In-State Sleeper Starting to Get Attention

Former Harper Woods Trinity Coach George Sahadi lists DE/TE <b>Antonio Hinton</b> as one of the best kept secrets in the state of Michigan. GBW caught up with Antonio recently to find out how things are going in his recruitment.

Michigan High School football expert Jim S. touted Antonio Hinton one top sleepers in the upcoming senior class next year. (For those that missed Jim’s report, click here). At 6-4 240 pounds, Hinton possesses the type of athleticism that turned heads at last year’s UM camp. While Coach Sahadi indicated that his former pupil will have to improve his academics, he once again asserted in a conversation earlier this week that this young man has the talent to really do some things at the next level if he gets his affairs in order.

Antonio’s recruitment is just starting to pick up and he fills GBW in on some of his upcoming visit plans.

Will you be at Michigan’s junior day this weekend?

“Yes, I will.”

What schools have you heard from so far?

“I’ve heard from Purdue, Bowling Green, and Michigan.”

Have you received any offers yet?

“No, not yet”

Did you grow up a fan of any school in particular?

“Yeah. I grew up liking Nebraska.”

What schools did you camp at last year and where do you plan to camp this summer?

“I camped at Michigan last year. This year I’ll camp at Michigan State, Michigan, and Purdue.”

Do you play any other sports?

“Yes, I play basketball and run track.”

What are the track events that you participate in?

“I run the 100m and throw the shot put.”

You run the 100m dash at 6-4 240 lbs? What is your fastest time?

“Yes I do. My fastest time is around 11 seconds.”

Do you have a timetable for your decision?

“I want to make it prior to my season.”

What will be some of the factors that you take into account?

“Right now it’s just a matter of who offers me a free ride. I think about that more after I get some offers.”

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