Rivals100 OL having bad weather luck

For the second weekend in a row, inclement weather knocked four-star
offensive lineman
Donnie Woods
out of a campus visit.
The Tampa (Fla.) Jefferson standout and Rivals100
team member was scheduled to watch Tennessee play host to Florida on Saturday in
Knoxville, but decided to stay home and catch the game on TV instead. Last week,
he postponed a trip to South Carolina.
"We've had the worst weather two weeks in a row now," said the 6-foot-4,
290-pound Woods, considered one of the nation's top offensive guards.
"It's been pretty bad timing. I really wanted to see Tennessee and Florida play,
you know, in person, but I still got to see it on TV."
In shocking fashion, the Gators handed the Volunteers a 30-13 defeat.
"I was really surprised," said Woods, who is currently considering Tennessee
among his top three schools with Oklahoma and South Carolina. "Not so much that
Florida won, but by how much. I went in the game thinking that Tennessee would
probably control the game, not have any problems, but Florida always has a
Did the game chance his outlook on prospective schools?
"No. Not at all," Woods said. "I think any team that had to play in that
weather could run into some problems. It just wasn't Tennessee's day. I think if
you put Tennessee and Florida out there in good weather, Tennessee probably wins
the game."
Woods does not have any visits lined up for the immediate future. "My next
one's Nov. 2 at Oklahoma," he said. "But I may try to squeeze one or two in
during October. I just don't know yet. North Carolina, Illinois and LSU have all
been calling lately trying to get me to visit. I may think about that a little