Spotlight 2013: ATH Myles Nash contintues its "Spotlight 2013" series with a look at 6-foot-5, 180-pound Timber Creek Regional High (Erial, N.J.) athlete Myles Nash. The budding prospect started making a name for himself during the summer camp circuit, and has also made several visits to the Rutgers campus.

The known names at Timber Creek Regional High (Erial, N.J.) are class of 2012 four-star linebacker Quanzell Lambert and multi-offer class of 2013 defensive linemen DuJaun Drennon and Greg Webb.

However, Rutgers is also building a relationship with another class of 2013 budding star in 6-foot-5, 180-pound athlete Myles Nash.

Nash, who plays quarterback and receiver, was one of the underclassmen to attend the June barbecue after the Big Man Academy, and is building a relationship with coach Greg Schiano and his recruiting coach, Phil Galiano.

"Rutgers really surprised me," Nash said. "I really do like Rutgers. For them being in state, they already have a jump on the other schools because I really don't want my parents traveling all over the country coming to my games.

"I've been up there more than any other college, and I like everything. I like their facilities. Everything is nice; their stadium, their fans. I just want to see how they compete this year. Last year they had a little bit of an off year, but I like Rutgers a lot. Coach Schiano, coach Galiano, they seem nice and I like what they do with their players."

Among the schools Nash is hearing from are Penn State, Syracuse, Iowa, Boston College and Florida, where he participated in Friday Night Lights last week.

And while Nash enjoyed many of the camps, his experience in Gainesville, Fla., stood out.

"That was definitely my best one," he said. "I've always been a UF fan growing up, Chris Leak and all those guys. Going in, I already had high expectations, and once I got in the stadium and got my feet wet and played around a little bit, it was like a dream come true. I never thought I would be there.

"It was like, ‘Wow, this is amazing.' The coaches were nice and told me I was doing well. I liked that."

Nash said it is too early in the process to tell where schools are recruiting him to play, but he performed well at the Penn State as a quarterback and has the athleticism and size coveted by many teams to play receiver.

A decision will be made in Timber Creek High's training camp whether he will play quarterback or receiver since quarterback Calvin Lowe, a class of 2012 prospect, returns after completing 57 percent of his passes and rushing for 350 yards last season.

"I'm mainly going (to camps) as a quarterback, but if the coaches are like, ‘All right, I want to see you as a receiver,' I'll switch it up," Nash said. "I'll do it both. It doesn't matter to me, but my main focus is quarterback."

But where would Nash prefer to play in college?

"Honestly, if I had to choose one, I would definitely choose quarterback," he said. "But I'll do whatever is best for the team. If I had to play receiver, that's fine. I love football. I'll play any position."

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