrell MitchellTE
Powder Springs, GAMcEachern

Mitchell is a long athlete than is think now for tight end, but he could become another Randy McMichael type. He has nice hands and is very fluid.

3 stars6'6"245list
#29Izaan CrossDE
Flowery Branch, GAFlowery Branch

Cross is very athletic and he play end now, but he could move inside or even to tight end on the next level.

3 stars6'2"253Georgia Tech
#30Philip LutzenkirchenTE
Marietta, GALassiter

Lutzenkirchen is a very athletic tight end with good athleticism and great hands. He is bigger then expected too.

4 stars6'4"245Auburn
#31Deion RobersonDT
Tucker, GATucker

Roberson is one of the best big athletes in Georgia. If he puts it all together in 08, then watch out. Offers have started to come in, so some see his potential already.

3 stars6'3"258N.C. State
#32John DrewDT
Columbus, GANorthside

Drew can fill a gap against the run and can get up field to rush the QB. Not a big talker, but he makes some big plays.

4 stars6'1"303Duke
#33Gerald DempsDB
Valdosta, GALowndes

Demps plays like a linebacker, but moves like a safety. He can hit and cover.

3 stars5'10"190Florida St.
#34Corico HawkinsLB
Milledgeville, GABaldwin

Hawkins loves contact, he hits the gaps hard and it great against the run.

3 stars6'0"218Clemson
#35Reggie TaylorDB
Fort Valley, GAPeach County

Taylor is corner with good feet and he plays very physical. He attacks like a safety, but covers like a corner.

4 stars5'10"167Auburn
#36Kellen WilliamsOL
Snellville, GABrookwood

Williams is a versatile lineman and could play tackle or guard. He drives his opponent off the ball and plays until the whistle blows.

3 stars6'3"295Alabama
#37Jonathan AtchisonLB
Atlanta, GADouglass

Atchison is another athletic linebacker out of Douglass. They produce them yearly and he is another one with good speed, good range, and good athleticism.

3 stars6'3"216Alabama
#38Euclid CummingsDE
Roswell, GACentennial

Cummings has only played one year of football. He has great length, quickness,and potential as a rush end.

3 stars6'3"230Georgia Tech
#39Jadareius HamlinOL
Forsyth, GAMary Persons

Hamlin is a very intriguing prospect. He could play offensive guard or defensive tackle with his size and athleticism.

2 stars6'2"245Middle Tenn. St.
#40Chaun GreshamLB
Winder, GAApalachee

Gresham is a thin linebacker that is just starting to grow into his frame. Once he puts it all together, he will be a force.

3 stars6'3"205South Carolina
#41Warren NormanRB
Chamblee, GAChamblee

Norman may be small, but he is strong and explosive. Likely a RB, but could play DB and special teams also.

3 stars5'10"188Vanderbilt
#42Andre HarrisOL
Hampton, GALovejoy

Harris is strong in pass protection, but needs to work on run blocking. He has gotten lighter on his feet since last fall.

3 stars6'4"327Auburn
#43Emmanuel DiekeDE
College Park, GANorth Clayton

Dieke has really come into his own this off-season. He has added strength to go with his good quickness off the edge.

3 stars6'6"210Georgia Tech
#44Duran ChristopheOL
Woodstock, GAWoodstock

Christophe has the frame many college coaches look for in an offensive tackle. He is long, fit, strong, light, but raw.

3 stars6'6"275N.C. State
#45Stephen HillWR
Lithonia, GAMiller Grove

Hill has the size schools look for and he can jump out of the gym as well. Still raw, but a lot of potential.

3 stars6'4"190Georgia Tech
#46Ryan RobinsonDE
Hoschton, GAMill Creek

Robinson is a big defensive end that could potentially become a defensive tackle. Good upside.

2 stars6'4"245Oklahoma St.
#47Nigel Mitchell-ThorntonLB
Stone Mountain, GAStephenson

Thornton could play outside linebacker or rush end on the next level.

3 stars6'2"228Tennessee
#48D.J. AdamsRB
Norcross, GANorcross

Adams is built like a fireplug. He is a powerful runner that runs low to the ground and he has nice hands out of the backfield as well.

4 stars5'10"210Maryland
#49Toney WilliamsRB
Alpharetta, GAMilton

Williams is a big back that could play fullback or I-back on the next level. Linebacker is not out of the question for him either.

3 stars6'1"227Tennessee
#50Robert NelsonLB
Stone Mountain, GAStone Mountain

Nelson gets down hill in a hurry and he looks ideal for a middle linebacker. He is strong, physical, and a solid tackler.

3 stars6'0"205Tennessee
#51Colton ChappleQB
Norcross, GAGreater Atlanta Christian

Chapple is a very accurate passer. He does nice in the pocket and he may be the best QB in Georgia throwing on the run outside the pocket.

