CU Commit Perkins is an All-Around Star

Anthony Perkins was the first player to commit to the 2007 recruiting class all the way back at the end of April. Unlike some seniors that get their scholarships and phone-it-in their final high school season, Perkins did not rest on his laurels. He had a great senior campaign in which he was named first team all-Colorado on defense and was once again named his league's MVP on offense.

Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
40 time: 4.5
Bench: 230
Squat: 410
Clean: 240
Vertical: "33
From: Northglenn, Colorado
High School: Northglenn

As a senior, Anthony Perkins had 842 yards passing with four touchdowns and 1,628 yards rushing with 14 touchdowns. He was named first team all-Colorado at defensive back and was also the Front Range League's Offensive MVP.

Perkins played at quarterback and free safety for Northglenn, but is expected to be a cornerback in Boulder. "The coaches haven't really said one way or another what position I will play in the defensive backfield, but the impression I get is that they like me at corner," Perkins explained. "I actually spoke with Coach Brown today and he was just checking in on me to see how basketball season is going."

Northglenn is 4-1 on the season and Perkins, at Forward, is averaging about 13 points and eight rebounds a game.

The future Buff has been monitoring CU's recruiting class this cycle and is impressed with what he sees. "I see a lot of good players committed. The program will definitely be going in a good direction with the talent coming in."

After pledging to the Buffs, Perkins did not receive any new offers after getting initial interest from Colorado State, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas Christian.

The versatile athlete visited for the Texas Tech game and has not yet had an in-home visit with the staff. "We are trying to figure out when would be a good time for both of us."

Perkins says he will move to Boulder in June or July.

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