April 18, 2007

NOTES: First offers for Atlanta pair

A pair of prospects from Atlanta's Grady High have picked up their first two scholarship offers, according to head football coach Ronnie Millen, who communicated the scholarship offers to Rivals.com by way of e-mail late Wednesday night.

Ole Miss has offered Grady linebacker Darryl Farley. The 6-foot, 205-pounder had 87 tackles and six sacks during his junior season.

Georgia Tech, Maryland, Mississippi State and others have also shown interest in Farley.

Wide receiver DeMarcus Watts, one of the metro area's top sleeper prospects, has been offered by Akron.

"I feel very good," Watts said. "This is something I've been waiting on for a while and not that I have received an offer, it makes me want to do even better on the field and in the classroom.

"Right now, I'm just so happy about this and my family is, too."

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