Florida's forgotten quarterback…

Florida's forgotten quarterback…

When you think of quarterbacks in the state of Florida this year the names Xavier Lee, Cornelius Ingram, Drew Weatherford come to mind. Well one name that does not seem to get mentioned at all is Omar Haugabrook.

At 6-foot-0 and 190 pounds Omar Haugabrook does not have the ideal size to play quarterback in college but that does not mean he cant be productive at the next level. This past season he accounted for over 3,000 yards, 38 touchdowns with only 11 interceptions. He is also fully qualified in the classroom and that makes him even more of a priority among college recruiters.

Haugabrook has one visit already set for January 9th to Syracuse University. The Orangemen are already telling Haugabrook he can become the next Donovan McNabb for them. He is only being recruited as a quarterback for Syracuse.

Other schools he may visit but has yet to set visits to are Pittsburgh, whose recruiting him as an anthlete, Mississippi State, Kansas State and South Florida. One of these lucky schools will be getting them a star next year.

So what will it take to get Haugabrook to commit to one of those schools. "Well I want to go somewhere will I feel most comfortable and have the opportunity to play early. If I have to redshirt I will but the earlier I get to play the better," he said.

When it comes to distance Haugabrook is not worried about leaving Florida to play college football.

One school that could have a slight edge for Haugabrook though is South Florida. They have three former teammates of his, "Yeah I am friends with Djuan Brown, John Miller and Willie George who all play for the Bulls. I would not mind playing with them again," he said.

If there is one thing that is certain Haugabrook is not even close to making a decision as to where he will go to school, "I am not sure yet because I want to take all of my visits and enjoy the entire recruiting process," Haugabrook said.

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