May 1, 2006

Georgia offers Statesboro Duo

Statesboro, Ga., is home to one of the top defensive duo's in the South.

Hard hitting safety John Knox and quick off the edge defensive end Justin Houston picked up offers from Georgia on Monday afternoon.

"They called right before practice said," Houston. "They called (Statesboro) Coach (Steve) Pennington and I talked to Coach Jon Fabris."

Coach Fabris gave Houston the news.

"He came down and watched us practice last week and he told Coach Richt that he really liked us," Houston. "Coach Fabris then told me he wanted to offer us a scholarship."

Knox found out from his coach.

"Coach "P" told me the news," said Knox. "I haven't talked to the coaches yet, but I was surprised to hear about the offer."

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