Kelly Jr. releases his first list of finalists

Todd Kelly Jr. released his top 10 Tuesday night.

In a text message to ESPN, the junior safety from Knoxville (Tenn.) Webb stated, "My current top 10 (alphabetical order): Alabama, Clemson, Duke, Florida, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Stanford, Tennessee, Southern California, Vanderbilt."

Kelly Jr., an ESPN Watch List prospect, had dozens of scholarship offers. When asked why he decided to cut down his list of prospective schools, he stated, "No need to have a ton of schools pestering me when I know I don't want to go there."