LOI #16: Ali Kassem

Brooklyn (NY) ASA offensive lineman Ali Kassem has signed with NC State! He picked the Wolfpack this week over Rutgers.

Ali Kassem

Scout Ranking: JC OL
Scout Rank: NR
Size: 6-6, 350 pounds
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
School: ASA - The College for Excellence

Projected Position At NC State: Right Guard

Stats: Kassem led an offensive line unit that paved the way for tailback Hosey Williams, who finished the year with 1,269 yards rushing, which ranked third nationally.

Accolades: all-conference selection

Commit Date: Feb. 4, 2013

Recruiting Scene: Ali Kassem emerged in January as a target for the Wolfpack, picking up offers from NC State, Rutgers, Texas San Antonio, Kent State, and Akron.

He took visits to NC State and Rutgers before initially selecting Rutgers. However, hours later he would change his commitment to NC State.

Why NC State? "I really like the coaches. I felt at home on my visit, and I think it's a great place for me to continue playing football.

Picked NC State Over: Rutgers, UT San Antonio, Akron, Kent State

Ali Kassem Video Highlights (Hudl.com)

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