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Make That Kid An Offer Nominees: Week of August 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 2022 Show Fridays at 7 pm on GPB. You can also watch it on demand here.
Here are our nominees for the week of August 15, 2022:
DJ Rogers, Pepperell, RB, SR
Rogers is a 5’9, 175 LBS, senior running back at Pepperell High School who currently has no offers. He has rushed for 3,408 yards on 411 carries in his first three seasons averaging 8.3 yards per carry and 126 rushing yards per game with 51 total TDs. Smith ran for 1,481 yards with 21 TD in 2021 to help lead the Dragons to four straight wins at the end of the regular season and the first round of the state playoffs.
Keegan Stover, Rabun County, QB, SR
Stover is a 6’3, 205 LBS, senior quarterback at Rabun County who currently has no offers. Stover transferred from West Forsyth to Rabun where he will step into the large QB shoes left behind by Gunner Stockton. In two seasons as the starting QB for the Wolverines, Keegan completed 56% of his passes for 3,888 yards with 45 T's and just 7 interceptions. Last season Stover averaged 219 passing yards per game with 25 TDs and only 3 picks helping lead West Forsyth to the first round of the state playoffs.
Deldrick Franklin Jr., Blessed Trinity, ATH, SR
Franklin Jr. is a 5'11 1/2, 212 LBS senior athlete at Blessed Trinity. He currently has one D1 offer from Stetson University. His football accomplishments include: 2021 5A All State Honorable Mention, 5A 2nd Team All Region, USA National Football Team and 2022 All-American National Combine (Participant). Aside from football, Franklin Jr. is also a 3-yr varsity D Middie on the Lacrosse team. His hobbies are cooking, collecting Air Jordans, traveling with his family, and driving his lifted Chevrolet Silverado. He maintains a 3.75 GPA.
Hunter Adams, Flowery Branch, TE/DE, SR
Adams is a 6’3 215 LBS senior tight end/defensive end at Flowery Branch High School. He missed the majority of his junior year due to a knee injury, but is ready to get back on the field this Friday! Adams currently has no offers but is looking forward to his senior year and the chance at playing college ball!
EJ Adams, Denmark, ATH, SR
Adams is a 5’10, 155 LBS senior athlete at Denmark High School. His current offer stands with Stetson University, but he is looking for increased exposure and offers. Adams began football in Tucker, GA at the age of four. Outside of football, he enjoys traveling, gaming (Playstation), fishing and visiting his favorite beach, Clearwater beach, FL.
Hunter Sheppard, Peachtree Ridge, QB, SR
Sheppard is a 6’3, 215 LBS senior quarterback at Peachtree Ridge High School. He currently has three offers - Beloit, Sewanee, and Iowa Wesleyan. Sheppard went 9/12 for 80 yards and had 2 TD’s in the Fall scrimmage against Archer. He transferred to Peachtree Ridge in April, from River Bluff High School in Lexington, South Carolina. Aside from football, Sheppard helps coaching football for younger kids, loves animals, and participating in events with his church. He maintains a 3.67 GPA.