Football Recruiting Buzz for 6/30/03

Now that the Nike Camps are over and we're back in the office for the foreseeable future, it's time to bring back the heavy-hitting football recruiting coverage at StudentSports.com. In today's Recruiting Buzz, a top 100 running back nears a decision as well as several updates on some of the top football prospects from all over the nation.

THE RECRUITING BUZZ:

*6-2, 205 LB/DB Tony Bell, Alabaster (Ala.)
NIKE Camp:
6-2, 204, 15 reps, 31.7 VJ
2002 NIKE Camp: 6-2, 196, 4.59 40, 11 reps, 31.6 VJ, 4.41 shuttle
Current favorites include Georgia, LSU, Auburn and Tennessee. Reported offers include Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Tennessee, Alabama, Colorado, Ole Miss and Vandy. Was All-State at safety as HS junior, but projects to LB in college. One of the top five prospects in Alabama. 3.1 GPA

*6-3, 205 QB Brian Brunner, Hartford (Wisc.)
NIKE Camp:
6-2.5, 205, 4.86 40, 12 reps, 29.6 VJ, 4.30 shuttle
Current favorites include Central Michigan, Iowa, Purdue, Western Michigan and Colorado. Has a reported offer from Central Michigan. Earned All-State honors last fall after passing for 1,710 yards and 20 TDs. 3.88 GPA & 29 ACT.

*6-6, 220 TE Kellen Freeman-Davis, Adrian (Mich.)
NIKE Camp:
6-6, 220, 4.81 40, 28.3 VJ, 4.21 shuttle
Current favorites include Miami, Michigan, Oregon, Toledo, Northwestern and Purdue. Reported offers from Toledo, Northwestern and Akron. Caught 25 passes for 585 yards as a junior, splitting time between WR and TE. 3.15 GPA & 20 ACT (retaking).

*5-11, 200 RB Andrew Johnson, North Hills (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
NIKE Camp:
5-11, 199, 4.22 40, 15 reps, 36.6 VJ, 4.11 shuttle
2002 NIKE Camp: 5-11, 198, 4.41 40, 12 reps, 29.7 VJ, 4.17 shuttle
Has narrowed choices to Pittsburgh and Ohio State and plans on announcing his decision on either July 2nd or July 9th. Reported offers include Pitt, Iowa, WVU, Wisconsin, Va Tech, Ohio State, UCLA, Miami, BC. Missed most of junior year with ankle injury and transferred from Central Catholic to North Hills. Rushed for 1,690 and 25 TDs as a soph. 2.3 GPA & 870 SAT.

*6-4, 235 DE Cyril Obiozor, Pearland (Texas)
NIKE Camp:
6-3.5, 233, 4.82 40, 18 reps, 30.9 VJ, 4.21 shuttle
Current favorites include Ok State and UCLA. Has offers from those two plus Pitt and Missouri. 3.0 GPA & 1000 SAT.

*6-0, 185 QB Patrick Pinkney, Pine Forest (Fayetteville, N.C.)
NIKE Camp:
Did not test
Current favorites include NC State, UNC, Virginia, FSU and Notre Dame. Reported offers from East Carolina, Army, William & Mary, S.C. State and Richmond. Passed for 1,600 yards and 9 TDs, ran for 958 yards and 10 TDs as a junior. Very athletic with good accuracy. 3.9 GPA & 17 ACT.

*6-4, 220 LB Luke Sanders, West Monroe (La.)
NIKE Camp:
6-4, 219, 4.44 40, 33 reps, 33.0 VJ, 4.16 shuttle
Current favorites include LSU, Colorado, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Texas & Auburn. Reported offers include LSU, Ok State, La Tech, Colorado, Texas A&M, Auburn, Tulane and Miss. State. 20 tkls & 2 INTs as a junior, played only 2 games w/torn ACL but is now fully rehabbed. 3.8 GPA & 24 ACT.

*6-4, 240 DE Jeff Schweiger, Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.)
NIKE Camp:
6-4, 240, 4.56 40, 31 reps, 30.9 VJ, 4.11 shuttle
Current favorites include USC, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Michigan and Miami. Reported offers from all five of his favorites plus Washington, UCLA, Colorado, SDSU, etc. Had 138 tackles and 13 sacks as a junior playing as a standup OLB, but will be a DE in college. 3.0 GPA

*6-3, 265 OL Adam Speer, Chaminade (West Hills, Calif.)
NIKE Camp:
6-2.5, 265, 4.91 40, 24 reps, 25.6 VJ, 4.46 shuttle
2002 NIKE Camp: 6-2, 247, 5.47 40, 17 reps, 24.6 VJ, 4.96 shuttle
Current favorites include Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Stanford, Oregon and USC. Has an offer from UC Davis and says several other schools are close. Earned All-League and All-Area honors as a junior. 3.4 GPA & 1100 SAT.

*6-2, 280 DT Nhemie Theodore, Bishop Francis Essex Catholic (East Orange, N.J.)
NIKE Camp:
6-1.5, 281, 5.25 40, 21 reps, 5.08 shuttle
Current favorites include Virginia, Penn State and Rutgers. Yet to receive his first scholarship offer. Had 60 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and 8 sacks as a jr.

*5-11, 190 DB Nate Waldron, Rochester (Pa.)
NIKE Camp:
5-10.5, 189, 32.9 VJ
Current favorites include BC, Northwestern, WVU, Syracuse and Iowa. Reported offers include Toledo, Bowling Green and Ohio U. Ran for 1,796 yards and 28 TDs, and had 81 tackles, 5 sacks and 4 INTs as a junior. 3.8 GPA & 890 SAT.

*6-6, 270 OL Bill Wacholz, Rancho Bernardo (San Diego, Calif.)
NIKE Camp:
6-6, 270, 5.22 40, 24 reps, 25.1 VJ, 5.00 shuttle
Current favorites include Arizona, Washington, SDSU, UCLA and WSU. Has camped at USC and ASU and will soon camp at Arizona and SDSU. Was one of the top 5 OLs at the Nike Camp in Palo Alto. 2.8 GPA & 980 SAT.

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