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RECRUITING: Barrie Says It's All Even

RECRUITING: Barrie Says It's All Even

It has to be a strange feeling for Jim Barrie Saturday evening as he watched Florida and Florida State do battle in The Swamp. This is the stadium where he grew up watching the Gators so that was a plus, yet on the other side of the field was FSU, which has recruiting him hard all year. Trying to stay neutral on an electric evening like that was difficult for the big offensive tackle from Tampa's Berkeley Prep.

(See Jim Barrie profile) Florida came away with the win, 34-7, and now the hard part begins for Barrie. The 6-5, 305-pounder has two official visits remaining and it's only fitting that the last two are reserved for Florida (Dec. 2) and Florida State (Dec 9). He says that going into the last two visits, everything is even. "I am going to just take the last two visits and take it from there," he...

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