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Bob Putnam, Rodney Page, Kelly Parsons

Plant + Plant City equals 12th best high school



Bleacher Report has put together a list of the top 40 high schools in america for colleges to recruit from, and at No. 12?


And, uh, Plant City.

Bleacher Report says: "Plant is a four-time state champion since 2006 and the Panthers' program in Tampa is a Sunshine State powerhouse. This is where players like Mike Williams, Wade Boggs, Aaron Murray and Robert Marve have played. Philip Ely, Orson Charles, Bennie Coney, James Wilder Jr., Jordan Prestwood and Antonio Crawford are also former Panthers."

We're not sure what Wade Boggs has to do with great football, and we're pretty sure Jordan Prestwood (now at FSU) and Bennie Coney (Cincinnati) actually played football in Plant City, which is often confused for Plant because, well, it has the word Plant in it.

Take Prestwood and Coney off the list of Panther alum, and does Plant still make the list? Not sure. 

Armwood, by the way, did not make the list, though former Gibbs coach Yusuf Shakir's Tallahassee Lincoln squad did at No. 4.


[Last modified: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:21am]


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