2 stars6'2"180list
#52Shane MularkeyLB
Norcross, GAGreater Atlanta Christian

Mularkey is a versatile athlete that could play linebacker, tight end, fullback, or H-back. He will likely play on the LB spots in college.

2 stars6'3"215N. Carolina
#53Cedric WilsonATH
Cussetta, GAChattahoochee County

Wilson is one of those athlete that could play a number of positions. He has size and speed to play RB, LB, WR or possibly TE.

6'1"196list
#54Tay IrvinDT
LaGrange, GATroup

Irvin may not look the part to the naked eye because of size, but he plays like a top defensive tackle. He would be a perfect nose guard.

3 stars6'0"310UCF
#55Antonio FosterOL
Valdosta, GAValdosta

Foster is a mauler in the tranches and he uses his strength to dominate his opponent.

3 stars6'4"285Georgia Tech
#56Reginald BryantRB
Cairo, GACairo

Bryant is a nice back that runs behind his pads. He likes to get down field, but can bounce it outside as well.

3 stars5'11"205UAB
#57Julian BurnettLB
Macon, GAWestside

Burnett does nt have the best size, but he makes up for that with instincts and power.

2 stars5'10"212Georgia Tech
#58Galatian KingDE
Waycross, GAWare County

King has all the athleticism coaches look for on the next level. If he can put that on the field and produce, then the offers will come.

2 stars6'3"259W. Kentucky
#59Demond DennisRB
Atlanta, GACarver

Dennis is all about speed. He is listed as a running back, but may end up being better as a corner and return man.

3 stars5'8"188New Mexico
#60Sam WattsOL
Conyers, GASalem

Watts is a good get for Mississippi State. Could play either interior spot.

3 stars6'5"300Mississippi St.
#61Joel KightLB
Lithonia, GAMartin Luther King

Kight may be small and compact, but he packs a big punch. He could play inside linebacker, but he wants to play running back.

3 stars5'9"200Mississippi
#62Chris HubbardOL
Columbus, GACarver

Hubbard is a lineman that could add weight and become a good OL on the next level. His feet and athleticism make him appealing.

3 stars6'3"235UAB
#63DeMario BennettWR
Douglas, GACoffee

Bennett looks the part and he can make plays. He is long, fluid, and he can go up and get the football very well.

2 stars6'3"185South Carolina
#64Eric McDanielDT
Calhoun, GACalhoun

McDaniel's biggest strengths are his athleticism and quickness. If he puts that together on the field, then he could really take his game to another level.

3 stars6'2"295Purdue
#65Qua HuzzieLB
LaGrange, GALa Grange

Huzzie is another one of those smaller linebackers in Georgia. Not ideal size, but has good instincts and he finds the football.

3 stars5'11"205Kentucky
#66Brandon JacobsRB
Lilburn, GAParkview

Jacobs is very athletic in football and a star in baseball as well. He could play RB or LB at Auburn.

3 stars6'1"230Auburn
#67David PaulsenDE
Marietta, GAWalton

Paulsen brings a lot of versatility. He had a very good summer and he could play tight end or H-back.

3 stars6'3"236Oklahoma St.
#68Darius McKellerOL
Jonesboro, GAJonesboro

McKeller is raw on the OL, but he could be a good one if he continues to progress as a tackle.

3 stars6'6"280Alabama
#69Rashad WynesRB
Warner Robins, GAWarner Robins

Wynes looks like a linebacker these days, but he is best on offense. He could play running back or receiver on the next level.

3 stars6'1"214UAB
#70Malcolm MitchellDE
Stone Mountain, GADunwoody

Mitchell could be a good stand up linebacker on the outside the rushes the QB or a weakside end. Good athleticism and first step.

2 stars6'2"220Louisville
#71LeRon FurrLB
Columbus, GACarver

Furr is a linebacker that could play inside or out. He has good size, he tackles well, and he can get out in coverage if needed.

3 stars6'2"225Oklahoma St.
#72Chris CrenshawDE
Louisville, GAJefferson County

Crenshaw has really improved over the summer. He has gained 20 pounds and become more of a complete end. Good combination against the run and pass.

3 stars6'2"231Georgia Tech
#73Brandon WattsLB
Sandersville, GAWashington County

Watts played safety as a junior, but he is better inside the box. Linebacker will likely be his home in the future.

3 stars6'2"229Georgia Tech
#74Blake SoutherlandLB
Norcross, GAGreater Atlanta Christian

Southerland is a perfect fit for the middle linebacker position. He is smart, he can make the reads, and he attacks the football.

3 stars6'2"230Vanderbilt
#75Rio JohnsonQB
Tyrone, GASandy Creek

Johnson is another Qb that may be a little underrated. He has good size, a live arm, and he has good mobility.

2 stars6'2"177East Carolina

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