Approximately 3 months ago, Blake Gowder, made up in his mind that if the Commodores were to offer…
Georgia ATH commits to Vanderbilt
Blake Gowder from Union County visited Vanderbilt University Saturday and he committed to Vanderbilt Sunday night. Blake's father Mike said, "Coach Bobby Johnson and Coach Ted Cain called Blake Sunday night and offered him a full scholarship. Blake committed on the spot." "Coach Johnson told Blake he liked his versatility and the fact that he could play on both sides of the ball." Gowder is a 6-foot-2, 203 pound athlete that finished the 10 game season with 72 catches for 1,238 yards and 14 TD's. He also had four rushing touchdowns and a touchdown on an interception return. On defense, the Vanderbilt commitment played linebacker and had 73 tackles (eight for loss), one interception, three forced fumbles and two blocked passes. Mr. Gowder said in closing, "Blake can't wait to get to Nashville." Chad Simmons is the Recruiting Manager for the South Region and he can be reached at ChadSimmons@Scout.com.
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