Hudson standout Gary Myrick visiting Valdosta State this weekend



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Fri. January 28, 2011 | Bryan Burns

Hudson's Gary Myrick, who played a variety of positions in his only season for the Cobras, is making an official visit to Valdosta State this weekend according to Hudson head coach Justin Fenton.

Fenton said that Myrick is hopeful the Blazers will extend a scholarship offer during the visit.

"Talking to their coach, I'm pretty sure they're going to offer," Fenton said.

Myrick was an all-Sunshine Athletic Conference first team selection at defensive end after recording 42 tackles and 11 sacks. Myrick also caused three fumbles and recovered two.

On offense, Myrick was just as explosive, catching nine passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed 18 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns. 

Valdosta State is a perennial power in the NCAA Division II. The Blazers have won Division II national championships in 2004 and 2007.

"Gary's really enjoyed talking to their coaches," Fenton said. "They're a team that's won national championships. It would be a great program for Gary to consider."

At 6-foot-5, 250 pounds, Myrick is rated a two-star defensive end on rivals.com.

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