SEC Weekly Recruiting Roundup: Georgia Gets Commitments from Two Safeties

Barrett Sallee@BarrettSalleeSEC Football Lead WriterAugust 15, 2012

Every Wednesday here at The SEC Blog, we will update you on the latest commits, news and rumors in the recruiting world.



Georgia dipped into the junior college ranks this week and got the commitment of Shaquille Fluker, a 6'1", 200-pound safety from East Mississippi Junior College and Meridian (Miss.) High School. He is rated as the No. 1 junior college safety in the country by and plans to enroll at UGA in January.

Joining Fluker in the Georgia defensive backfield will be fellow safety Paris Bostick. Bostick is a 6'0", 200-pounder from Plant High School in Tampa, Fla.—the same high school that has produced Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray and former tight end Orson Charles. He is a 3-star prospect that can play anywhere in the defensive backfield and could move to linebacker as well.

Tennessee got some good news this week when Jalen Reeves-Maybin, a 4-star outside linebacker from Clarksville, Tenn., committed to the Vols. Reeves-Maybin is ranked 130th in the Top 247 and chose the Vols over SEC offers from Kentucky, Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt.

Defense has been a sore spot in Fayetteville for the last few years, but linebacker Marcus Robinson intends to fix that. The 6'3", 210-pound outside linebacker from Memphis committed to the Arkansas Razorbacks this week over SEC offers from Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt. Robinson is rated as a 3-star commitment by

Jersey City, N.J., cornerback Tre Bell made headlines this week when he flipped his commitment from Florida to Vanderbilt. Bell is a 3-star prospect according to and holds SEC offers from Ole Miss and South Carolina.


News and Rumors

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Monday that the NCAA was set to interview 5-star linebacker and Auburn commit Reuben Foster. It turns out it was the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA), and it was a routine visit about his move from Troup County High School to Auburn (Ala.) High School, according to Jay G. Tate of

Kelsey Griffin, the nation's No. 5 defensive tackle, narrowed his choices down to Georgia and South Carolina, according to the AJC.