One athlete who has hopes of joining that list is Matt Dezario a 5' 11" 190lbs outside linebacker with 4.7 speed in the forty yard dash. Dezario is a play maker who totaled around 120 tackles2 sacks and 2 pass breakups, on offense Dezario was primarily a blocker from his fullback spot, only caring the ball 2 times for 4 yards, but the kid loves contact, he was also credited with 1 block punt on special teams.
Dezario's coach Rich Markesi thinks Dezario can perform at any linebacker spot in college, right now he plays the outside will backer.
An all-area honorable mention athlete, Dezario lists making all-state in football as one of his senior goals. He is also focused on improving his 265lbs bench, 400lbs squat. Another goal is to complete the task of winning the Group I State Championship which South River lost last year to Florence H.S.
In the classroom, Dezario carries a 4.5 GPA. and might pursue an Ivy League education. Therefore, UPenn. is one of the schools that he is favoring due to the city atmosphere of Philadelphia. His home state school Rutgers is also a favorite because of it's proximity and the quality education. Rounding out his top 3 is, Penn State. He has had the opportunity to visit the campus and loved it along with the coaching staff.
Dezario will compete at the NATF event at Giants stadium on May 13 in another attempt to get his name out there.