Plymouth (Minn.) Wayzata linebacker Tommy Becker will be one of the top prospects in the state of Minnesota next season and is already drawing plenty of attention from recruiters.
The 6-foot-2, 230 pound Becker played alongside Ohio State commitment James Laurinaitis in Wayzata's 4-4 defense this season. Becker made 139 tackles and intercepted three passes. Becker was an all-conference and all-metro selection. He bench presses 315 pounds and squats 450.
"I get a lot of mail from Kansas," Becker said. "And Boston College. Wisconsin has sent a couple of letters. Cal, Iowa State, TCU, Illinois, Florida State, Ohio State, those are some others that are sending mail.
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"I'm going down to Minnesota with my coach.
"I'm interested in anywhere in the Big Ten. I've thought about Ohio State. I've always liked Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota."