February 14, 2007

Florida athlete holds early offer

Blountstown (Fla.) athlete Ryan Baker holds one early scholarship offer from a Southeastern Conference program and has plenty of interest from a number of other schools.

"(Recruiting) is going pretty good I think," Baker said. "I got an offer from Ole Miss and I've been talking to Miami (Fla.) and they have told me they may offer."

The 6-foot, 200-pounder is being recruited by the Rebels as a running back and says he plans to head to Oxford in the near future to check out the program.

"I plan on going out to Ole Miss since they offered me to see the campus and see what it's like, things like that," he said.

There are other programs that Baker, who could also play safety or linebacker in college, is interested in. Those include Auburn, LSU, South Florida and Florida State. His interest in the Seminoles is high.

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