Last season Amir Pinnix from Newark (N.J.) Malcom X Shabazz rushed for 1,100 yards and scored 12 touchdowns, caught 20 passes for another 200 yards and two more touchdowns and on defense had 95 tackles. Basically, the 5-foot-11, 190-pounder did everything but sell raffle tickets at home games. His accomplishments have not gone unnoticed by college coaches.
"I'm hearing from so many schools and it's all positive. I went to the Boston College and Rutgers camps and feel that I did a great job at both."
Amir has one offer at this time and that's from the University of Indiana.
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"All of the other schools said they are going to follow me very close this year. I think if I have another year like I did last season, I will have plenty of schools offering me."
He lists eight schools that he is most interested in.
"I like South Carolina, I always liked them and they have a great program. I also like Indiana, Iowa, Boston College, Rutgers, Vanderbilt, Penn State. and Maryland. They are my top schools for now and I think they have shown me the most interest as well."