Posted: 2:56 pm Friday, January 17th, 2014

Georgia Tech offers 4 players in one day from Stephenson 

By Michael Carvell

Georgia Tech offered four prospects from Stephenson High School in one day.

The NCAA’s “contact period” started on Thursday and goes until Feb. 2. Since the majority of this year’s high school seniors announced college decisions by last summer, many scouts are using this time to recruit underclassmen.

All five Georgia Tech offers went to underclassmen, according to Stephenson assistant Corey Johnson: The juniors are LB Dareus Brown (recently transferred from Tucker), WR Dexter Neal, and DE Chauncey Rivers. The sophomore is DB Khalil Ladler.

“We’ve got the players,” Johnson said. “Our guys’ information has been out for a long time. I think we’re pretty good at getting the information out early enough for them to take it through whatever evaluation processes they have and look at film. So when they do come to our high school, they’re ready to offer rather than having to take everything back to the office and figure it out.

We’ve always done a pretty good job at Stephenson High School in being preemptive with the recruiting process — in getting out a highlight tape, telling the colleges this is what he’s doing and this is what he looks like. Then they’ll come by. They always come by and look at them as they walk down the hall to see how big they really are. The coaches always give everybody the eyeball test.”

Johnson said Georgia Tech assistant Joe Speed spent about an hour at the DeKalb High School on Friday.

“There were always some kids on Georgia Tech’s 2014 list, so when they came by for those guys, they looked at the juniors, too,” Johnson said. “When Speed came by today, he said ‘Let’s make it official: Here’s the ones we want to offer.’ And I think there will be some more in the next few months.”

Johnson said UGA also stopped by the school, dispatching graduate assistant Christian Robinson. The Bulldogs are short on coaches with only one defensive coach on staff. “He asked about every player, and took a lot of notes,” Johnson said. “Maybe with the new staff, maybe it will change the way (UGA) recruits our school.”

Georgia Tech will entertain 10 high school seniors on official visits this weekend, according to JacketsOnline.com’s Kelly Quinlan. The only uncommitted player that will visit with the Yellow Jackets is Michael Sawyers, a 4-star defensive tackle from Nashville who recently backed off his Vanderbilt pledge due to the coaching change.

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52 comments
Honest and Frank
Honest and Frank

Michael - you are conflating/confusing a few arguments and your bias is really shining a good deal.


First, as your own newspaper has reported, GT has some of, if not the highest, entrance SAT scores for football players.  That clearly reflects a high standard of admission.  I don't see why anyone at GT owes you an explanation "why" the standards are higher, but there is clear, objective evidence out there that their standards are, in fact, higher.


http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/paper-trail/2008/12/30/athletes-show-huge-gaps-in-sat-scores


Second, as someone in the field of recruiting, you should understand the differences between football recruiting and basketball recruiting, particularly when it comes to exceptions.  Coach K's 1-2 exceptions per year for basketball - and a THIRTEEN scholarship roster - are significantly more meaningful than the limited number of exceptions that GT gets for its 85 scholarship roster.  It's also a lot easier to keep a player eligible for two years (before they have to declare for a major but after they can declare for the NBA) as opposed to three plus (which would include advanced classes specific to a major).


I don't think anyone is going out and saying that most of the players who get into Duke or Vandy, etc., can't also get in to Georgia Tech.  Georgia Tech does, however, seem to have higher standards than just about any other team out there (again, see the article from your own newspaper), and so there are likely a number of players at other schools, even those like Vandy, who may be able to get into that school but not Georgia Tech.  Not to mention that, as you should know, private schools such as Vandy and Wake don't have to release their data, so you can't compare the standards.  In any event, the point is that GT does have elevated admissions standards for its football players and is, for the most part, competing with other schools with elevated standards for a substantially narrowed pool of players.


Third, you also have to consider that, just because a player can get into GT, that doesn't mean they will automatically go there.  Although this State is blessed to have a school like GT, with elite engineering and stellar business programs, many of the leaders of this State (with uga leanings) have refused to allow GT to expand its limited number of majors.  It also seems that GT does not necessarily want to expand its offerings, and prefers to have limited, but exceptional, offerings.  So, even among the Stanfords, Notre Dames, Georgia Techs, Northwesterns, etc., GT has relatively limited academic offerings (for example, there are no B.A.s at GT, and no classic liberal arts degrees like Englsh or PolySci.  If you don't want to be a scientist, you are left with economics or business.  That seems to be the true hold up for recruiting, especially when coaches at other schools feel free to target that with negative recruiting.


