The first Wednesday in February of 2014 is a long, long way away.
It is over 730 days to be more precise, but it doesn't stop big time programs from recruiting rising juniors in the Peach State.
Sandy Creek wide receiver Damarre Kitt has already been tabbed by Sandy Creek Head Coach Chip Walker as a "sure fire SEC wide receiver," and now has his first SEC offer.
"After lunch I got to see Coach (Mark) Richt, and he told me liked my film," said Kitt. "Then he told me that they were offering me. It was great."
Being a Georgia native and a star in one of the Peach State's most successful high school programs, Kitt felt a variety of emotions about the early offer.
"It was great to get an offer from a big-time program like that," said Kitt. "It was also a relief to get that first and home state offer out of the way. I don't have to worry about that now."
Georgia was the first to offer the star wide out, and it was the highlight of his visit to the Classic City, but the day as a whole was also a huge success.
"It was a great day," he said. "We met the coaches first, and I had a chance to talk with Coach (Tony) Ball, and he told me that liked my film a lot. We learned a lot about the program and talked with coaches. It was a really good time."
Kitt shared the field with 2012 Rivals100 wide receiver JaQuay Williams, but the two couldn't be more different.
Williams is a big, physical receiver who relies on his leaping ability to make plays, but Kitt has a much different game.
"I have more of a finesse game that is based on speed," said Kitt. "I like to pattern my game after DeSean Jackson and Chad Ochocinco. I love playing receiver because I want use my speed to get open and make big plays."
Other offers are sure to pour in over the next 24 months, but according to the 2014 standout, it is a good thing that they have begun coming early.
"I like that this one has come so early because now I have plenty of time to think about it," said Kitt. "I can figure things out now, and take my time."
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