He's spoken with no coaches and has no offers as of yet. But
despite that, Deji Karim, of Nigerian decent, still has very high interest in
Karim, a three-star running back from
"I'm like Sproles in that way," he said. "I'm not as fast as him I don't think, but I can run through and around people, inside and outside. I'm not afraid to do anything. I'll whatever is asked of me as a running back."
But Karim isn't only being asked to play running back. He's also received a lot of interest from schools to play defensive back, considering his 4.4 40 yard speed and 5-foot-9 185 pound frame.
"I went to the
So what about Karim's top five right
now? He has
Karim also offered some insight as to why he thinks he has gone relatively unnoticed so far—though receiving letters from all of his top five schools, just not many personal ones.
"I think some of it might be because of my ACT scores so far," he said. "I got a 16 three times and I think I need an 18 to qualify. I know it is still early yet, but that's the only thing I can think of that could be holding me back."