Some of you guys at the AJC are so rabidly against GT and for firing Paul Johnson that, at times, I feel like you care little about being a reporter or journalist, and more about advancing your pro-uga, pro-sec agenda.  I didn't go to GT, but as a local resident I can say that I support the team.  I wonder if it would hurt you and your colleagues to do the same?

AlabamaBuzz
AlabamaBuzz

Simple, Michael....those other schools actually have easy majors, although they are excellent schools.  Tech doesn't really have anything like an "easy" major, so the concern is that if the Hill allows some of these kids in without some sort of math/science acumen, they won't make it, even with tutoring.  I am not trying to be conceited about Tech, but I have attended other schools before and since  I graduated from Tech.  The other schools I attended (Indiana U, UGA, and several smaller schools,etc.) were easy compared to Tech....

RandyHall
RandyHall

Any updates on UGA's new enrollees? 

Brewmaster1960
Brewmaster1960

I'm sure all 4 want to follow in GTBob's and POAD's footsteps and spend 24/7 on UGA blogs when their playing days are done. No doubt they will be engineers as well.

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MikeBanning


You keep saying that GT "just needs to hit on 18-22 of the top 100 GA players a year who want to major in Business Admin."  Then you postulate that -65-80 of those players are eligible at GT.  What you are saying is that GT needs to successfully recruit 20% of the top 100 players in GA, knowing that 20-35 of those players won't be available.

Last year, uga only recruited 17 of the top 100  players in GA.  Basically, what you are saying is, GT needs to out-recruit uga to be successful.

Seems Legit.


http://247sports.com/Season/2013-Football/CompositeRankings?InstitutionGroup=HighSchool&State=GA

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

In the Twitter message above, the GT person that wrote the message erred when he listed Tre' Jackson as a DE, I'm pretty sure he's a MLB or LB.

58Supersports
58Supersports

Great job GT... Hope they all except.

The big kid (forgot his name)  6'2 300lbs  from Coffee Co.  that played in HS all-star game o-line   had high hopes GT would offer. He has 3-r 4 offers from other schools but likes GT.

RambleOn84
RambleOn84

I'm not big into making academic excuses for Tech, but the issue is more about projecting guys to be able to STAY in school than to get accepted in.

MichaelCarvell
MichaelCarvell moderator

Generally speaking, I believe almost every kid that could get into Vanderbilt could get accepted into Georgia Tech. And until the Georgia Tech coaches finally come out and explain publicly why not, then I decline to believe otherwise.

I think all that kind of talk is silly. When I worked in Augusta, one of the worst student-athletes I ever covered (couldn't stay eligible at the local public high school for senior year) somehow qualified academically for Duke and played basketball there for two years (NBA first-rounder). If they want you, you want them, and you've got decent grades, it seems to work out most of the time in college athletics.


ConfederateFlagBurner
ConfederateFlagBurner

Good to see GT back on Stephenson's campus after what happened with Reggie Ball. 

Hopefully we can get in the good graces of UGA pipeline school Tucker as well and regain positioning in Dekalb. Good luck to the young men. 

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

re:

Georgia Tech will entertain 10 high school seniors on official visits this weekend, according toJacketsOnline.com’s Kelly Quinlan. The only uncommitted player that will visit with the Yellow Jackets is Michael Sawyers, a 4-star defensive tackle from Nashville who recently backed off his Vanderbilt pledge due to the coaching change.

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I thought Vandy had LOWERED their admission standards for FB recruits and that GT couldn't get the same guys that Vandy gets?

Lots of apologists put out LIES in the past to defend CPJ's poor recruiting, now that Vandy is in the midst of a coaching change GT will take those same players in a NY-second.

