November 15, 2007

Coming off the edge

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GREENWOOD, (S.C.) - Sam Montgomery just started playing football this season. It hasn't taken the 6-foot-4, 220-pound jumbo athlete, with tremendous speed, long to make a big-time impression.

In fact, the Greenwood defensive end has double-digit sacks and tons of early college suitors.

Who all is after him?

"LSU, Virginia, Clemson, Michigan State, Penn State and Virginia Tech have all either called or sent letters," Montgomery told in a recent interview. "I've talked to LSU and Virginia and been to Clemson and South Carolina. I'm going back to both of them soon, too. The rest send letters. South Carolina and Coastal Carolina are showing interest for basketball."

The top junior expanded on what he likes about some of those programs.

LSU - "They call because they heard about some of the positive things I've done this fall. They want to check out my transcript. They seem very, very interested."

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