April 26, 2007

Jacksonville school has another linebacker

Those that follow recruiting closely know about the Jacksonville (Fla.) First Coast trio of Florida State linebacker commit Nigel Carr, South Carolina linebacker commit Shaq Wilson and headhunter strong safety/outside linebacker prospect Leandre Lance, but what most don't know is that none of the three led FCHS in sacks a year ago.

From the defensive end position, outside linebacker prospect Gary Tinsley tallied a First Coast record 17 sacks during his junior year and now the 6-foot-1, 220-pounder is getting plenty of attention from Division I-A programs.

Memphis assistant Darin Hinshaw came by First Coast to check on Tinsley and the Tigers are interested.

"They said most likely they are going to end up offering me," he said. "(Hinshaw) said when he goes back down to the school he will be faxing me an offer."

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