With several offers, Orangeburg-Wilkinson (SC) linebacker Alonzo Middleton knows that he has opportunities to play at the next level, but he is ready for his senior season to start.
"We are right now getting ready for Edinsboro, and I think we will handle them," says Middleton, who will play in his first game since a season-ending injury put him on the shelf for half of the season last year
"Last year I did not get to make a name for myself, but I am hoping to be a big leader on the field," admits the 6-foot-2, 230 pounder. "I am a bit nervous about going out there, but I am not scared at all. I am just ready to make a play."
As for recruiting, Middleton's focus has been off somewhat with the combination of the silent period and upcoming season.
"I have gotten a lot of media guides and I went to several schools for camp, like Georgia, Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina, and South Carolina."
As for a favorite, Middleton is not ready to really limit the field.
"Anybody that recruits me is a favorite. (South) Carolina is up there for sure, Notre Dame, Clemson, East Carolina, and North Carolina are probably my top five schools."
Middleton would like to wait a while before he commits to a school and has not lined up any visits as of yet.
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