Marquez Thomas, a middle linebacker from Perry High School in Georgia, has piqued the interest of UMass.
Thomas tweeted that the Minutemen sent him a letter today:
He tweeted that, aside from UMass, Middle Tennessee State has reached out as well.
As far as I can tell, Thomas is the first 2013 athlete to be recruited out of Georgia. While the Minutemen have spent a good deal of time in Florida, they have yet to venture into the Peach State. Maybe they see something in this kid.
Check out his highlights here.