May 31, 2007

Kentucky connections strong for Georgia athlete

For a guy who had bigger plans for basketball just a year ago, the football offers are pouring in for Matt Roark.

A 6-foot-6, 192-pound quarterback from North Cobb High School in Acworth, Ga., Roark has seen his focus turn more to the gridiron since the start of his junior season.

"I've got nine offers right now," said Roark, "from Georgia Tech, Duke, Wake Forest, Kentucky, Oregon, Indiana, UAB, South Florida, and Illinois.

"A lot of other schools are recruiting me, trying to get me to come out to their camps. I was getting a lot of attention back in the spring, coaches coming by every day, talking to me and coming to see me."

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