'16 GA DT Derrick Brown

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  1. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    5* Derrick Brown ranks high on Tennessee's board. Size, strength, agile for a big man (reminds me a little of Big John), with a mean streak. Stripling is his primary.

    Released his top eight

    GA
    Auburn
    Alabama
    Tennessee
    So Car
    Ole Miss
    MSU
    LSU

    HUDL

    Derrick w/ a pick-six against Gainesville [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2015
  2. BigOrangeBeech

    BigOrangeBeech Poster of the Month, July 2014 and recruiting guy!

    Looks like it'll be tough for anyone to get this kid away from UGA.
     
  3. A-Smith

    A-Smith Chieftain

    Best way to steal recruits like this is to give em a beat down and win the east.
     
  4. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    Yep, grew up lovin' GA 'ball plus distance (family wants to see him play) Buford is only an hr or so from Athens, rounding out his top four Auburn approx 2.5hrs, Alabama and Knoxville approx 4hrs
     
  5. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    Definitely persuasive. Oct 10
     
  6. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    Visitng today (his first to Rocky Top), Vols were first (Jan '14) to offer

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  7. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    Brown impressed. Apparently, had "one hell of a visit"

    Still, it will be near impossible to overcome #1 Georgia #2 Auburn, imo
     
  8. BigOrangeBeech

    BigOrangeBeech Poster of the Month, July 2014 and recruiting guy!

    $$$
     
  9. bigpapavol

    bigpapavol Chieftain

    dare I say it?
     
  10. Indy

    Indy Future Podcast Co-Host

    Dare.
     
  11. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    Currently rated the #1 in Georgia, #2 DT nationally and #4 overall prospect in '16's class

     
  12. A-Smith

    A-Smith Chieftain

  13. BigOrangeBeech

    BigOrangeBeech Poster of the Month, July 2014 and recruiting guy!

  14. zero-sum

    zero-sum New Member

    Brown on one of his five OV choices

     
  15. IP

    IP "You don't know what it is like in our universe."

    I think he's going to see how much money he can get. Understandable.
     
  16. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    If Tennessee can't outbid MSU, there's something wrong
     
  17. IP

    IP "You don't know what it is like in our universe."

    These won't be bids. These will be deposits.
     
  18. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    Ha

    The one thing that can't be forgotten in this, with his family all over Starkville, they will be getting new jobs. It's hard for the out of town schools to compete with that.
     
  19. Tmac61

    Tmac61 Has Credentials- Walter Effin Cronkite

    We made up ground here and he will take his final OV to UT. I like where this one is headed.
     
  20. VolDad

    VolDad Super Moderator

    Derrick Brown -- Georgia's No. 1 prospect for 2016 according to 247Sports, said to be considering both Georgia and Tennessee as finalists -- spoke to Scout following his unofficial visit to Neyland Stadium and appeared to come away very impressed.

    "This visit definitely helped Tennessee," said Brown. "It beat my expectations by a lot.

    "It was definitely a great environment Saturday. It is the loudest place I have ever been. After talking to the coaches a little bit after the game, I put my headphones on to listen to music and my ears were still ringing from the noise in the stadium. I could barely hear the music."

    Brown even compared his experience to being at Auburn during Chris Davis' famous Kick Six play against Alabama in 2013.

    "I was at Auburn a couple of years ago when Chris Davis ran that ball back against Alabama, and it was louder than that."

    Could Tennessee have pushed passed the in-state Bulldogs for Brown with the win? Likely not, while the game environment was impressive, the time spent with the Tennessee coaching staff may prove to be the biggest pull for Brown.

    "They just keep telling me they want me to be a part of it there at Tennessee," said Brown. "They have told me it is about family there, not about individuals, and I see that."


    http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2015/...-during-uga-game-than-auburn-fans-during.html
     

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