Australian Born Greek Teenager heads to USA to play American Football in Sydney, Australia
Bring it on Sports announces that Adam Gotsis is being recruited by Georgia Institute of Technology to play Gridiron.
Adam and his parents are Australian born Greeks from Melbourne, Australia. Adam's heritage is from the mainland of Greece with his father's parents being from Pyrgos, Elis and his mother's parents from Kastoriá.
Adam and his parents are currently visiting the Georgia Tech Campus, located in Atlanta, and are meeting with the coaching staff and touring the facilities.
Adam represented the Australian National Team at the 2011 IFAF World Cup of American Football. This is a great opportunity for him to play Gridiron at a high level. In addition, he will receive a quality education and have the opportunity to further his career with the NFL.
Bring it on Sports Director, Paul Manera, a former University of Hawaii gridiron player, was recruited by Georgia Tech's Head Coach, Paul Johnson, to play at Hawaii when he was the Hawaiian Offensive Coordinator in 1988.
After watching Adam playing for Australia and studying film of footwork drills and skills, both Paul Johnson and Offensive Line Coach, Mike Sewak, were very impressed with Adam's ability and size.
This is not only great news for Adam, but also for other hopeful Australian's that have aspirations to play College and NFL Gridiron in the USA.
In addition, Georgia Tech have made a commitment to come to Australia to recruit later this year. Other universities, such as The University Of Hawaii, are already recruiting in Australia and Oregon State are also showing interest in coming down under.
Success breeds success, and in the last 5 years there have been 4 Lineman from Australia who have received full scholarships to play Division 1 College Football.
We are confident that Adam Gotsis will be the next..... Signing Day for scholarships is the 1st of February ..........