"I have just been working out with my team all summer getting
ready for the season," added Mike Marry. "I did not go to any camps
or anything like that. I just worked out with my team."
Mike did get
a chance to take in one unofficial visit this offseason though.
went to Florida to see the campus, but that was it. They have a pretty good campus
and the coaches are friendly and nice. They are real cool. I like how they run
What stood out the most about the Gators during the visit?
just like how much the coaches are involved. They never stop working."
season the 6' 3", 215 pound Largo product collected 146 stops, 4 sacks, and
3 interceptions. He was awarded the Defensive Player of the Year in Pinoles county.
"Some of the schools like me at defensive end, but I like linebacker
more. I have a nose for the ball, and I never give up. I like being in the middle
of it, and when you are at defensive end, they can run away from you too much."
has been offered by too many schools to list, but the first day that the coaches
were allowed to make phone contact (September 1st), he heard from several of them.
much all of the Florida schools called. Nothing has really changed. It is the
same schools, the Florida schools, Stanford, Kentucky, Duke, Ole Miss, West Virginia,
Michigan. I am pretty much getting calls from all of them. North Carolina too.
Everybody is staying in touch."
Which coaches has Marry built a close
"Coach from who is now at Michigan. I like how
they give all of their freshmen a chance to play. West Virginia has not really
been in touch since Coach Fry left. The Central Florida coaches call a lot. I
talk to them on the phone a lot."
Which colleges have a scholarship
"Man, Central Florida, South Florida, West Virginia, Michigan,
Duke, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Purdue, Vandy, Stanford, Iowa State, and Iowa State."
is coming after Mike the hardest?
"Michigan, Stanford, and Central
When it does come decision time; what will be the main factors?
how their coaches treat their players, and I want to see if they give their freshmen
early playing time."