Amazing how time has a way of exposing the lies that have been thrown around to defend our HC's poor recruiting.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

re:

Johnson said UGA also stopped by the school, dispatching graduate assistant Christian Robinson. The Bulldogs are short on coaches with only one defensive coach on staff. “He asked about every player, and took a lot of notes,” Johnson said. “Maybe with the new staff, maybe it will change the way (UGA) recruits our school.”

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UGA recruited Mike Thornton and he's close to graduating from UGA ,and the Stephenson HC's son graduated from UGA and played WR.

The comment made it sound like UGA is ignoring their school, which is not the case.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

I'm wondering will Reggie Ball give them an endorsement to go to GT, or will he tell them something else?

bigGTfan
bigGTfan

@MichaelCarvell  How disappointing that you don't have the journalistic curiosity to get the anwer to your own question.   I offer one example of how Stanford, a school often compared to Tech ademically, can attract talent without requiring the same level of difficulty to stay eligible.  Richard Sherman of the Seahawks was . Communications major at Stanford. Here are the requirements:


Major in Communication
1.  Five core courses

1.  Communication 1A: Media Technologies, People, and Society, or Communication 1B: Media, Culture, and Society 
2.  Communication 106: Communication Research Methods (prerequisite – Statistics) 
3.  Communication 108: Media Processes and Effects 
4.  Communication Communication 104W, Reporting, Writing, and Understanding the News (WIM), COMM 120W, Digital Media in Society (WIM), or COMM 137W, The Dialogue of Democracy (WIM) 
5.  Statistics 60 (does not count toward the 60 units in the major)

2.  Students must take a minimum of four courses in the following two areas, including at least one course from each area, as specified below

Area I: Communication Processes and Effects

Communication 122: Content Analysis – Studying Communication Artifacts
Communication 123: Argumentation and Persuasion
Communication 135: Deliberative Democracy and its Critics
Communication 137W: The Dialogue of Democracy
Communication 160: The Press and the Political Process 
Communication 162: Campaigns, Voting, Media and Elections
Communication 164: The Psychology of Communication About Politics in America
Communication 166: Virtual People 
Communication 168: Experimental Research in Advanced User Interfaces 
Communication 169: Computers and Interfaces: Psychology and Design 
Communication 172: Media Psychology 
Communication 183: Social Media Literacies 
Communication 326: Advanced Topics in Human Virtual Representation

Area II: Communication Systems/Institutions

Communication 104W: Reporting, Writing, and Understanding the News
Communication 116: Journalism Law
Communication 117: Digital Journalism
Communication 120W: Digital Media in Society
Communication 125: Perspectives on American Journalism
Communication 131: Media Ethics and Responsibility
Communication 140: New Media Entrepreneurship
Communication 142: Media Economics 
Communication 143: Communication Policy and Regulation 
Communication 147: The Modern History and Future of Journalism 
Communication 151: The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and Press 
Communication 182: Social Media Issues

3.  Elective credit

The remainder of the 60 required units may be fulfilled with any elective communication courses, or a combination of communication courses and up to 10 units of pre-approved courses in other departments.

Approved Outside Electives for Communication Majors/Minors

Communication majors may take 10 units outside of the department. Minors may take 5 units outside of the department. All outside electives must be taken for a letter grade if offered. If a course also meets a WAYS requirement, it may still be used towards the major or minor. However, a course may not be used for two majors or a major and a minor. It is the student’s responsibility to determine scheduling of these courses. Not all of the listed courses are offered every year.

Effective 2012-13, taking SOC 180A instead of COMM 106 will count towards the units outside of the department.

Majors and minors have the option to petition for approval of a course that is not listed, but are restricted to one approved petition for the duration of their undergraduate career. To petition, please email the syllabus to the Student Services Manager.


The Statistics 60 class is "Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus" and the only math requirement.  There is no science requirement, no calculus. Comparing a Tech major in Management or majors in the Ivan Allen College with Vanderbilt, Duke, or Stanford shows you how the other schools can avoid the unpleasant topic of having to sstudy hare to stay eligible.

SvenOttke
SvenOttke

Honest and Frank just laid it out perfectly why. Can you not read? Those schools all have hundreds of degree programs, many BA programs, that are academically less stringent. What do you not understand Carvell?

