For those college recruiters that are searching for a run stuffer in the middle of the defensive line, Jeff Becton (OL/DL. 6'4"-304lbs, 5.0 forty) could be the prospect that they are looking for. Becton plays noseguard for St. Peter's Prep High School in Jersey City, New Jersey. Becton was one of the reasons why St. Peter's Prep made it to the semi-finals in the Parochial group IV playoff in 2002.
Who has been in contact with him?
Becton has drawn the attention of Boston College, Colorado, Rutgers, Iowa, Nebraska, and Penn State.
Who are his favorites?
-Rutgers - He stated that it is a good school and he likes the campus along with the coaching staff.
-Penn State - They were a childhood favorite.
-Nebraska - He likes the program. He is good friends with former St. Peter's Prep QB, Joe Dailey - who signed with Nebraska last recruiting season. Dailey obviously speaks highly of the school.
Where has he taken unofficial visits or plan to do so?
He has taken an unofficial visit to Rutgers and will be on the Rutgers campus to watch practice on 4/23/2003.
Although he is currently not sure which camps he will attend, he stated that he might attend the Rutgers camp.
During the summer, he plans on taking some unofficial visits to PSU, Miami, Virginia, and Boston College.
What are some factors in his decision?
- Academics: A school with a good reputation.
- Campus: He stated that he would like to attend a school with a city like atmosphere or not too far away from a city.
- Coaching staff: He would like to play at a school that has a good coaching staff that fosters a family atmosphere, as well as pushes the players to excel both on the field and in the classroom.
What does he plan to study in college?
Currently, he is undecided on a major.
Last season, he had 45 tackles, 21/2 sacks, and 2 fumble recoveries.
Donald "Big Dog"
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