RU Looking at St. Peter's Prep 2012 QB/DB

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- One of the many rising talents at St. Peter's Prep is class of 2012 quarterback/cornerback Brandon Napoleon, who is getting interest from several high-profile programs, including Rutgers. The 6-foot, 175-pound Napoleon talked about which programs are recruiting him for which position, and he also talks about his position of choice in college.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The wealth of talent at St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) is spread throughout the roster, from the receivers to the secondary to the line of scrimmage and the backfield.

One of the unproven players is class of 2012 dual-threat quarterback Brandon Napoleon, doubles as a cornerback, and is getting interest from West Virginia, Michigan, Miami, South Florida, Purdue and Maryland.

"They're all looking at me as a quarterback,' Napoleon said. "That's where I want to play. It's my natural position. I've been playing it since Pop Warner."

Rutgers is also recruiting the 6-foot, 175-pound Napoleon, but the Scarlet Knights' interest, to this point, is in the secondary.

Napoleon will be in charge of running an explosive offense that includes five-star running back Savon Huggins in the backfield and speedy receivers Nagee Glass and D.J. Singleton.

Although Napoleon is unproven, he said the talent around him eases his responsibilities. "I see the wide receivers, the running backs …everybody is talented on this team," Napoleon said. "There's not one spot you can pick on and say it's the most talented. I think it's the whole team.

"The running backs are fast and our receivers our big and strong and have good hands. Without the line, the running backs wouldn't be able to run the ball and I wouldn't be able to pass. They're very good."

During a recent practice, Napoleon showed good arm strength and the ability to throw on the run. However, his accuracy needs to improve, but that should take a major leap with the reps he is now getting.


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