Last year, Cleveland Glenville had the nation's #1 cornerback prospect in Donte Whitner. Is it possible that the same team could have the #1 CB in America two years in a row?
The answer to that is yes. Right now, you'll be hard-pressed to find a more highly-recruited cornerback prospect than Cleveland Glenville's Ted Ginn, Jr. Ginn stands at 6-1, 170 pounds and reports a 4.29 40 time. He has played QB, WR and CB for Glenville, but he already has his sights focused on the CB position.
"I want to play corner," he said. "I know that's where I'm going to play in college."
Right now, Ted's top schools are Ohio State, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, and USC. All of them have offered, and Miami (FL) has offered as well. Ted has been to OSU, Michigan and Pittsburgh for junior days, and as for camps this summer, it might be easier to find out where he isn't going to go.
"That's kind of hard to say since I've been to so many," Ted said when asked where he'd be camping this year. "I've been to 15-20 camps a year with my dad when we travel all around the country."
We also spoke with Ted on a number of different topics:
On important factors in choosing a school: "I want to feel comfortable in the classroom."
On his major: "I have not settled on a major yet, but something to do with working with kids and sports management."
On things he likes to do away from the field: "I like to talk on the phone, play Playstation, hang out with friends, and sleep."
On when a decision will come: "I'm going to take all my
Ted Ginn, Jr. will be one of Ohio's top three players this year as well as a definite top 100 player. Keep posted throughout the year to find out the latest on this outstanding prospect!