May 15, 2007

Tech offers Alabama lineman

At 6-foot-7 and 335 pounds, T.J. Barnes is certainly one of the biggest prospects in the Southeast this year. As an offensive and defensive lineman for Enterprise (Ala.) High School, Barnes has already attracted two offers from Georgia Tech and Auburn.

"We've been busy with spring training," Barnes said. "I have the two offers from Auburn and Georgia Tech. I've had the Auburn offer for a while, like late January. My pa and a couple of my cousins went there. It's like tradition. I just got the Georgia Tech offer like a week ago."

Barnes moved to Enterprise from Port Orange, Fla. at the beginning of the school year.

"Georgia Tech hadn't really talked to me that much," Barnes said. "They said they sent all my mail to my old school and then they just showed up at school the other day. The next week they offered because they said they liked me. They said they like what I do on offense and defense."

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