July 6, 2006

Sherrod narrows list

With football season quickly approaching, Caledonia OL Derek Sherrod has decided to make a decision before it starts and has started narrowing his list of schools. He is still considering five schools and plans to have a decision made by the end of August. He has only visited three of those schools, so they may hold the upper hand. Who has made the first cut?

"I got 11 offers so far," he said. "I am probably going to make my decision at the end of this summer and I am concentrating on basically five schools; Mississippi State, Florida, Notre Dame, Miami and Ole Miss."

What is it about those five that stand out to him?

"Mississippi State, I know a lot about them and their football team and staff, so that's a big plus for them.

"Florida, they have a great coaching staff and they are one of the top schools in the nation.

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