Make That Kid An Offer Nominees: Week of November 15
GPB Sports is looking for Georgia high school football players who are having a great season and career but who may need a little help getting noticed by recruiters. If you, or someone you know, doesn’t have an offer or may just be looking for a bigger offer, tell us your story. Send the details on what you've done over your career, along with your video highlights to GPBSports@gpb.org. If you’re selected we may feature you on our Recruiting 2021 Show Fridays at 7 pm on GPB.
Here are our nominees this week.
Julian Fox, Crisp County, LB, JR
Fox is a 6’0” 180 LBS Linebacker at Crisp County High School. He says in school and on the field, he is a leader and motivates the people around him. During this year’s regular season, Fox had 109 total tackles, three sacks, nine tackles for loss, one recovered fumble, and one forced fumble. Off the field, he has a 4.0 GPA and is a part of the Beta Club.
Michael Ellison, CB, Johnson, JR
Ellison is a 5’7” 165 LBS three-year starting Cornerback at Johnson High School. He has 11 tackles, three interceptions, and five deflections on the year.
Raleigh Herbert, West Forsyth, ILB, JR
Herbert is a 6’2” 215 LBS Inside Linebacker at West Forsyth High School. He is also the All-Region 6-7A GHSA team captain. Aside from football, he also plays basketball and runs track.
Off the field, he has a 3.9 GPA, stating that he is very academically sound and loves math.
Jackson Favors, Buford, OL, SR
Favors is a 6’2’ 270 LBS Offensive Lineman at Buford High School. He is recruited as a primary Center; however, he has played all five positions on the offensive line through his time at Buford. This season alone, Favors has played LT, LG, RG, and RT. He has a 3.94 GPA, 30 ACT score, and takes dual-enrollment, AP, and honors classes. Favors currently has no offers but has interest from multiple FCS and a group of five schools. He is involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and as a volunteer coach in the community.
Chip Cooper, Worth County, QB/ ATH, JR
Cooper is a 6’0” 170 LBS Quarterback and Athlete at Worth County High School. He has 1,921 passing yards with 21 TDs, and 1,002 rushing yards with seven TDs. In 2020, he was recognized as a First Team All-Region QB and First Team All-Region Outfielder. Cooper has a 3.93 GPA and is a dual enrollment student. He is a member of Unity Baptist Youth Group and FCA.
Brayden Mauldin, Paulding County, QB, SR
Mauldin is a 6’4” 187 LBS Quarterback at Paulding County High School. He finished the season with 200/311 for 2,643 yards and 20 TDs. Mauldin is #6 in the state for passing yards. During his last high school game, he was 33/51 for 508 yards and broke many school records. He currently holds a 3.8 GPA and was chosen as a county offensive player of the year.
Javier Favors, Central High, DT, SR
Favors is a 6’3” 330 LBS Defensive Tackle at Central High School. He says his coach describes him as very versatile, being able to play most positions on the field including DT, OG, FB and O. Favors says he is grateful to have been able to put up good numbers on both the defensive line & offensive line. He is currently playing basketball and plans to play baseball this season as well.
Nyqua Lett, Creekside, QB, SR
Lett is a 6'2" 187 LBS Quarterback at Creekside High School. He put together a monster effort in the Seminoles 28-18 win over Coffee in the first round of the GHSA 5A State Playoffs on GPB. Lett was 10-17 passing for 186 yards and 3 TD passes and rushed 15 times for 95 yards to lead the 'Noles in the second round at St. Pius Friday night. His Coach Maurice Dixon calls him the most underrated QB in Georgia and he just may be. Lett has only one offer right now from UT-Martin.