With 15 scholarship offers on the
table, one of the top offensive line prospects in the south is Jeffersonville, Ga., native Chris Little (6-5, 320,
Little, a virtual one man wrecking
crew in the high school ranks who was named to the all-state team last year,
does not have a list of favorite schools yet, but says he hopes to have a top
ten by the end of the week and then a top five, which he will take official
visits to, by the end of the summer.
Though his official list has not
been announced, some of the schools looking good to Little early, he says, are
LSU, Georgia, Florida State, Florida, and Notre Dame, all of whom have
presented him offers.
“I like Georgia
because they are close to home,” he said. “Then Florida State has a good program, and they are
known for putting linemen into the NFL. [What I like about] Florida is the swamp.
Everybody wants to play in the swamp.
Although the list is far from being
narrowed down to just five schools, Little also disclosed plans for one of his
official visits in the fall.
“I plan on taking an official visit
to LSU,” he commented. “I’ve been talking some with [LSU defensive backs] coach
Doug Mallory, and I think I would fit in well at LSU. They told me they are
losing some tackles this year and I want to go somewhere that I can play
When deciding on where he will play
at the next level, Little says that a place where he can fit in and get playing
time early is an important factor.
Because he is scheduled to be an
early graduate, finishing high school in December, he also said he would like to
commit as early as September so he can enroll in college in January and begin to
build chemistry with his team.
When asked why he has been noticed
by so many programs, Little related that he feels like he is well rounded as an
“I’m in good shape,” he said. “I
can go four quarters non-stop. I also have good strength and good speed for
someone my size.”
This summer, Little plans on
working on all the aspects of his game, and will attend camps at Florida State, Florida,
Auburn and possibly a few others before returning
to lead his Twiggs
County squad on both sides
of the football next season.
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