Three Pompano Beach Recruits May Visit

Coach Simms was Colorado's recruiting coach in the Sunshine State before the coaching staff change. Now retained coach Darian Hagan has assumed that responsibility. Hagan was in Pompano Beach, Florida two days ago looking at three first team all-county players from Pompano Beach High. All three players are self-described great athletes. CU has officially offered one of them and the staff is now looking at the other two. All three would like to bring their abilities to Boulder.

Myron Lewis, Verlin Moore and Demetrius Randolph all put up great numbers in a Hurricane-shortened seven game season.

Lewis was named first team all-county on offense and defense after recording 33 receptions for 750 yards and 10 touchdowns. On defense, he had 85 tackles, 20 passes broken-up and two interceptions.

Moore had 58 catches for 937 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also had three rushing touchdowns.

Randolph threw for 1,742 yards and 13 touchdowns with only four interceptions.

Of the three, Lewis (6-3, 193, 4.5) is the most heavily recruited player at this point as he has written offers from Iowa, Iowa State, Colorado, Toledo, Connecticut, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Vanderbilt, Duke, Maryland, Northwestern, and Central Florida. "My top schools are Iowa State, Vanderbilt, Colorado, Northwestern, Central Florida, and Duke," the talented athlete explained.

He has already taken an official visit to Iowa State (Dec. 9th), and now has visits scheduled to Northwestern, this weekend, Vanderbilt on the 13th, Central Florida on the 20th, and Duke on the 26th. "I was supposed to visit Colorado, but once the coach got fired I scheduled all my visits. I could still visit them and cancel one of my scheduled visits, but I am waiting to see if they offer my teammates. If they offer my teammates, I'll be going there to play - we all will. I like Colorado and the new head coach already called me. We only talked for a little bit."

What position with the athlete be playing in Boulder if he were to head that way? "I can play anywhere on the field; receiver, tight end, corner, safety, kicker, punter, it doesn't matter. I play all those positions at Pompano. I don't care where I play, I just want to play."

Chances are that Lewis could play at receiver with his size and speed. He also boasts a 38-inch vertical.

Verlin Moore has written offers from Louisiana-Lafayette, Florida International, Delaware, and Florida A&M. "I like Lafayette, FIU and Colorado right now. I am hoping that I can go on a visit to Colorado this weekend with my teammates. The coach told us that he would call us Thursday or Friday and let us know. We will all go there if we get offers. I like that Colorado is going to spread the ball out more. I know that the new coach from Boise State likes to throw the ball on offense. I could fit in well with that passing game."

Moore could play on either side of the ball. "I could play some at receiver or corner, I just want to play. I have great speed and quickness. I make smart decisions on the field."

He has a visit scheduled with Louisiana-Lafayette on January 13th.

Demetrius Randolph does not have any written offers to this point, but that should change. Randolph could be an asset at many positions. "I can play safety, tight end, receiver, or quarterback," he says. "My favorite position is quarterback. I definitely think I can play it at the next level."

Looking at Colorado's situation, he thinks he could play in Boulder as soon as he stepped on campus. "I told the coach at Colorado that I could come in there and start right away. I saw their game against Clemson and I know I could beat that guy out. I am the type of QB that can get out of the pocket and move around. I have great arm strength and I make good reads."

Randolph likes the new situation in Boulder. "They got their offensive coordinator from Arizona State and their new receivers coach from Cal. Combine them with the head coach at Boise State and they are going to have a great offense. I think I could fit in perfect in a offense like the one they'll have. I am sending the coaches my highlight tape tomorrow or Thursday and I'll see what they think."

All three Pompano Beach athletes are fully qualified.

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