GT_Anchorage
GT_Anchorage

@MichaelCarvellYour not buying that fact every student no matter the circumstances has to take some form of Calculus? That in its own is a deterrent for a lot of high school athletes.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@AugustaJacket 

No!

I said we only need 18-22 overall, if we can get 1 or 2 out of Florida, 1 or 2 out of another State that is having a good year talent-wise (sometimes Tenn., sometimes NC, sometimes La., sometimes Texas), that would put us at only needing about 15 players from Ga. HSs, that are clear cut Top-100 or Top-75 players here in Ga.

UGA does exceptionally well in Fla. and also they do well at plucking off of the Top of other State's Top-10 players (Marshall & Gurley-NC, AJ Green-SC, Marlon Brown-Tenn), so UGA doesn't HAVE TO get 20 top players from Ga. HSs every year.

No matter how many EXCUSES you try to make for CPJ, in the end those excuses are always proven to be weak and futile.

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MikeBanning I believe you're right.  It looks like they accidentally switched Jackson and Freeman's position.  Jackson is a Linebacker and Freeman is a DE.

forexbomb
forexbomb

@MichaelCarvell 


Thanks for pointing out the obvious.....  It happens every where at any school....  GT is NO exception...  We just haven't even been close to selling any of these recruits for so long, it's become pathetic really...  Hopefully, the new coaches and recruiting will help our cause at GT...

GTBob
GTBob

Sorry Michael but this mostly shows your lack of knowledge into GT recruiting more than anything. That or you are just lying. You have covered guys who had their commitments pulled for GT because they couldn't get their test scores up. You have surely seen the recent comments by the Vandy AD that said they dropped admissions requirements because they couldn't win football games with guys who ace their SATs. It's a little embarrassing for you in my opinion that you aren't a little more tuned into these things.

ErikCofer
ErikCofer

@MichaelCarvell 


Do you want Paul Johnson to hold your hand and walk you through the academic procedures?


You do realize that there's a difference between qualifying for a school and actually being able to make it through the academic rigors, right? Why would GT waste time on a guy struggling with high school algebra knowing that he's going to have to take calculus? Why would such a kid go to Georgia Tech when he can go to an SEC school (yes, including Vandy) where he won't be faced with such a requirement? 


The fact that you try to compare the rigors of Tech to a liberal arts school like Duke just shows how little you really understand about this argument. Donny, you're out of your element. 

D-Sheets
D-Sheets

@MichaelCarvell


MC, can one assume that you have either chosen to not accept it, or that it's just been brought to your attention (by AugustaJacket) the MAIN reason why GT can't consistently recuit top quality players?   


AugustJacket says

GT offers one major vs. the plethora of majors that can be chosen at a university.

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MichaelCarvell Yeah.  I knew that kid growing up.  He was far from a good student.  Ricky Moore, another great NCAA DI player from the same school, on the other hand, was a great student.


On the flip side, Basketball was an entirely different beast with the possibility of the one and done.  You basically only had to pass one semester and attend regularly for the second.  You could get away with three semesters of general studies core classes as long as you planned on leaving before you had to declare a major.  That's what WA did at Duke.  (BTW, if ever there was a school working the student-athlete tutor system, it's Duke BBall)


Of course, new APR rules have tightened most of that down, and you see where it left schools like UConn basketball.  


I suspect most of Vandy's athletes would qualify for GT, but the question has always been why they would choose GT.  GT offers one major vs. the plethora of majors that can be chosen at a university.  Also, while many of these athletes are smart enough to get into GT, how many are actually picking their school with academics being their main priority?  Most are looking at their NFL dreams first, and the factories offer an easier academic path to playing football.  


In essence, we are competing against every football factory, as well as Vandy, Wake Forest, Stanford, and ND for our recruits.  While our recruiting will probably never rival that of the local factories, I think we have done a good job of getting players that fit the system.  We typically rank in the low 40's, and it looks like we'll be there again this year.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@MichaelCarvell 

Outstanding insight!

Of course if anyone other than a moderator makes those same comments, then the typical cabal of CPJ apologists would attack non-stop.

