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Pomfret (Md.) running back/defensive back A.J. Wallace (6-1, 195, 4.4) denies having a leader but favors Nebraska, LSU, Virginia, Michigan and North Carolina State. All have offered.

Pomfret (Md.) running back/defensive back A.J. Wallace (6-1, 195, 4.4) denies having a leader but favors Nebraska, LSU, Virginia, Michigan and North Carolina State. All have offered.

"I don't have a real leader at this time because it's so early in the recruiting process," says Wallace, from McDonough High School. "I'd like to make my decision on a school after the football season.

"Nebraska was the first school to offer me, so it's really made me look into them more. I probably know more about them than any of the other schools. Both the defensive and offensive coaches there are great guys. They're all really nice to talk to.

"Last year was kind of tough for them, but they're really a program that wins consistently, and they know how to get the job done. It's a real physical program they have," he concludes. Wallace plans to go to Nebraska's spring game on April 16.

"I like the style of offense that LSU runs. They spread the ball out a lot and get it to the running back too.

"Virginia has got a great coaching staff and I've been able to talk with some of the coaches there. They're a program on the rise with a lot of potential to improve. They have intense practices and the teammates there seem close to one another.

"Michigan has tremendous fan support and that's a good thing too. The coaching staff there is pretty good and I've had the chance to speak with some of them also. They're always a good program.

"I've talked with coach (Dick) Portee (running backs) at North Carolina State. They've got a little bit of rebuilding to do, and they should be a nice team to look out for this next season."

Wallace says Maryland, Penn State, Michigan State, Vanderbilt and Connecticut have also offered.

He has been to the Virginia and Maryland Junior Days and will be at the Elite combine at Giant's Stadium on May 4.

"I'm good at being quick to change direction and outrunning people using angles. As a CB I want to work more on my footwork and break the ball up faster. And as running back I need to let the holes develop more and then run," says Wallace.

Final JR (8-3) stats: 177 carries/1367 yds/22 TDs; 12 rec/224 yds/2 TDs; 65 tackles/10 pass break ups/2 INTs; 3 PR TDs

Bench: 290/Squat: 385/Vert Jump: 34"

3.3 GPA/summer first-time SAT and ACT

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