After five seniors from the 2012 Immokalee team signed Letters of Intents to play Division I football, the Indians have more talent. Here is a look at the players and the college recruiting scene.
Position: Defensive end/Tight end or wide receiver
Vitals: 6-foot-3, 197 pounds
College choices: Verbally committed to South Florida but is still drawing interest from other BCS schools like Alabama, Clemson, Missouri and West Virginia.
Note: He is ranked 17th best “athlete” in 2014 class by Rivals.com and that means other schools are still trying to convince him to not go to Tampa. He told Rivals.com that Alabama even called him after an impressive workout at a US Army Underclassmen combine.
Position: Running back
Vitals: 5-foot-11, 189 pounds
College choices: The younger brother of Tshumbi Johnson, the running back originally committed to Florida but now that is on hold. Rivals.com has him rated as the 21st best running back in the country. D’Ernest Johnson told Rivas he is getting strong interest from Georgia, Louisville, North Carolina and South Florida.
Position: Defensive back
Vitals: 5-foot-10, 170 pounds
College choices: Committed to Florida State but started a little controversy a few weeks ago showing up to a 7-on-7 camp wearing Florida Gators gear. “They are definitely a school I like and would even say they are my leader,” Jackson told Rivals. com. He is rated as the 24th best defensive back in the country.