5-Star OL talks about his leaders


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D.J. Humphries - Offensive Line
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Height: 6-5   Weight: 265   Hometown: Charlotte, NC (Mallard Creek HS)   Class: 2012
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He’s one of the many outstanding offensive tackles in this year's class. He moves more like a skill-position player than your standard lineman, and the sky is the limit for this impressive prospect. Early in high school he played basketball, and he also played defensive end earlier in his career, proving his versatility. Whether he’s in pass protection or run blocking, he’ll use his foot speed, his amazing ability to stay on his feet, and his strength to dominate just about any opposing defender.

It looks like he’ll end up going to a school in the South, most likely in the SEC—and he confirmed with Sporting News that Florida is a leader for him at this time. The Gators would love to put him on the same line with current offensive line commitment Jessamen Dunker Jessamen Dunker
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, who is also in the Sporting News top 125. “My top five is Florida, Tennessee, Auburn, South Carolina and then Clemson,” Humphries told Sporting News, emphasizing that it was in order. “The coaches just have to be honest with me and it has to feel like home. They said they really like how aggressive I am and how good I move.”

Grew up in South Carolina. Won MVP at the Blacksburg Nike Camp in May 2010. Has only played one year of Offensive line. Played mostly DT prior to 2010. He has taken unofficial visits to Tennessee, LSU, and South Carolina. He has camped at Tennessee in 2010. Named No. 15 overall recruit in the nation and No. 1 in the Carolinas by national analyst Tom Lemming. The Observer named Humphries the top junior in the state. Class of 2012 ESPNU 150 Watch List Recruit. Attended the South Carolina and Alabama spring game. He has accepted invitation to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. #2 rated player and 5 star recruit based on the 2012 AthleteVault NC/SC Rankings.

View more information on this prospect: TigerNet's D.J. Humphries Recruiting Profile
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