Lions' Blue accepts Georgia Southern football slot

Peachtree Ridge senior Adam Blue has accepted a preferred walk-on offer from the Georgia Southern football program.

Blue, a 6-foot-2, 270-pound lineman, battled injuries his final two high school seasons, suffering a broken ankle vs. Walton his junior season and enduring double hernia surgery in October of his senior season.

Blue was a leader of the Lions' line when he wasn't injured who holds the school bench press record of 395 pounds. His older brother, Aaron Blue, played football at Virginia Military Institute.