Heading into his junior marketing campaign with Alabama’s Chilton County, four-star exterior linebacker Demarcus Riddick was able to carry focus to his recruiting course of. With over 20 presents in hand, Riddick produced a top-five itemizing Georgia, Tennessee, Florida State, Oklahoma, and Kentucky.
Early in his recruiting journey, extra presents are to come back for Riddick. However of the 5 which have already caught his eye, we rank the contenders.
RANKING THE CONTENDERS
Georgia: Holding a suggestion from Georgia however not Alabama needs to be irritating for the Alabama native. The Bulldogs coming off a nationwide championship and at all times producing expertise to the NFL has UGA as a critical contender for Riddick. The Bulldogs received Riddick on campus final season for a game-day.
Tennessee: The Volunteers received Riddick on campus this summer season. Through the go to, Riddick labored out for Tennessee getting first-hand information of what it will be like getting coached up by defensive coordinator Tim Banks and out of doors backers coach Mike Ekeler. Familiarity and the Volunteers’ rise below head coach Josh Heupel places them second on the record.
Florida State: The messaging below head coach Mike Norvell has been in keeping with recruits, and efficient. Randy Shannon has constructed his repute on creating linebackers, which is an enormous draw to Tallahassee. FSU’s benefit is getting gamers on campus and of their services. As soon as there, the tradition and vibe created by coach Norvell is at all times a optimistic for prospects. FSU additionally hosted Riddick for a game-day final fall.
Oklahoma: If the Sooners can get Riddick to Norman for a sport, a Junior Day within the offseason, and maybe for a spring observe, watch Oklahoma stand up the board. OU’s employees is loaded with nice defensive-minded coaches beginning with the lead Sooner Brent Venables.
Kentucky: There isn’t any denying what head coach Mark Stoops has inbuilt Lexington. The Wildcats are one of many SEC’s feared groups capable of message prime prospects like Riddick about being that distinction maker to assist recover from the 10-win hump. The added ingredient for Kentucky, Riddick being coached by defensive coordinator/exterior backers coach Brad White. White brings his NFL expertise to the desk speaking to recruits about improvement and what it takes.