This year there are 13 area players with scholarship offers from Atlantic Coast Conference or Southeastern Conference programs, making this the most explosive Dynamite Dozen ever. So good, in fact, that we had to add one more to this year's roster, thus the Dynamite Baker's Dozen for 2023.
1. Amari Jefferson
Recruiting buzz: The consensus top-five in-state prospect is the area's first player to commit to Alabama in more than a decade.
2. Boo Carter
Recruiting buzz: Ranked as the state's No. 1 overall prospect by Rivals.com and No. 2 by On3.com, he is committed to Tennessee.
3. Max LeBlanc
Recruiting buzz: The consensus top-six in-state prospect is committed to Ohio State.
4. Marcus Goree
Recruiting buzz: The consensus top-10 in-state prospect is committed to Tennessee.
5. Carson Gentle
Recruiting buzz: He was the second player to commit to Tennessee's 2024 class, doing so in July 2022.
6. Martavious Collins
Recruiting buzz: Rated the state's No. 6 overall prospect by 247Sports, he is committed to Auburn.
7. Marcellus Barnes
Recruiting buzz: Rated the state's No. 10 overall prospect by On3.com, he is committed to Virginia Tech.
8. Jay St-Hilaire
Recruiting buzz: Rated the state's No. 1 prospect at his position by 247Sports, he is committed to Vanderbilt.
9. Kobe Smith
Recruiting buzz: Rated among the state's top 25 overall prospects by Rivals, he is committed to Duke.
10. Whit Muschamp
Recruiting buzz: Consistently rated as one of the state's top two prospects at his position, he is committed to Vanderbilt.
11. Tito Williams
Recruiting buzz: The consensus top-30 overall in-state prospect has offers from Duke, Kansas State, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and West Virginia among others.
12. AJ Wallace
Recruiting buzz: Rated a three-star prospect by On3.com, he has offers from Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Mississippi State and Ole Miss among others.
13. Darrius Talley
Recruiting buzz: His recruitment recently began to take off, including an offer from Virginia Tech.
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