While the Eagles' coaching staff missed out on the big fish with Parker Boudreaux (who really got fans fired up by pulling a yellow school bus in his announcement video only to reveal a Notre Dame logo underneath), the 2016 class picked up its 11th member Wednesday night in the form of defensive end Chris Willis.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I Am Blessed & Honored To Commit To Georgia Southern University <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HailSouthern?src=hash">#HailSouthern</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Swoop16?src=hash">#Swoop16</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoEagles?src=hash">#GoEagles</a> <a href="http://t.co/R6vpPlj77Y">pic.twitter.com/R6vpPlj77Y</a></p>— Chris Willis (@ShowNoMercee) <a href="https://twitter.com/ShowNoMercee/status/616414234902167552">July 2, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The 6'2", 230-pound two-star recruit carried offers from Appalachian State, Army, Toledo and others. Interestingly, he represents the fifth commitment from the Carolinas. At this rate half of the incoming freshmen hail from either North or South Carolina, with just four coming from the state of Georgia. Not that it matters as long as they can ball.
To the film room, where highlights begin with the quote "man don't work, man don't eat."
Willis looks like a beast. Nice last name too.
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By the way, we've now got a story stream dedicated to Georgia Southern recruiting, which you can find here.