Syracuse, UConn Considering Jersey Sleeper

Despite being an All-Conference player in New Jersey, Alfredo Cadiz is a sleeper who is drawing interest from some the major college programs on the east coast. He may also be considering attending a prep school next fall which would push him into the class of 2007.

Alfredo Cadiz a 5-foot-11, 202 pound running back / defensive back from Queen of Peace HS, in West New York, N.J., is a prospect who is being considered by some major programs, but he has some work left to do in the classroom.

"Recruiting has been going alright. My SAT scores are a little low, so right now it is all about the grades for me," Cadiz said. "There are a couple of schools that want me to go to the prep school route. I am retaking my SAT test in January so a lot will depend on the outcome of that test."

"I am keeping in contact with Connecticut, Rutgers, Louisville, Virginia, Maryland, Akron, Kent State, Delaware, and New Hampshire. Like I said, it is all about the grades right now. UConn, Syracuse, and Rutgers have talked to me about going to a prep school and then enrolling after a year." "UConn was just in and they were talking to me and telling me that it might be a good choice for me at this point. It is something I am definitely considering. I am retaking my SAT in January so a lot will depend on the outcome of that test."

Cadiz, who reports a 4.55 forty time, was able to breakdown some of the things that he likes about the programs who are currently recruiting him.

"All I can say about Syracuse is that I love their facilities." "At UConn, I like the new plans for building a football facility closer to their football practice fields. It sounded like they were building a real nice building for the football program."

"I was also able to unofficially visit Virginia, Rutgers, and Delaware. I had a great time on all three of those visits and the programs have a lot to offer academically as well," Cadiz said.

It seemed that the major regional schools will be the major players in his recruitment whether it is this year or next.

"Those schools have been on my list for a while, I do not think I will verbal if I go the prep school route. I am probably going to stay available for next year."


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