March 5, 2007

Interest picks up for Battle

Interest has picked up in recent weeks for Delray Beach (Fla.) American Heritage defensive back Dominique Battle. A Southeastern Conference power and programs in the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big Ten have inquired about his services.

"Recently, LSU has been showing interest in me," Battle said. "(New LSU assistant coach) D.J. McCarthy has been asking about me and been sending me text messages. I was actually surprised because I haven't received anything from LSU. That was this Sunday. It's a top program and a good academic school. Coach McCarthy also seems pretty cool."

Georgia Tech, which has been at or near the top of Battle's list for the majority of the early recruiting process, also has begun to show more interest.

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