Currently, he is receiving a lot of interest from schools across the country. "I have received around thirty letters. The ones who have been the most consistent are Alabama, Auburn, Nebraska, LSU, Texas A&M, Arkansas and Ole Miss," Eric Block said.
Block admits his favorites out of this group and said, "I really like
Alabama, Nebraska and Auburn. His leader, "Right now, it's either Alabama
or Nebraska. I really like both schools and I really like the atmosphere at both
campuses," Block added.
"I did attend Junior Day (Alabama) two weeks ago and I really liked it.
I liked the way things are run. Coach Shula is a great coach. His presence on
the field is just awesome," replied Block.
Junior Day is always packed with activities for the athletes and Block said,
"I talked to Coach Shula for about fifteen or twenty minutes. I also talked
to Coach Wyatt. He is the recruiting coach for my area and he seemed to know a
lot about where I was from. He was very friendly and welcoming."
Tuscaloosa is not the only stop for Block this spring. "I went to one of
Auburn's practices. I went to LSU's Junior Day and I'm going to Ole Miss
sometime," Block added.
Block's strengths on the football field are a big plus, and he said, "I'm
really good at run blocking. Our coach instilled in us a really mean attitude in
blocking guys and just driving them back and putting them on the ground. This
year, we are going to be a passing team and I can really show-off my passing
During the off-season, athletes always want to improve. Block said, "I
would like to just make sure I finish my blocks each time."
Block has a couple of things in mind when the time comes for him to make his
college decision. "Obviously, the football program. I really want to go to
a school where I feel comfortable and that goes in Alabama's favor right now.
Several people from around this area go to school there and I have friends that
go there and many of my friends have talked about going to school there next
year," Block replied.
Attending summer camps are on Block's agenda and he added, "All the
schools keep telling me to come to theirs but I'm definitely going to go to
Nebraska's and Alabama's camp."
Block was named All-District, All-Region and the Clarion-Herald's
Andrew Bone covers Alabama Recruiting for TheInsiders.com
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