Two-Way 2012 Standout Getting Attention

This young player has a chance to pick up several more offers before his senior season.

Plant City, Fla.--Through the years several unknown players have impressed as young kids in a camp and gone on to big things down the road. One versatile athlete is hoping to do just that as his performance at Auburn's recent Team Camp could vault him into the spotlight in the coming two years.

Just heading into his junior year, Plant City's Antwon Amstrong is already 6-0, 160 and has a personal-best time of 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash. While not mind blowing numbers, he's just now filling out his frame and should only get faster the bigger and stronger he gets.

Amstrong has the frame to gain a lot of weight over the next two years.

One thing he already has is a nose for the football as a safety and a knack for finishing plays at wide receiver. His play in spring practice was enough for one school to already give an offer and several more to take notice. With an offer from Minnesota, he said he's also hearing from Auburn, Georgia, Florida and South Florida.

Making the trip to Auburn with his teammates, Amstrong was impressive in the 7-on-7 portion of the camp on both sides of the ball. He said for him it was a chance not only to see Auburn but to get some much needed experience heading into the fall.

"Going up there I didn't even know if I was going to be able to make the trip," Amstrong said. "I'm glad I did because I like it. I liked the players at the camp a lot. Lots of good players."

While the decision to choose a school and even get started with the narrowing down process is still months away for Amstrong, he does have a pretty good idea of what he's looking for and what side of the ball he wants to play on.

"I'm looking for intensity," Amstrong said. "I want a lot of intensity. I like hard-hitting defenses and fast offenses. It's kind of hard for me but I would probably have to go with defense."

In addition to football, Amstrong also plays basketball and runs track for Plant City.

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