Junior to Watch: Chris Leak
School: Charlotte (N.C.) Independence
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Size and Speed: Leak is 6-foot-1 and weighs 205 pounds. He runs the 40-yard dash in 4.6 seconds.
Statistics: Has thrown for 121 touchdowns and 10,452 yards in his amazing career.
Honors: All-state, all-conference. Considered to be one of the top players in the country.
Favorite Schools: Tennessee, Florida, Florida State, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, NC State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest.
Skinny: Simply put, Leak is one of the top players in the country. He could be the most heavily recruited player on the east coast this year and was offered a scholarship from Wake Forest when he was in eighth grade.
Leak combines a cannon arm with excellent mobility and awesome accuracy. The offense he runs at Independence is perfect for his style of play. His brother currently plays quarterback at Tennessee and Leak has said for some time that he’d love to back him up. However, Tennessee will have to hold off 50 other programs for the services of Leak. His 51 touchdown passes in a season is one of many state records he holds and by the end of the summer he should have more than 40 offers.