Southern Nash's Josh Sessoms kicked off the class of 2012 for NC State when he committed to the Wolfpack back in January. Since then he's been a regular visitor to Raleigh and has been solidly in the Pack's camp.
He's even become somewhat of a recruiter himself, doing his part to convince some of the other top players in North Carolina to follow him to State. Sessoms was on hand for the Shrine Bowl Combine held in Williamston this past weekend and Pack Pride caught up with him to get the latest on his commitment to the Pack.
Measuring in at 6-2, 181 pounds, Sessoms ran a 4.88-second 40-yard dash and logged a 4.53-second pro shuttle. While his times may not have been eye-popping, it was in drills where he really stood out. The rising senior is very smooth and showed some impressive ball skills during workouts and the potential that NC State saw in him was apparent.
Sessoms continues to hear from several schools despite his commitment to the Pack. However, he maintains that he's completely solid to State and has had the opportunity to make numerous visits to Raleigh to build on the relationship he has with the Wolfpack players and coaches.
"I've been able to make a lot of visits over to State since I committed," said Sessoms. "I went to the spring game. I had fun talking to the coaches and I talked to some of the players. It's been good. I just get a real good feeling from those guys.
"I just want to go to State, do the best I can and see where it goes from there."
"I haven't really heard from any new schools since I committed but I still get mail from schools like Purdue, Ball State, East Carolina... just a bunch of different colleges."
Saturday's combine boasted several prospects that the Wolfpack has been after hot and heavy for several months. Sessoms told Pack Pride that he's definitely doing his part to bring those players with him to NC State in 2012.
"I'm definitely trying to get them over to NC State," he said. "They're great players and I talk to them a lot trying to get them to come with me over to State. Todd (Gurley) is definitely a special athlete, very talented. K'Hadree (Hooker), he's good, too. I know they both like State. Hooker's out here wearing his State shorts so he's got to be thinking about them."
Sessoms committed to NC State over an offer from Virginia Tech and interest from Notre Dame, East Carolina and Duke among others. He is currently unranked by Scout.com.
Sessoms the Recruiter?
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