Tarblooder Has Several Offers

Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville athlete Ray Fisher is one of several D-1 prospects for Ted Ginn's Tarblooders. Fisher has been on the varsity since he was a freshman and has started on the varsity, on both sides of the football, since his sophomore season. Several schools have already offered the 5-foot-9, 170-pounder a scholarship.

"My offers are Iowa, Indiana, Ball State, Eastern Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin, LSU, Toledo, Akron and Marshall," Ray Fisher said.

"My favorites are Iowa, LSU, Ohio State, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ball State. I've camped at all these schools as well."

Does Fisher have a leader at this point in his recruitment?

"I can't say there's a leader right now. I liked all the schools that I camped at during the summer. Ohio State is the only one of my favorites not to offer. They (OSU) are still sending mail but no offer yet.

"I'm going to keep things open until after the season. I plan on taking my visits and making a decision around signing day. Iowa, LSU and Illinois would probably be my top three."

In 2004, Fisher had 500 yards receiving and scored 9 touchdowns. On the defensive side of the ball, Ray had 4 interceptions. Which position will Fisher play in college?

"It all depends but most schools are telling me wide receiver," Fisher explained. "A lot of coaches feel that I'd be a good slot wide receiver I have enough speed to create mismatches with linebackers and safeties."

What does Fisher bring to the table as a D-1 prospect?

"I don't really go by stats. I'm just an athlete. I'm going to go out there and make plays for my team. I have good footwork and good hands. Really, I just go out and play football."

Fisher also letters in basketball and track. He carries a 3.6 GPA in the classroom.

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