SC QB Gaining Interest

Gaffney standout Nick Melton will be one of the top athletes in South Carolina next year. Which teams are showing early interest in the talented quarterback? CUTigers.com has the latest in this recruiting update.

QB/ATH Nick Melton
6-1, 185, 4.6
Gaffney High School
Gaffney, South Carolina

The 6-1, 185 pound prospect is waiting on his first offer, but several ACC and SEC powers are showing interest. "I don't have any offers yet, but I am getting interest from North Carolina, North Carolina State, Kentucky, Auburn, Maryland, Vanderbilt, Georgia and South Carolina," Melton told CUTigers.com in a recent interview.

The Palmetto standout has already taken on unofficial visit this year. "I went down to Auburn to see their spring practice," stated Melton.

When asked if he has any early favorites, Melton responded, "I li

ke North Carolina and Kentucky right now." Melton is also an outstanding basketball player. He has been a starter for Gaffney in three straight State Championships.

Who is recruiting the talented athlete the hardest right now? "North Carolina is showing the most interest."

The camp plans are starting to come into focus for the star quarterback. "I am going to a quarterback camp in California. I am going to the Nike camp in May. I will also try to pick some one day camps at the colleges I like," added Melton.

"I am also a leader on the field. I don't give up easy at all. Next year I am going to work on all of my game. I want to get better at everything."

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding athlete from South Carolina, right up through signing day 2006.

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