Make That Kid An Offer Nominees: Week of November 14
Phillip Baynes Jr., Social Circle, SS/OLB, SR
Baynes is a four-year starting small safety and offensive linebacker at Social Circle High School. He finished the regular season with 40 tackles, 10 TFL, three and has sacks, three forced fumbles, 500 all-purpose yards and two TD’s. His awards include: First Team All-Region (3x), Area Defensive Back, 2022 A-Public Triple Jump State Champion, and played final four basketball in 2022. Baynes had a 3.4 GPA and is on the honor roll.
He currently holds offers from Army, Air Force, Georgetown, Morehouse, & Charleston, but is looking for Power 5 offers.
Sully Croker, Providence Christian Academy, K/P, SR
Croker is a 6’1 160 LBS senior kicker and punter at Providence Christian Academy. He is a 4.5 star kicker with Kohl’s Kicking. His season stats include: 50 field goals and over 84% on touchbacks this season. Croker has been awarded: Offensive Player of the Year- Soccer (2020); Team Above Me Award- Football (2021); DiVarsity Student-Athlete of the Year; Headmasters List; Best of the Best (top 10 students in class). He has a 4.0 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta. Outside of sports, Croker has a heart for service. He spent his summer making lunches for kids who receive free/reduced lunch, enjoys helping elementary school students play soccer and volunteers with Love Atlanta, part of Passion City Church in Atlanta.
Croker currently has one D-1 offer to play football and a D-2 offer to play soccer. He has been accepted to 11 schools and is looking to hear from a few more. His plan is to study Engineering and Environmental Sciences.
Manuel Gomez, McEachern, DB, SR
Gomez is a 5’10 165 LBS defensive back at McEachern High School. He says he is a confident, athletic, & coachable athlete that can play corner, safety, and nickel. Gomez’s ending stats this season were 16 solo tackles- 20 total, one sack, one interception, three PBUs, and one fumble recovery. He run a verified 4.51 40.
Gomez currently has one offer from Livingstone College in North Carolina.
Nicholas Paul, Clarke Central, OL/DL, JR
Paul is a 6’3 290 LBS junior lineman at Clarke Central High School. According to MaxPreps, his career stats include 15 pancake blocks, 1 solo tackle and four total tackles. He benches 295, squats 515, and a 255 power clean. Paul is a multi-sport athlete - playing basketball, wrestling and track. Last year, he was awarded with the Clarke Central Athletics Player of the Week award.
In the classroom, he maintains a 3.8 GPA, and in his free time, he helps coach the youth football and basketball teams.
West Roberts, North Forsyth, QB, SR
Roberts is a 6'3, 185 LBS Senior quarterback at North Forsyth High School. He led the Raiders to first playoff victory since 2019 live on GPB-TV. 15-25 passing for 197 yards and 2 TD and also had 8-yard rushing TD earning Georgia Cotton Commission Player of the Game honors in North Forsyth's 24-21 First Round 6A win over Blessed Trinity on GPB-TV. For the season Roberts has completed over 60% of his passes for more than 2,300 yards and 24 TD. He's received interest from Ball State and Furman, where his brother Harris was the starting QB a couple years ago.
Vinson Berry, Creekside, QB, JR
Berry is a 6’3 200 LBS junior quarterback at Creekside High School. He transferred from Luella High School in the 11th grade. He is a dual sport athlete, playing both football and baseball.
Berry’s stats this year include 1,500 passing yards with 16 passing touchdowns and seven rushing touchdowns. During his sophomore year, he was named All-Region and has won player of the game three times this year. Berry has a 3.0 GPA, and is a great student. The Seminoles are chasing a state championship as his team is looking to make a deep run this season in the state playoffs.
Jacob King, Winder Barrow, DE/RT, SR
King is a 6’2 270 LBS senior defensive end and right tackle at Winder Barrow High School. According to MaxPreps, his career statistics include: 69 total tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery. King is a multi-sport athlete- playing both varsity basketball and running track for three years. He loves hunting, fishing, listening to music and hanging out with friends. King has a 3.2 GPA. In college, he wants to play football and study business administration.
Logan Curry, North Forsyth, WR, SR
Curry is a 6'1 177 LBS senior wide receiver at North Forsyth High School. Had 5 catches for 77 yards in the Raiders win over the Titans including a 54-yard reception on North Forsyth's opening possession to set-up the Raiders first TD and then blocked a Blessed Trinity FG attempt on the final play of the first half in what turned out to be perhaps the biggest play of the game in North Forsyth's three-point victory live on GPB-TV. Curry has a team-leading 57 catches for the season for 780 yards and 9 TD. He has received interest from Tennessee Tech, Wofford, Samford and West Georgia.
Charlie Allen, Telfair County, C/G, SR
Allen is a 6’5 370 LBS senior center and guard at Telfair County High School. He has 60 pancake blocks this season alone. Allen was a grade of 90 in 2022. A multi-sport athlete - playing both basketball and football. Allen has one D3 offer and an NAIA offer, including LaGrange College.
Coach Matt Burleson says on Twitter: "College coaches, you need a DL displaced??? Come get him. Hard worker, coachable, leader. Knows how to flip that switch. Moves well, bends well"