Two offers in for DT Dontavius Russell 

December, 29, 2012
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Defensive tackle Dontavius Russell (Carrollton, Ga./Carrollton) would rather not talk about the final game of his junior season, a five-overtime loss to Marist in the second round of the playoffs. But after finishing with 58 tackles and three sacks, the 6-foot-3, 300-pound prospect is happy to report two colleges have extended verbal offers.

“I was waiting and hoping for an offer to come, and for Georgia Tech to offer first was really surprising,” Russell said. “I was happy. I know they run the same defense I am used to in high school, but I have yet to visit and do not know too much about them yet.”

Florida was next to inform Russell of an early scholarship offer, this one coming from the Gators head coach himself.

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