September 30, 2012

Did visit sway Adams?

There isn't a school in the country that wouldn't like to get Dooly County defensive tackle Montravius Adams on campus.

That is why it was so big for Georgia, who hadn't hosted Adams since April, to get the second-ranked player in the Peach State on campus for their biggest home game of the season against Tennessee.

According to Adams, the Bulldogs couldn't have picked a better weekend to pursued the five star talent to visit Athens.

"It was a real good visit. It was great," said Adams. "I really liked hanging with the coaches and the players. The atmosphere was great too."

While it was a game day for the Georgia coaching staff, Adams got plenty of face time with the coaches who are recruiting him for UGA.

"I got to spend a lot of time with Coach (Mark) Richt, Coach (Todd) Grantham, and Coach (Rodney) Garner," he said. "They are all good guys and it was cool to get to hang out with them on the field and stuff."

Adams, who's mother couldn't make the trip because she stayed home to prepare a cookout for his uncle who just returned home from Afghanistan, said that a large part of his conversation with the Georgia coaches was about when he would return with his mom.

"We talked a lot about when I would be coming back and how much they want to meet my mom," said Adams. "They want me back for the Ole Miss game, and I will definitely be going back with her then. They also told me that they want me to come in and compete and they want me to play early."

Another highlight for Adams was the actual game where Georgia outlasted Tennessee 51-44.

The Rivals100 defender came away impressed with the atmosphere and saw where he could help out.

"I liked how the fans really stayed in it even when the defense wasn't playing good. They were in it the whole game," said Adams. "It was a good game, but I feel like both teams need to play better defense."

As one of the most highly sought after recruits in the nation, Adams is starting to see more and more of the schools he is considering in 2012, and he believes that the extra exposure has helped him know more about what he will consider when making a decision.

"I'm really looking at how the coaches coach and how they get the players react," said Adams. "I want to see how the players are too."

In regards to what he is looking for, Adams says Georgia made a strong impression Saturday.

"It helped. It made me like them more, really," he said. "I think the (Georgia) coaches could help me be the best defensive lineman in the world. I could have got in and helped them out and I don't think the score would have been that high."

Adams, who says he has no leaders and isn't close to a decision, says that he will wait until after his high school season to name a top group of schools.

There is a chance, however, that he will make a decision earlier than he had previously stated.

"I have said Signing Day is when I will decide," said Adams. "But I might decide before then."





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