A sleeper prospect from the Volunteer State is Marsalis Teague from Paris (Tenn.) Henry County High School. Teague, 5-11 and 170 pounds, is a cornerback, wide receiver and quarterback prospect. What does he prefer to play?
"I just want an opportunity to play because I feel comfortable at quarterback, cornerback and receiver. I mean I feel good about playing anything. I have speed, quickness, agility, field vision and just good instincts. As a corner I can turn my hips and run with anyone. I am physical out there too. I just have good ball skills."
Some schools like Teague as a receiver, others as a corner and one as a signal caller (Georgia Tech).
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"I have eight offers right now. Tennessee, Miami, Clemson, Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech, Memphis, North Carolina and Wake Forest.
"Right now I don't have a clear cut favorite. If a team offers then I look into them."
So as things stand right now Teague may not have one favorite team but he does have a top five.
"I like Miami. They have a rich tradition. So many great players have come out of that program and it's a wonderful school. I love what Coach (Randy) Shannon and the coaches are doing down there.
"Being from Tennessee there is a little pressure. Its in-state. My teammate (DE Dominique Allen) is going there. I went down there and I really like the coaching staff. They sure make you feel at home. The coaching staff is just great. I love the way the football team is going.
"I talk with Coach (Bobby) Johnson a lot. He talks to me about everything. Plus a degree from Vandy would be huge.
"Clemson just came on. They offered this past Sunday. They have some serious talent down there. Coach (Tommy) Bowden doing a nice job.
"Georgia Tech likes me a quarterback. They want to run the triple option and that's appealing but it really doesn't matter. They also like me as a cornerback."
Teague has seen Tennessee, Vandy, Georgia Tech and Ole Miss so far. He is hooping to see Miami, Clemson, Tennessee, Vandy, Georgia Tech and hit some football camps this summer.
"To be honest I want to see them all again. Everyone wants to play right away and playing time will be a factor. Academics will be big. You have to get a nice degree. I want to also develop a good relationship with the coaching staff. Of course it will be my decision but I will also get the input from my parents."
Teague is a big time sleeper with lots of talent and skill from the Volunteer State. Perhaps his best stat is his 4.0 grade point average.