May 3, 2007

Plenty happening with Georgia DE

Since a solid showing at the Athens NIKE Camp on April 21 and the start of the spring evaluation period, Gainesville (Ga.) defensive end Keith Wells has seen his stock soar in the eyes of college recruiters.

"Within the last two weeks, anywhere from 10-11 schools have been by the school to visit and they just wanted me to know that they are recruiting me," he said. "I've gotten nine other offers within the last two weeks."

Currently, Wells holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, Boston College, Florida, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), Mississippi State, North Carolina, Ohio State, South Carolina and Central Florida.

Despite the impressive offer list, Wells has remained humble and says there are a number of reasons why his stock has soared.

"Honestly, the big thing is that I just feel blessed to be in the position that I am," Wells said. "A lot of different schools are looking for big defensive ends that look like me and play like me. I think partly that the NIKE Camp is the reason that all of these schools have offered."

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