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Calls begin as Simpson narrows field

"I got a call from Minnesota," Harrisburg, Pa., running back Mikell Simpson said on Wednesday night. "And West Virginia and Virginia called. I've got three calls tonight."
"I have about 20 offers now. But I've narrowed it down to 11. It's West Virginia, Michigan State, UCLA, Wisconsin, Virginia, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio State, Minnesota, Notre Dame, and Alabama. All 11 offered. All of them except Ohio State and Alabama offered in writing."
"I have one official visit so far. I have UCLA when they play USC Dec. 3, 4, 5."
"I'm not sure who else I'll visit right now. I'll talk to the coaches and get a feel for things."
The 6-foot-2 and 190 pound Simpson rushed for 862 yards, averaged almost 10 yards per carry, and scored 26 times during his junior season. Simpson is the No. 14 running back prospect in the Rivals.com player rankings and the No. 5 overall prospect in the state of Pennsylvania.
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