Focus '07 - Allentown TE

Tiree Eure, originally from Plainfield HS, has transferred to Parkland SHS in Allentown (PA). After an impressive performance at the Elite College Combine earlier this month, interest in Eure has begun to heat up.

At the Combine held about one month ago, Tiree Eure measured in at 6-foot-4 and one-half and 230-pounds. Fast forward roughly one month and Eure's recent growth spurt has seen him reach the 6-foot-5 mark and nearly 250-pounds. His size certainly has him pegged as a Tight End prospect and after his performance at the Elite College Combine earlier this month, any questions about his speed and how well he moves are now a thing of the past.

"I did well at Elite. I ran a 4.75 in the 40. I did pretty good in the 1-on-1s also. I had 11 reps. I didn't drop anything," stated Eure.

Indeed, some schools had indicated interest in Eure as a DE but after seeing his wheels at Elite all schools are now coveting the PA standout for the offensive side of the ball.

As a result of his performance several new schools have begun to show interest in the future Division-I TE: North Carolina, Colorado, Temple, New Hampshire, Maryland, Pittsburgh, and Central Florida. Along with his new suitors Eure indicates that Rutgers and UConn continue to recruit him.

Though still early in the process Eure has a pair of Big East schools as his co-leaders: Rutgers and Connecticut. asked Eure to detail his leaders and his favorites list.

Rutgers: They make me feel at home. They're a great program and an up-and-coming program and I know they utilize their tight ends. They have a Mackey Candidate on their team and LJ Smith is in the NFL.

Connecticut: They were the first team to discover me as a Sophomore. Even when Aaron Hernandez committed to them they were still showing me the love.

Colorado: They're interesting because that's another place that really uses their TEs a lot.

Temple: They say I could be a game-changer for their team if I would go there.

Maryland: Me and Coach Sollazzo [Maryland Recruiting Coordinator] have a great relationship. I like them, they use their TE a lot.

Pittsburgh: They just came around about two weeks ago. They understand the importance of the TE and that they like to get the ball.

Coach Flood [Rutgers Offensive Line Coach] recruited Eure while still in New Jersey and established a solid relationship with the PA standout. "I had a little walk-through at the Rutgers Junior Day with him. He was a good guy and he was a nice guy and he was really real. Me and Coach Flood, we're like friends," stated Eure. With Eure's relocation to Allentown Rutgers Wide Receivers Coach, Coach McNulty, will be recruiting the now-6-foot-5 prospect for Rutgers.

As far as the summer camping circuit goes, Eure indicates that numerosu schools from the east and midwest have targeted him as a possible camper. However, Eure's list is pretty firm.

"I'm definitely going to Rutgers, I'll go to UConn, Temple, and Pittsburgh. I might try to go to NC State also."

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