Top Talent of Tennessee: # 21 - 17

Top Talent of Tennessee: # 21 - 17

The countdown moves on as we roll into the top 20 preseason players to watch in 2008. Find out who made the list and which schools are after them the most.

# 21 – Chris Campbell, 6-4, 195 pound quarterback from Memphis-Briarcrest (Tenn.) has made his commitment and is ready to lead his team into the playoffs in 2008. Campbell explained of his early commitment to Southern Miss, "I really got along with the coaches. I really liked Coach Fedora, Coach Anderson, and the great coaching staff. I like the great group of players they have down there and the facilities. I really liked the tradition down there too."

# 20 – Jamal Ramsey, 6-2, 174 pound quarterback from Franklin-Battleground Academy (Tenn.) is another in state quarterback who has committed. Ramsey made his choice in late July and has committed to Miami Ohio. He had offers from Arkansas State and Cincinnati in addition to Miami Ohio. Ramsey is a big time playmaker who can beat you with his arm on his feet. Look for him to breakout in 2008 and help Battle Ground make it back into the playoffs.

# 19 – Jay Fullam, 6-1, 190 pound safety from Chattanooga-McCallie (Tenn.) is yet another prospect in the top 20 who has made his commitment. Fullam gave his pledge to Vanderbilt back in early May and wants to focus on his senior season. He is a quality athlete with a good frame and speed. Fullam hopes a strong season will help his McCallie team compete for a playoff spot in 2008.

# 18 – David Jones, 6-0, 205 pound running back from South Pittsburg (Tenn.) hopes a big season will lead to some big time offers. Early in the recruiting process Jones already has offers from Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, and South Alabama. Jones hopes a big season in 2008 will lead to more offers from those recruiting him the heaviest including North Carolina, Auburn, Alabama, Louisville, Southern Miss, and LSU. Jones has good size and could play in the backfield for some schools, but most are looking at the possibility of moving him to linebacker.

# 17 – Wesley Johnson, 6-5.5, 250 pound offensive guard from Nashville-Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.) may be the best kept secret state wide. Although he does not have a huge frame at 250 pounds he is solid with room to grow. Johnson is a very good technique player that is able to use pad leverage, great inside hand positioning, and an aggressive run blocker. He has been busy with offers from Duke, Kentucky, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and most recently Auburn. Look for Johnson to have a big senior year in hopes of defending their 2007 state championship.

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