DL Jeffrey Whitaker (6-3 313) of Warner Robins, GA has 17 total offers but says he is in no hurry to commit or name a favorite. "This is a lifetime decision," he said. "I don't know how people can make it in two months. It's going to affect the rest of my life. Once I commit, shoot, that's it. I'm done."
Whitaker has offers from USC, Clemson, Alabama, FSU, Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech,Tennessee, California, and Minnesota among others.
He says he has taken visits to Georgia and Auburn and plans more visits sometime in July. Whitaker has not decided where he will visit.
He is looking for a school that will benefit him in many ways. "I want a good chemistry with my coach," said Whitaker. "I want to know he is going to make me better. No matter what people write about me, I know I've got a lot of improving to do." He aslo says he wants to surround himself with "good people". "If you surround yourself with the right people, that'll make you a better person."
Whitaker had 40 tackles with 15 for loss as a junior.