Tunnel Hill’s Luke Shiflett could fit Tech for 2018

Luke Shiflett, a junior from Tunnel Hill, Ga., could be a quarterback that blows up in the next two seasons and Georgia Tech could be a landing point.

Already considering Tech, Shiflett posed a picture on his Twitter page where he was wearing a Yellow Jackets’ jersey during his visit to Tech on Aug. 6.

Quarterback for the Northwest Whitefield County Bruins, Shiflett has led his team to a 2-1 record so far this season. The Bruins’ first two games were a 49-24 win over Ringgold High School and a 54-7 win over South Atlanta High School. The Bruins’ lost Friday’s game to Dalton High School 10-3.

On his Twitter page, the 6-foot-2, 180 pound quarterback said he is a 3-star 2018 recruit and has offers from Columbia, Georgia Southern, Mercer and Troy. Shiflett also accepted a invitations to Mercer and Wake Forest quarterback camps in June.

Coach of the Bruins, Josh Robinson, posted a video of Shiflett playing against South Atlanta on Aug. 26. With the video, Robinson wrote that Shiflett threw 15-of-19 for 225 yards and four touchdowns while playing with step throat and a high fever.

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In the highlight video of Shiflett’s performance on Aug. 26, Shiflett uses his legs to scramble for a first-down and also to buy time while he finds an open receiver. His furthest touchdown pass of the night was a 65 yards.

The Bruins’ next game is Friday night against Model High School at home in Rome, Ga.

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