Top NC RB Drawing More Interest

Albert Ashcraft, one of the top running backs in North Carolina, is having a very impressive senior season. Are the Tigers still one of the favorites for the Monroe superstar? We've got all the details in this recruiting update.

RB Albert Ashcraft
6-3, 190, 4.5
Monroe High School
Monroe, North Carolina

The 6-3, 190 pound prospect is being recruited as both a running back and defensive back, but his outstanding performance at running back this season may have college coaches' looking at him solely as a running back. Ashcraft's impressive senior season continued Friday night when he carried the ball 13 times for 291 yard and 3 touchdowns.

Ashcraft has been listing the Tigers and the Tarheels as his favorites for several weeks. Have the early season performances had any impact on his favorites?

"No, they are still the same. Clemson and North Carolina are my favorites. I love the Clemson and North Carolina coaching staffs. North Carolina offered me very early and Clemson too."

Coach O'Cain has been trying to reach the talented athlete over the past week but has been unable to reach him because Ashcraft has been working. "The Clemson coaches have called a few times, but I've been at work."

The interest level in the Monroe High senior has increased over the past few weeks, as his impressive performances have caught the eyes of some top college football programs. Which schools would the talented prospect like to see offers from? "I would like to see offers from Georgia and Michigan," stated Ashcraft.

The outstanding athlete still plans to wait until later in the year before deciding where he will play next season. We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding athlete from North Carolina, right up through signing day 2004. Top Stories