At 6-foot-3 and 225 pounds, Bartow, Fla. standout defensive lineman Alex Boston is enjoying an excellent season thus far.
Through seven games, Boston has 29 tackles, nine sacks, and two caused fumbles. Inside the classroom, he's still waiting on his test scores.
"The [recruiting] stuff is keeping me busy," Boston said. "It seems like I get a call every night from a college coach. Florida calls, Alabama, UConn, Ohio State, Florida State, Miami, Notre Dame, Boston College, Auburn, there's a lot of them."
Boston said all of the schools that call him each week have already offered a scholarship.
"All the ones I just mentioned have," he said. "I'm trying to narrow things down some but it's tough since I still like quite a few of them. Of course there's the 3 Florida schools, Notre Dame, Boston College, UConn, Maryland, Georgia, and Alabama are the others. It's still wide open."
The talented defensive end has scheduled two official visits so far.
"I'm going to Maryland on December 13 and UConn on December 7," he said. "I haven't made up my mind on the other ones yet, but I think I can take unofficial visits to the schools in this state, which would allow me to see more places."
So does anyone have the upper hand at this point?
"I really don't have a favorite yet," he said. "I like Florida State a lot but that's because I went to camp there and know the most about them, but they're not my favorite or anything like that."
Boston said he took in the FSU/Miami game two weeks ago.
"Man, that was a tight game," he said. "I really liked it. Miami pulled away and were a little stronger in the end."
Boston talked more about the Hurricanes.
"It's a great school," he said. "They have a good football program with a great winning tradition. I remember how good they were before their probation days and then afterwards, I know how good they got. They have a great thing going on there and plus, their baseball coaches are interested in me and they have a great baseball program."
Boston talked about the influence baseball will have on his decision.
"Of course I want to play college football," he said. "But I'd love to be able to play baseball and do both to see how it goes. All of the in-state schools said I could play both so I guess it'll play a part."
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