Rico Has Sharpe Performance at Scout Combine

A report is featured on Hewitt-Trussville High's Rico Sharpe.

Trussville, Ala.--Hewitt-Trussville running back Rico Sharpe had a lot of college coaches talking following his impressive Scout.com Combine performance in Tuscaloosa. Sharpe says he is happy he attended the Scout.com All-American combine and pleased with his results.

"I thought the combine was beautiful," Sharpe said. "I felt like I did pretty good out there. When I was going through all the testing I was comparing myself with one of the defensive backs that is highly rated. I ran a 7.3 L-Cone and a 4.50 40 (yard-dash). I thought I did well."

Sharpe did perform well and landed on the Scout.com All-Combine First Team.

The interest level will certainly increase following his performance, and several college coaches have found their way to Trussville this spring.

"Memphis came by the school today," Sharpe said. "They want me to come up to their camp July 17. I was out of school last week when LSU, Arkansas and one other school came by.

"I plan to camp at Memphis, Arkansas, Alabama and Auburn this summer.," he added.

Several schools are recruiting Sharpe as a defensive back with his 6-0, 190-pound frame, but the star athlete hopes to play his true position when he arrives on the next level.

"I like all the attention I am receiving," he said. "I feel like I can play anywhere on the field. I think I have an advantage over other running backs because of my size and speed.

"I feel like I would be better at running back in college, but if the school I sign with wants to put me at defensive back I will do that."

Stay tuned to Scout.com as we bring you the latest recruiting news with Rico Sharpe.

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