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Crockett refocuses list

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Three-star running back Malcolm Crockett out of Washington (D.C.) Friendship Collegiate Academy is adjusting his focus with offers falling off the board. Who is the 5-foot-11, 180-pounder focused on?
"I just spent this past weekend at North Carolina," he said. "I worked out with the staff and it went well. They might offer, I really don't know.
"They have five running backs about to graduate and if they offer me that'd be a look. I'm leaving it in God's hands. The coaches at North Carolina told me that they really liked me and they said I'm very versatile and make people miss."
A couple programs have fallen off in recent weeks, while a few others have moved up the list.
"I was looking at NC State, but they are out of the picture," he said. "I was considering Rutgers, but they already have two running backs and are waiting on another back, so that's pretty much out of the picture too.
"The schools I'm interested in are Cincinnati, Temple and Michigan. I really like Cincinnati. They want me to go up there for a visit, but I don't have a clue when I'll go."
Crockett went further about the Bearcats.
"They've had a pretty strong program the last couple years and won their bowl game last year," he said. "They run the spread and we run that at my school. I wouldn't mind that. Also, the running back coach is the one recruiting me, so that makes me happy."
Crockett discussed the Wolverines too.
"It's the program for Michigan," he said. "That's a big school and their running back coach is recruiting me too, I like that."
With offers filling up, what is Crockett's plan from here?
"Right now I'm focusing on my season," he said. "I would like to commit soon. I like Cincinnati and if North Carolina offers they are up there too. I may commit to one of them.
"I think there is about a 75% chance I could decide before the season, otherwise I'll check out other schools. I may let it play out."
At the moment, Crockett is getting ready for a big season ahead.
"We are going to camp on August 6th," he said. "I think we're going to be a pretty good team with the talent we have.
"I want to improve on my lateral movement this year and pick my feet up more. I'd like to post 2,000-yards."
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