Ghee Down to 5

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In an update just a few weeks ago, Jack Britt High School (Fayetteville, NC) cornerback prospect Brandon Ghee said he would narrow his list of schools in August. Well he fulfilled his statement and has narrowed his list to just 5.

“I’m down to my top 5,” Ghee said. “I picked the schools I thought were the best for me right now. In no particular order, they are Clemson, Tennessee, UNC, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech.”

The 5-11, 180-pound speedster will focus the rest of this month on preparing for his senior season. In September, he will narrow his list of schools to 2.

“My next step will probably be to concentrate on my football season,” Ghee said. “Finally we’re going to play (laughs). During the early part of the season I’ll pick a top 2 and set official visits to both of those schools. Then I’ll make my decision by late September. I’m going to try to definitely take both official visits.”

Ghee will sit down with his family in order to help get his list down to those lucky 2 schools.

“I think we’re going to find out what’s the best for me,” Ghee said. “Location is not a big deal, but it’s something to consider. Education and how I feel about each of the coaches will be factors.”

Ghee had the following things to say about the 5 schools that made the initial cut. He says choosing these schools was an easy decision to make.

“I really like the atmosphere – town and campus-wise,” Ghee said. “Their facilities are real nice. I like Coach Lovett, who is the Defensive Coordinator. That’s what I like about Clemson.

Tennessee of course has great football tradition. Not only that, but the whole state bleeds orange. The education is all right and I like the coaches. I like Coach Brooks a lot.”

North Carolina is close to home. I think they’re going to be pretty good this year. They’ve got Coach Sanders from Nebraska coaching defensive backs. Nebraska led the nation in interceptions last year. I like his coaching style.

Wake Forest has great coaches. They have a great family atmosphere. Everybody is close together. Everybody knows each other. Of course they offer a great education.

“George [Bell] goes to Virginia Tech. I like the coaches…they are like a family too. They have a good football tradition and a great education. Virginia Tech has the total package.”

Ghee is being recruited by each of these programs as a cornerback, although Clemson has mentioned safety and cornerback. He wants to major in Computer Engineering, which is something he’s