4-star DE Booker Pickett names top schools


Elite class of 2024 edge rusher Booker Pickett Jr. has named his top schools. Pickett Jr., who is ranked as a four-star recruit. Pickett, plays high school football for Wharton High School in Tampa, Florida.

The junior defensive end is the No. 52 player in the class of 2024 and the No. 6 edge rusher. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Wharton star is still adding to his frame. Pickett Jr. is the No. 11 player in Florida.

Booker Pickett Jr.’s top schools are Georgia, Miami, South Carolina, Ohio State, FSU, Penn State, Louisville, Tennessee, and USC.

Kirby Smart and Georgia have the top-ranked class of 2024 with 10 commitments. However, Georgia is still seeking a commitment from a defensive lineman or edge rusher.

The Wharton defensive end constantly works his way into the opposing backfield. Pickett Jr. has a great speed rush and a nifty spin move. The four-star is lightning quick of the snap and is a quarterback-sacking machine. Pickett Jr. is insanely productive at the high school level and practically lives in the opposing backfield.

Pickett Jr. is still developing as a run defender and will need to add to his frame in order to compete in the SEC. Fortunately, Pickett Jr. has a couple years to gain weight and strength. He still often beats offensive tackles at the point of attack on rushing plays.

Pickett Jr. received a scholarship offer from Georgia back in Jan. 2022.

The four-star pass rusher named his top schools via Twitter:

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