Bennett Hits The Books

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Jimmy Bennett would like to have his first two years of high school back. The talented offensive tackle from West Potomac High in Alexandria, Va., didn't take his first two years in the classroom seriously. After accumulating a 2.0 GPA his freshman and sophomore years, the four-star player has 3.7 GPA in the classroom for his junior year.

Bennett earned an SAT score to match his rising GPA, an 1120 in math and verbal, and a 1630 overall. "I had senioritis as a freshman," Bennett said with a laugh. With the 6-foot-8, 275-pound Jimmy Bennett coming on as of late academically, Notre Dame has kept him on its radar. Irish assistant coach Ron Powlus and Bennett, who already holds scholarship offers from Penn State, Clemson, Maryland...

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Alexandria, Va., product Jimmy Bennett already holds ten scholarship offers from schools around the…