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Coach Spotlight: Geraldo Orta

Coach Spotlight: Geraldo Orta

Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Ga., is becoming a hotbed to find good defensive backs. In 2009, they sent Gerald Demps and Greg Reid to Florida State, as well as Marcus Solomon to Alabama State. The Vikings reloaded for the class of 2011 and are set to send Tyler Hunter to FSU, Kenneth Durden to South Florida, and Geraldo Orta to Tennessee.

Geraldo Orta, 6-0, 185, committed to the Vols a week after traveling to Knoxville for an official visit. Despite playing his senior season with a nagging shoulder injury, Randy Hill, Lowndes Defensive Coordinator and Secondary coach, says he's had quite a prep career at the south Georgia High School. "In 2007 after the season ended for the freshman team, we used him in the the last...

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