Crisp Dominates Adidas Camp

RALEIGH, N.C. --- The Adidas Elite Camp, conducted Saturday on NC State's campus, was dominated by a 2010 prospect – Rob Crisp, a 6-foot-8, 295-pound offensive tackle from Chapel Hill (N.C.).

Throughout agility and position-oriented drills, Crisp displayed his quick footwork and sound technique. However, it was during one-on-one pass rushing drills when he showed his dominance.

"It was a pretty good competition, but overall I think I did ok on one-on-one drills," Crisp said after "winning" all but maybe one of his battles.

North Carolina verbal commitment Jared McAdoo was arguably the top prospect on hand. However, McAdoo elected to sit this camp out and supported his teammates.

Crisp, who is projected by many to be among the top 2010 recruits, participated Saturday to test his enhanced strength and footwork.

"My strength improved greatly – I felt like when I was doing one-on-one drills I could overpower I a lot of the players. I've been in the weight room two times a day, every day. And my footwork has gotten a lot better since I've been working outside everyday with my teammates and coaches," Crisp said.

Already Crisp has received verbal scholarship offers from Boston College, East Carolina, Maryland, NC State, and Virginia. UNC has expressed strong interest in Crisp, but have yet to actually offer.

"I've been up there a couple of times, but they haven't offered me yet – hopefully soon [they'll offer]," Crisp said. "It would be cool if they offer me…I don't care if a school is close or far away."

Crisp is considering camping at Clemson, Georgia, Maryland, and NC State over the summer.

Other 2010 standouts include defensive backs Azaveus Dickens of Goldsboro (N.C.) Eastern Wayne and DeShane Durante of Charlotte (N.C.) Vance.

Arguably the top quarterback in attendance was a rising sophomore – Maurice Harris. Harris is a long-limbed, athletic quarterback from McLeansville (N.C.) Northeast Guilford who effortlessly tossed beautiful spirals.

Crisp's Chapel Hill teammates defensive back Dylan Farrington and linebacker Steven Moore were among the standouts from the 2009 class.

Kevin Fogg, a running back from Apex (N.C.), and Corey Gattis, an athlete from Durham (N.C.) Hillside, were the other Division I-A 2009 prospects in attendance.


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