Elzy Comments on Michigan Visit

One of the visitors up to take in Michigan's spring practice was Warren JFK running back <b>Tony Elzy</b>. The star junior averaged almost ten yards a carry and scored thirty touchdowns as a junior. So where does Michigan fit in with Tony?

Q: What's your current height and weight?

A: 5'11, 195

Q: Do you know your rushing stats last year off hand?

A: I believe it was 242 carries for a little over 2400 yards

Q: What was your team (Warren JFK) record last year?

A: We went 8-2

Q: What position are you getting recruited as?

A: Running back.

Q: Which schools have been in contact with you the most?

A: I'm hearing from Maryland, Syracuse, Iowa, Michigan State, Michigan, and Notre Dame.

Q: What is your running style?

A: I'm more of a contact back. It's either you hit me or I'm going to hit you!

Q: Do you have a recent 40 time?

A: 4.4

Q: Bench press numbers?

A: The last time I benched was last year. It was like 265

Q: Do you plan on attending any camps?

A: I'm going to try to go to West Virginia, Notre Dame, and Michigan.

Q: Do you have any scholarship offers yet?

A: Yes. Akron, Miami of Ohio and Maryland.

Q: Do you have a top five at this point?

A: Yes. Notre Dame, Michigan, Ohio State, West Virginia and Virginia Tech.

Q: Is there a leader?

A: I like Notre Dame and Michigan.

Q: Do you plan to take any more visits this summer?

A: Yes. I'm going to Ohio State Thursday. Then in like the next two or three weeks I'm going to Syracuse and Maryland.

Q: What was your impression of Michigan when you came up to visit practice?

A: I was very impressed with it! I was most impressed with interacting with the team and how they accepted a younger guy.

Q: Did you get a chance to speak to Coach Carr?

A: Yes, I liked it a lot.

Q: Did you get a chance to speak with Fred Jackson the running backs coach?

A: Yes, I sat in their meetings, and their position meetings and that kind of stuff.

Q: What will be the criteria for your decision?

A: Academics is the first. Playing time is another. I'll also look at the atmosphere of the school.

Q: When would you like to make a decision by?

A: Maybe before next football season or early during the football season.

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