HOOVER, Ala. - Belle Glade (Fla.) Glades Central head coach Willie Snead has kept his troops busy this summer. Taking them to camps at Alabama, Auburn and Florida, as well as taking them to a number of 7-on-7 tournaments around the South. However, this weekend was the most prestigious of them all and safety Jeremy Terry hoped to lead his team to victory.
"At times we played really well and I think we could've taken anybody here," Terry said. "Other times we were losing to teams that we had no business losing to. We just couldn't stay consistent, either our offense was doing well and our defense was struggling or it was the other way around."
Though Terry was disappointed that his Raiders did not win the tournament, he understood the level of competition that his team was facing.
"In this tournament you had the best team in Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Arkansas," Terry said. "Plus there were some other great teams out here. Doing stuff like this only makes you better as a team."
The 6-foot-1, 183-pound Terry attended the Miami NIKE camp where he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.76 seconds, a 4.28 shuttle and posted a 28-inch vertical jump. He has already picked up scholarship offers from NC State and Ole Miss.
"Nothing has really changed in the last month or so," Terry said. "I haven't been hearing from anyone new and I haven't really added anyone to my list or anything. That will probably change once the season starts, but there just isn't a lot going on right now."
Terry collected 36 tackles as a junior and is ranked as the No. 52 player in the state of Florida by Rivals.com.
"I am done with camps for the summer now," Terry said. "It's time to get in the weight room and work on my speed and get ready for the season now. We want to get out there and win it all this year."