Georgia Tech Football: Get to Know Your Georgia Tech Running Back Recruits

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A-Back Omari Jarrett – New Manchester High/Douglasville,GA

At 5-foot-10, 168 pounds, Jarrett is what some old school football people would call a “scat-back”, and best believe that is an old school term.

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Jarrett was a four-year varsity starter, and team captain at New Manchester.

He was awarded the 2014 Howard Thompson Trophy which is an award that is given out based on academics, athletics, and character by the Douglas County School System.

Jarrett was also an All-County performer in 2013 and 2014, and All Region in 2014.

He did a little bit of everything on the football field, rushing for 525 yards and three touchdowns while also grabbing two touchdown passes, returning four punts for touchdowns, and stacking up 1,000 all-purpose yards .

Jarrett helped New Manchester make the state playoffs for the first time in the four-year history of the schools’ football program.

He finished with 2,078 career rushing yards and 27 touchdowns while also playing baseball and running track.

Next: Meet A-Back Marcus Marshall