Gwaltney Still Hasn't Made Up His Mind

We had a chance to get a few quick words with five-star running back Jason Gwaltney of North Babylon, N.Y. a few moments ago. It sounds like everyone will know Gwaltney's decision when Jason does.

There was word that running back Jason Gwaltney of North Babylon, N.Y. was going to take one final unofficial visit to West Virginia this weekend, but Gwaltney said he stuck around at home.

"I didn't go to West Virginia this weekend," he said. "I'm sticking with my schedule. I'm going to be making my announcement on Tuesday."

When asked if he knew what school he was going to, Gwaltney, who had his last in-home visit from a coach on Thursday, was adamant that he didn't know yet.

"I absolutely do not," he said. "It's still the same three schools. I'm not sure right now, but I'll know by Tuesday."

Gwaltney is expected to announce his decision Tuesday on ESPN News.

The 5-11, 235-pound Gwaltney is ranked as the nation's eighth-best running back by Scout.com. He is also listed at No. 43 on Scout.com's list of the country's top 100 recruits. He is also the No. 2 prospect in the state, behind QB Greg Paulus and one spot ahead of OSU verbal DE Doug Worthington.

The list of Gwaltney's records and accomplishments as a prep player is fairly long, including:

* His career mark of 7,800 yards on 948 carries (8.2 average) with 135 touchdowns. The TD mark is a county record -- nearly twice as many as the previous record holder.

* His senior season total of 2,882 yards on 358 carries (8.1 average) with 45 touchdowns in just 11 games.

* His junior season marks of 2,601 yards on 295 carries (8.8 average) with 45 TDs.

* His showing in his final game, a 43-14 rout of Garden City in the Class II Long Island title game. He had an interception, a sack and a fumble forced on defense and finished with 237 yards and four touchdowns rushing and one TD catch on offense.

* His New York state record of nine touchdowns in one game.

* His 33 TD runs of 40 yards or longer, including 27 that were 50 yards or longer.


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