June 2, 2006

Troupe names five

While many of the top prospects in the class of 2007 will be hitting the college summer camp circuit over the next two months, Tifton, Ga., Tift County athlete Israel Troupe will be snagging fly balls in the outfield while playing summer league baseball.


"I've been asked if I wanted to camp at a couple of schools," said Troupe while on the road in Macon, Ga., for a baseball tournament.


"In the last ten days I talked to two head coaches — Urban Meyer (Florida) and Chan Gailey (Georgia Tech) and coach Vic (Koenning of Clemson). They basically all say the same thing - we want you to be a Gator or a Jacket. Can you come in for a visit this summer. I could try to make a one day visit to a couple of them, but I don't think I will be going to any camps."

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