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2012 Georgia State Football Recruiting: Fred Tiller, Rashad Grant, Artraverious James Grab Offers

The Georgia State football coaching staff led by coach Bill Curry began their recruiting spin for 2012 with an outside in approach by combing Florida for speed and skill position talent offering seven scholarships along the way.  The Panthers have offered three more grants in state this week to Georgia high school players in Clinch County teammates ATH Fred Tiller and WR Rashad Grant as well as Banneker HS WR Artraverious James.

Tiller is a 6'1, 178lbs athlete who could likely play Y wide receiver or cornerback at the collegiate level.  He's very long and plays well above his height on offense.  Tiller has good speed but is not a breakaway guy.   He currently has offers from Mississippi State, Nebraska and Florida Atlantic.


Grant is a 5'11, 175lbs slot wide receiver who is very good at running in space. He has tremendous balance and has very good vision for his position. He did play some defensive back as a Junior but I believe he will fit well as a slot wide receiver. Georgia State is Grant's first offer but he's made the rounds to Georgia Tech and Florida's Spring Games.


James is a 6'4, 180lbs X wide receiver who seems to be a bit of a sleeper. He has very good grades and has a frame that could easily hold an additional 20-25lbs. It seems he is only scraping the surface at how good he can be with another high profile player in Chaz Elder seeming to grab the national spotlight. James is a good route runner and is a goal line threat with very good length. Georgia State is the first school offer to James.

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