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Georgia Tech quarterback commitment Jordan Luallen engineered a late rally to lead Center Grove High to Indiana's Class 5A state championship Saturday evening. "It's a great feeling, considering what we accomplished as a team," he said. "Many of us have been together here since the fourth grade." Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson and assistant Brian Bohannon were among the well-wishers who contacted Luallen. "I've talked to Coach Bohannon three times this week," he said. "And I talked to Coach Johnson on Monday. They were both fired up for me and excited that we pulled it off. And they were both excited about the win over Georgia on Saturday. It was definitely a good day for Georgia Tech." Luallen is scheduled to make an official visit to Tech on Dec. 12. He believes the Jackets will extend a scholarship offer to senior teammate Luke Swift, a running back who scored the winning touchdown in Saturday's title game.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson and assistant Brian Bohannon were scheduled to visit quarterback Jordan Luallen of Center Grove High in Greenwood, Ind. on Sunday. But the visit was delayed several days. "They were supposed to be here on Sunday, but they wound up rescheduling," said Luallen, a Tech commit who led Center Grove to the Class 5A state championship on Saturday. "They wanted to give us some time to celebrate our big victory." Tech coaches will travel to Valdosta on Tuesday to meet with offensive lineman Antonio Foster, who committed to the Jackets last month. Courtney Dalcourt of Franklin-Simpson (Kent.) High, who is high on Tech's quarterback wish list, will receive an in-home visit on Wednesday or Thursday. Euclid Cummings, a defensive end for Centennial, confirmed that Tech coaches are scheduled to meet with him on Thursday. Tech commit Orwin Smith of Central High in Phenix City, Ala. said Jackets coaches will visit him on Thursday. Quarterback David Sims of Calhoun County (S.C), who committed to the Jackets nearly two weeks ago, will receive a visit from Tech on Friday. Jacket coaches will conduct in-home visits with Tech commits Jeremy Moore of Johnson High in Austin, Tex. and Luella's Roderick Sweeting on Tuesday Dec. 9.
Jordan Luallen of Center Grove High in Greenwood, Ind., discovered on Friday that David Sims of Calhoun County (S.C.) has joined him as the two quarterbacks currently committed to Georgia Tech. "I found out from [Tech assistant] coach [Brian] Bohannon", Luallen said. "He said [Sims] committed after the Miami game." Luallen said he was thrilled to hear about Sims' decision. "I was very excited to hear that he has committed," he said. "I've seen his film, and he's a great football player. He'll help us a lot."
Georgia Tech quarterback commit Jordan Luallen of Greenwood, Ind. isn’t surprised to see the Jackets off to a 3-1 start under new coach Paul Johnson. “I think a lot of people will be excited about this program and what it will do for years to come,” predicted Luallen, who attended Tech’s victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. Luallen, who committed to Tech in May, continues to hear from colleges close to his home. But he has his heart set on playing for the Jackets. “Georgia Tech has treated me great from the beginning,” said Luallen, who is considered the 26th-best quarterback in the nation by Scout.com. “There have been some schools recruiting me strong. But I have such great respect for Tech. It’s hard for me to think about another school. “I don’t think about any school other than Georgia Tech. That’s my home.” Luallen plans to attend Tech’s home game against Duke on Oct. 4.