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Six locals on Rivals' class of 2014 prospects list

Six local players are among the 250 recruits who made Rivals' watch list of the country's top prospects for the class of 2014.

All of Tampa Bay's players are listed as four-star prospects. They are:

* East Lake OL Mason Cole

* St. Petersburg Catholic OL Reilly Gibbons

* Armwood DB Kyle Gibson

* Jesuit LB Vincent Jackson

* Tampa Catholic OL Corey Martinez

* East Lake WR Artavis Scott

The list is similar to one ESPN put out in September, except ESPN included Lakewood OL Isaiah Wynn and former Gaither WR Demarcus Sexil but didn't include Jackson.

What strikes me is the number of linemen on the list. Tampa Bay is known for athletes, but not necessarily a place to go if you're looking for elite linemen. Maybe that will change with this class - or maybe it's a one-year thing.

Check out the rest of Rivals' 2014 watch list here.

Posted by matt_baker at 7:48:35 am on November 13, 2012