In June CN introduced you to the Montbello trio consisting of Greg Banks, R.J. Sanders and Victor York and now we revisit defensive tackle Victor York.
He is a month removed from his
experience at Iowa State's padded camp and Victor York is
still impressed with the Cyclones.
"The coaching staff and school are
real nice," he said. "I liked it."
The 6-foot-4, 283 pound defensive
tackle from Montbello High
Denver, Colo. said
Iowa State is among his top three collegiate
York said he won't make his final
choice for awhile, but the schools showing the most interest in him besides
Iowa State are
"I am going to wait until after
the season to make my decision," he said.
Shortly after the Montbello
contingent returned from Ames,
York said their head coach Oliver
Lucas took the team to another camp in the Denver area.
"A week after we got back from
Iowa State camp Coach Lucas took us to a NFL high school development camp to get
some more fundamentals down," York said.
The past couple of years Montbello
has become a breeding ground of talent. Last season alone the school produced
three Big 12 players, highlighted by Texas' Michael Houston.
In last year's recruiting class,
Iowa State was able to tap into that
pipeline by snagging defensive back Stephen Johnson from the
A year ago Montbello finished the
season with an 8-4 (7-0 conference) record and advanced to the 5A state
"Our team is shaping up to be
number one," York said. "We should have been number
one last year but we're going to come out on top this year. Our goal is to win
York said he was going to work on
making as many tackles as he can and hopes he can continue to play his position
at the next level.
"A lot of the colleges are talking
about [me playing] linebacker but I'm going to try and stay at defensive
tackle," York said.