May 13, 2006

Huskers among others?

Jordan Hammond continues to pile up scholarship offers from colleges all over the country. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound tight end/defensive end/linebacker out of Lakeland (Fla.) continues to see stacks of recruiting letters fill his mailbox, and his phone never stops ringing. Despite the chaos, Hammond says that he's a long way away from making his college decision.

Hammond was a third-team all-state selection in 2005 after helping lead Lakeland to a 15-0 record and 5A State Championship. At tight end, he grabbed six passes for 107 yards and one touchdown. On defense, he added 58 tackles, 24 tackles for losses, and two sacks from his end spot.

Nebraska, Minnesota, Alabama and Georgia have most recently joined a list that already includes Miami, Ohio State, Auburn, Pitt, Clemson, Rutgers, West Virginia, LSU, Florida and Ole Miss.

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