May 17, 2007

Peeples is a burner

Colleges are always in search of speed and that's what attracted Georgia Tech's coaches to Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando where they received their latest commitment. Running back Embry Peeples, who pledged to the Yellow Jackets Wednesday, definitely has it. There's no question Peeples can run-- DPHS head coach Kevin Pettis says Peeples runs a legitimate 4.34 forty-yard dash and consistently clocks a 10.4 in the 100-meters, but he also brings other football intangibles to the table.

"Georgia Tech sees a guy that can hit the home run anywhere at any time," Pettis said. "I think that's how they're going to use him. Once he gets into the open space he can make it happen."


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