Adrian Hubbard is a prospect from the Peach State drawing a ton of attention these days. He starred at defensive end this season for Norcross High School in Georgia. They finished the season 5-5 and missed the playoffs. Hubbard, 6-6 and 227 pounds, finished the season with 102 tackles and 10 sacks.
"I am disappointed we missed the playoffs," Hubbard said. "It was just one of those seasons. Right now, I am just looking soaking in the recruiting process and having fun.
"Overall though I think I had a good year. I can rush the passer and have the ability to stop the run. I have a good football IQ as well. I need to work on my moves and technique. I will get bigger. I think I can get to 280-285 in a few years and play strong-side end."
Last weekend Hubbard made his first official visit. He tripped to South Carolina, as the Gamecocks hosted the Gators.
"The atmosphere was incredible. Their defense is good and they have a nasty defensive line. I have a good vibe with the coaches, especially coach (Ellis) Johnson and coach (Steve) Spurrier. They are a great caliber of coaches. Spurrier has been coaching at this level for a long time. I have a high interest in them at this point of time."
Trip number two for Hubbard is coming this weekend. He will travel south and visit Florida State, as they take on Maryland.
"I am looking forward to this visit. I am looking at some things down there, like their academics and academic support. I also want to take a look at what their depth chart looks like. I want to compete for a spot as a freshman."
So who else is in the mix for Hubbard and his three remaining official visits?
"Right now the only one I know I will go see is Alabama. I just haven't set it up yet.
"I am pretty high on those three."