Carl Howard

College recruiters love prospects from the Garden State because of their toughness and this super defensive tackle from Matawan holds is as tough as they come. Carl Howard names his top seven schools and all have offered a scholarship.

"I'm looking at seven school right now and all seven have offered me a scholarship," said defensive tackle Carl Howard.

"Michigan State, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Maryland Syracuse and Pittsburgh are the schools I'm looking at.

"I don't have any official visits set up yet. I'll probably start to do that this week."

Howard, a 6-foot-6, 290-pounder from Aberdeen (NJ) Matawan Regional is a four-year varsity starter. He played defensive end as a freshman and was moved inside and has played defensive tackle since his sophomore year.

Howard had 60 tackles, 10 sacks, six tackles for loss, four caused fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 2002. He was named all-district as a junior.

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