Commentary

Everything's peachy in Georgia

RB Mack Brown and OLB Michael Taylor are among the Peach State's best

Originally Published: September 24, 2009
By Bill Conley | Scouts Inc.

There is little argument that Georgia is fertile ground for high school talent. There are 29 four-star players in the 2010 class and 55 three-star athletes. Of the ESPNU 150, 17 hail from the Peach State, led by the state's No. 1 player RB Mack Brown (Lithonia, Ga./Martin Luther King).

Seven of the top 10 players in Georgia line up on offense, including two running backs, three receivers, one tight end and one guard. Plus, 26 of the top 30 players in the state are already committed to the colleges of their choice, proving that commitments are being made earlier and earlier.

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