On the recruiting front, Hillside's Myer Krah has been somewhat of an unknown. The junior prospect hasn't exactly been in the recruiting spotlight over the past year but that appears to be changing. You can ask anyone familiar with football in Durham and they'll tell you just how good Krah really is.
At 5-11 and 186 pounds Krah has good size for either a corner or a safety. How he develops, both physically and as a student of the game, could determine which position he will be best suited for in college two years from now.
Krah told Pack Pride in an interview that Georgia Tech is recruiting him harder than any other school at the moment, but the Yellow Jackets haven't offered yet. He plans on camping at Tech in June and he would also like to camp at Florida, NC State, North Carolina and Virginia.
The junior defensive back is also a solid track performer, where he competes in the 4 x 400, the long jump, the triple jump, and whatever other events his school needs help at.
He clearly has a high degree of athletic ability that coaches are just now starting to notice. His growing reputation has caused coaches from Auburn, South Florida, Virginia, Wake Forest and Miami-Ohio, in addition to the schools in the Triangle, to either express interest directly to Krah or visit his school to check him out in person.
The local schools may have a leg up on the competition should they decide to offer and that includes NC State.
"They (NC State) actually came by last week I believe," Krah said. "I remember going to their camp last year. I did fairly well. I went my freshman year also and did fairly well. They've come by twice now. I've talked to one of their coaches a little bit. He's told me to try to come to their camp. The second time they came by we were practicing. I had a real good practice that day. Our whole defense did. I'm going to be emailing the coach to try to talk to him about offering as well as some other schools."
There's something else that may be helping NC State out. A former member of the Pack's football team has developed a relationship with Krah.
"A.J. Davis is a coach at Northern (Durham) and used to be at NC State. We ran summer track together and he basically coached me," Krah said. "We've been keeping in touch and he's let me know how great a school State is. I want to go check out their weight room because I've heard great things about it."
Krah burst on the scene recently by winning the MVP award for defensive backs at the Blacksburg Nike Camp.