Eric Cumba (OL, 6'2"-280lbs, 5.38 forty) from Don Bosco Prep is regarded as one of the best OLs in New Jersey. His blocks paved the way for Brian Toal to gain over 1000 yards rushing and Don Bosco to reach the Parochial Group IV State Championship. For his efforts, he was named AP & Star-Ledger All-State.
Who has been in contact with him?
Cumba has drawn the attention of Boston College, Rutgers, West Virginia, Connecticut, Penn State, Syracuse, Maryland, and Nebraska.
Who has offered him?
Currently, Cumba has no scholarship offers but this may change during the May evaluation period.
Who are his favorites?
Cumba listed his favorites, in order, as Syracuse, Rutgers, Connecticut, Penn State, and Nebraska.
How does he feel about his top 3 schools?
- Syracuse - Has shown the most interest and is a good school with a good tradition.
- Rutgers - they are headed in the right direction, likes Coach Schiano, and it is close to home.
- Connecticut - new program, plays in the Big East, and it is starting from the bottom but will rise fast.
Where has he taken unofficial visits or plan to do so?
He has taken an unofficial visit to Boston College, Rutgers, Connecticut, and Penn State.
Currently, he is planning on attending camps at Syracuse, Boston College, and Rutgers.
What are some factors in his decision?
- Academics: positions him for a good career after his playing days are done. - good reputation
- Tradition: has shown success in the past and shows that it will succeed in the future.
- Campus: good atmosphere.
Will he make an early decision?
Depending on the number of early offers, he would like to make his decision early in the season. If not, he will take all five of his visits before making a decision.
Cumba also wrestles and throws the shotput. His best throw is 50 feet.
Donald "Big Dog"
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