Is PA CB The Next "Prime Time"?

In the mid-80's All-American cornerback <b>Deion Sanders</b> put the Florida State Seminoles on the map with his speed and brash attitude. He left Tallahassee and went on to star both in the NFL and MLB. Almost twenty years later, prep players from across the country are dreaming of being the next "Prime Time." This year is no exception.


"Deion Sanders is my all time favorite player," 6-foot-0 and 182 pound Justin King of Monroeville (PA) Gateway said.

Like Sanders, the Pennsylvania standout is with blessed with outstanding speed and athletic-ability. Last year at a football combine, he ran an amazing 3.72 20-yard shuttle time. He has also run an incredibly fast 100-meter time in 10.4 seconds.

Teams from across the country are standing in line to offers him, including, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Penn State, Texas, and Southern Cal.

"I like Michigan, Penn State, Southern Cal, Texas and Florida State," King said. "Michigan and Penn State are two favorites now. My step-father played for Penn State and I really like Michigan's helmets. I really feel comfortable with both of those program's coaches. They want me to touch the ball as much as possible especially during special teams."

What does he like about the Seminoles?

"Florida State is a great program and they are always winning," he said. "A 9-3 record is considered a bad year for them. I also like Bobby Bowden. He's a great coach."

This summer, King has plans to attend football camps at both Michigan and Southern Cal.

As a junior, he rushed for 1,731 yards and 31 touchdowns. On defense he recorded 30 tackles to go along with three interceptions.

King is an excellent student who is on track to qualify academically with a score of 840 on the SAT test.

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