Rivals.com Junior All-American defensive tackle DeAngelo Tyson has scholarship offers from most of the programs in the Southeastern Conference. But the Statesboro (Ga.) High standout has one in-state school at the top of his list.
"I like Georgia the best," he said. "I like the atmosphere and the coaches."
The Bulldogs, along with Georgia Tech, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina State, Auburn and Tennessee have offered the 6-foot-2, 280-pounder, who at 16-years old has a tremendous upside.
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Georgia assistant coach Jon Fabris is recruiting Tyson for the Bulldogs.
"He's a pretty nice guy," Tyson said.
Just because he has a favorite doesn't mean he is ready to end the recruiting process.
"I am going to wait to commit," he said.
There are several things that make Tyson believe he is an elite prospect.
"I use my hands at the line of scrimmage and use my size," he said. "I also have good quickness off the ball."
A knee injury slowed Tyson's junior year.
"I had a good season, but didn't play as well as I could have because I was injured," he said.
Tyson also is a member of the Rivals100 to watch for the Class of 2008.