Two ACC Schools On Top For Miami DB

Every year, opposing teams have Miami Central High School circled on their calendar because of the national brand they bring and a roster full of future Division I studs. Ramsey (NJ) Don Bosco Prep was the latest school to get a shot at the southern powerhouse and fell short, 50-21. Chipping in for the Rockets was junior defensive back, Calvin Brewton.

In a highly anticipated matchup between two national powerhouses, Miami Central High School, the No. 8 team in the nation, took a trip up north to take on Ramsey (NJ) Don Bosco Prep and improved to 3-1 on the season with a lopsided win, 50-21.

Chipping in the fun for the Rockets was junior, Calvin Brewton. The hard-hitting 6-foot, 175-pound back caught up with for the latest on his recent victory in New Jersey.

"The game against Don Bosco, I think that was a big win," Brewton said. "They're a national powerhouse team and they're very known across the nation. In that game, I had six tackles. It was a big win."

With several dozens of coaches flocking through Miami (FL) Central High on a consistent basis, Brewton snagged his first two offers earlier this year from Florida State and South Florida, while collecting a few more in the time being.

"I have offers from Florida State, South Florida, Clemson, Louisiana, and West Virginia," Brewton said. "The schools that I really like are Florida State and Clemson. They're neck and neck."

Coach Willie Taggart has had recent success dipping into Miami (Fla.) Central High, collecting verbal offers this year from Michael Smith and Deatrick Nichols, while adding former Central head coach, Telly Lockette (running backs), to his current coaching staff.

"USF, that's another school that I like," Brewton said. "The thing about South Florida that I like is Telly Lockette. I already visited the school. Out of all the schools I've been to, USF has one of the best facilities. I like that about the school. Their coaching staff has good coaches that include, Willie Taggart and their DB's coach (Ron Cooper). Coach Cooper has coached a lot of DB's in the NFL right now, like Patrick Peterson and Morris Claiborne."

As for visits, they're a pair of schools that could possibly get a visit from the well-rounded defensive back this weekend.

"This week, we have a bye week," Brewton said. "I might make an unofficial visit to the USF-Miami game at USF or I might check out the UCF-South Carolina game."

When Brewton sits down with his family and makes his decision, several factors will come into play.

"It has to be relationship with coaches, graduating rate, NFL rate, playing time, there will be a lot involved," Brewton said. "Also, the fan base and if they have a great tradition will factor in as well."

As for a decision, Brewton has an idea on when he might pull the trigger.

"In the beginning of this year, I was thinking about making my decision towards the end of this year," Brewton said. "I might make my decision next year at the end of spring or summertime. If I was to make an early decision, it would be the end of this year."

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