I have asked KS on another blog (in the past) to try and put together a list of the Top-100 HS recruits in Ga. and then get experts  like Jamie Newberg and others that follow recruiting closely and have them come up with a cross-section of estimates that project how many of the Top-100 Recruits in Ga. that can get admitted to GT as FB recruits.

From my contacts among HS coaches and Assts. I estimate that 80 of the top 100 players in Ga. can get admitted to GT as FB recruits in a "good year", in a bad year, I'd say 65-70 of the top-100 Recruits here in Ga. can get admitted to GT as a FB recruit.

In summary, GT FB has no academics excuses if you can get 65-80 of the Top-100 players in a talent-rich State like Ga, into your school as FB  Recruits.

I appreciate your blog and keep up the good work!

GTBob
GTBob

@MikeBanning 

Vandy's athletic director publicly said that they had lowered admissions requirements for athletes and WnE still doesn't believe it.

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MikeBanning This doesn't prove anything.  He's not the only Vandy to reopen his recruiting status.  He happens to be one GT is going after.


We don't know what Vandy has or has not done to get football players in.  As a private school, they are not required to divulge any information.  But you are more worried about uga's reputation (see post below) than GT's, so again, your innuendo does not surprise.

MichaelCarvell
MichaelCarvell moderator

@MikeBanning Actually, you are incorrect, at least from the standpoint of many Stephenson's fans, some coaches and current and former players. They feel like their school has been pretty much ignored by UGA in the past few years, especially considering the amount of D1 kids they've produced. That's their opinion, and not necessarily mine, and we've written about it in the AJC in the past.

GTBob
GTBob

@MikeBanning Reggie Ball never played for CPJ. He played for Chan who you consistently argue is the greatest coach and recruiter of all time. Therefore Reggie probably likes GT, right?

Honest and Frank
Honest and Frank

@MikeBanning Don't try to use an exception to prove a rule Banning.  Tech will surely get some 4 star recruits along the way; especially those who 


(i) want to be an engineer or are interested in business, economics, or architecture; 


(ii) want to be in a major city as opposed to the small towns that host most of the football programs in the southeast (with some exceptions of UT, Vandy, or NC St/Duke/UNC - but Knoxville, Nashville, and Raleigh, even combined, aren't near what Atlanta is); and/or 


(iii) value college football history over the flavor of the month.


I don't blame Custis if he'd rather live in a real city than a small college town.  I feel the same way.

Honest and Frank
Honest and Frank

@ConfederateFlagBurner  I'll tell you what are not easy majors - this is the list of ALL GT majors.  Every one of them.  They are all bachelor of science degrees.  Compare this list to the majors at uga (or even Stanford or Duke) and then we'll talk.


Aerospace Engineering

Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies

Applied Mathematics

Applied Physics

Architecture

Biochemistry

Biology

Biomedical Engineering

Business Administration

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Computational Media

Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Discrete Mathematics

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Economics

Economics and International Affairs

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Global Economics and Modern Languages

History, Technology, and Society

Industrial Design

Industrial Engineering

International Affairs

International Affairs and Modern Language

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Nuclear and Radiological Engineering

Physics

Psychology

Public Policy

Science, Technology, and Culture


http://www.admission.gatech.edu/academics/majors

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MikeBanning @AugustaJacket 


Changing the narrative again.  Gotcha.


Now we only need to recruit "slightly" worse than uga.  (our 15 to their 17 in state recruits in the top 100)


And you call us delusional......

SvenOttke
SvenOttke

You are as clueless as Carvell on this subject.

ConfederateFlagBurner
ConfederateFlagBurner

Please provide your source for this information. Where and when Vandy's AD say this?

ConfederateFlagBurner
ConfederateFlagBurner

@AugustaJacket @MikeBanning That's such a weak argument. Since they actually have success now they got to be lowering their standards when you have NO proof of either. They have success because a coach came in and changed the culture, his recruits have barely even played he redshirted 20 freshman last year. 



Wrecker
Wrecker

@MichaelCarvell @MikeBanning I agree on UGA not spending much time at Stephenson.  Look at how much time and how many recruits that UGA pulls from Tucker versus Stephenson.

Honest and Frank
Honest and Frank

@MikeBanning


You like talking about Travis Custis don't you?  Again, not sure your only example proves or disproves a rule.  Not to mention your heavy reliance on that one example undermines your point.


