2013 Superstar LB Making Noise

At 6-2 and 215pounds, Hyattsville (MD) DeMatha Catholic linebacker E.J. Levenberry is attracting attention from some of the nation's top programs. Levenberry was voted the top linebacker in the country and overall most valuable player for the class of 2013 at the NUC Combine held at the University of Oklahoma last month.

"We love Coach White (Florida) and Coach Sal at Alabama," Eric Levenberry, E.J. Levenberry's father, said.

Levenberry has been very busy this summer and Mr. Levenberry talked about this past summer and more.

"E.J. has visited the University of Florida, Virginia Tech, and Oklahoma this summer. He is the fourth freshman to ever play varsity football at DeMatha Catholic High School and he is the first freshman to ever start (two games) at DeMatha. He led his youth football team to the Maryland State Championship (Marlboro Mustangs) at Ravens Stadium in 2008 and was named to the U.S. Army Football University Youth All American game in San Antonio, Texas, where he distinguished himself as the top defensive player in the game.

"E.J. can run and he can hit. He can cover a lot of space against the pass and he can stuff the run. He loves contact. I am looking forward to seeing how he does as a full time starter this season at DeMatha."

For those not familiar with the DeMatha program and caliber talent in the area Levenberry's father went into detail.

"We play in the WCAC Catholic League where every kid in this league was recruited and they were the best players on their youth teams. This league is the best league in the Washington D.C.  area. His goal is to make at least third team All WCAC."

Two teams standout for Levenberry and his father.  

"As you know Coach White is not allowed to call us but we call him at least once a week if not twice a week. Right now E.J. has Alabama and Florida at the top of his list because of Coach White at Florida and Coach Sal Sunseri at Alabama. E.J. had a great visit at Florida and they let us know that they really want him. We were really impressed with the campus and the facilities. Alabama has made it clear that they want E.J. also and we plan to make Alabama our next visit next spring. It is going to be a tough choice for him but we have three years to make that decision. We are really looking at the school itself because coaches move. We like Florida's business school and their criminal justice program."

Levenberry has high interest in both Florida and Alabama followed my medium interest in Maryland, USC, Nebraska, North Carolina, Michigan, Penn State and low interest in North Carolina State and Virginia Tech.
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