I'm not saying that all majors are incredibly difficult, or that athletes can't find majors other than engineering that interest them.  But the fact remains that a liberal arts school like Duke has more majors in its college of arts and sciences (not even including its engineering school).

And let's look at majors that Duke has that GT doesn't: African and African American Studies; Art History; Canadian Studies; Classical Civilization; Cultural Anthropology; Dance; English; Evolutionary Anthropology; Global Culture Studies; Global Health; History; Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Music; Philosophy; PolySci; Psychology; Public Policy; Religian; Romance Studies; Sociology; Theater Studies; Visual Arts; Visual and Media Studies; Women's Studies.


Let's put it another way.  If you are a football recruit and you have your heart set on studying European History - you can't find that at GT.  Moreover, because there are less majors at GT (and, in particular, less non-science majors), you can't find a large offering of introductory 100 level classes that aren't science based.


GT loses out on a lot of recruits, especially in light of other coaches' negative recruiting on that fact.  Add another layer that GT can't sign close to all the recruits of the other schools that are in close proximity, and you can see the disadvantage.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@Honest and Frank @ConfederateFlagBurner 

I see your list of GT 's majors and I'll raise you one TRAVIS CUSTIS...........

BTW, most of our RECRUITED FB players major in BS in Business Admin, History, Tech and Society, and Science, Tech. and Culture.

Business Admin courses taken in a bldg. NEXT to where Engr. classes are taught doesn't make them so HARD that we cannot field a CFB team.

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MikeBanning And when has GT routinely been a top 25 recruiting team?


You keep avoiding the question.  WHAT does a coach have to do to make GT a top 25 recruiting team when NO PREVIOUS coach has been able to do it consistently?  


What changes, specifically, have to be made?


Keep trolling.....

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@MikeBanning @AugustaJacket  

I just used your 15 number which you just said in the post above.  How is that lying.  Here's your exact quote:  "...that would put us at only needing about 15 players from Ga. HSs, that are clear cut Top-100 or Top-75 players here in Ga."


If uga is only able to get 17, when they have easier entry standards and more yearly schollies to give on average, then that means we have to recruit slightly worse than uga.


I knew you sucked at reading comprehension, but I thought it was safe to assume you would remember what YOU posted.....

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@AugustaJacket 

BTW, if UGA is usually close to the Top-10 in Recruiting and my expectation is that GT  be in the Top-25 in recruiting, then I have expected GT to be slightly less than UGA all along and proves your comment above to be yet another lie from the keyboard of JA.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@AugustaJacket 

You're very wrong JA, I have never hinted that GT needs to get 100% of their recruits from Ga. HSs.

You are forced to resort to lies in order to defend CPJ's poor performance as a HC and as a recruiter and face of the program.

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@ConfederateFlagBurner @MikeBanning 

Not true at all CFBurner, in fact GT made offers to 6 or 7 of the Top-10 players in Ga. and expected to be able to get all of them in school.

You are flat out wrong if you believe that less than 50 of the Top-100 players in Ga. qualify for admission to GT as a FB recruit.

Maybe during the Curry years, but we are almost 30 years removed from that era, Ga. HSs have changed a lot since then.

There's a good reason that ND, Vandy, and Stanford make sure they target Ga. and the Metro Atl. Area when they recruit.

AugustaJacket
AugustaJacket

@ConfederateFlagBurner I am not saying they have lowered standards.  I am saying that there is absolutely no way to know what they have done.  I never made an argument one way or the other on Vandy. 

MikeBanning
MikeBanning

@Wrecker @MichaelCarvell @MikeBanning 

UGA recruited Thornton, he signed, they Recruited and offered Kelvin Sheppard, but he chose LSU, they also offered Mike Davis but he chose USC-Jr., there's no shame when you lose a Recruit to LSU or USC-jr.

The problem with the Stephenson PARENTS is they get butthurt when a Kentucky-level Recruit from their school doesn't get a UGA offer.

All the Big-timers from Stephenson that are at the LSU-UGA-USC-Jr. level talent-wise DO GET OFFERS from UGA.

How many Stephenson players have gotten schollies to Bama since Saban has arrived?