Las Vegas standout off and running

Running back/cornerback Eddie Wide (5-11, 175, 4.5) from Las Vegas (Nev.) Cimarron is off to a great start and is one of the reasons that his team is currently 3-0.
Wide is starting on both sides of the ball for his second straight season.
As a junior, Wide earned first-team all-league and all-state honorable mention honors as a running back after running for 1,400 yards and 20 touchdowns. He also accounted for five picks from his cornerback spot.
In three games as a senior, Wide has rushed for 356 yards and four touchdowns.
Wide has heard from Cal, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon State, Utah State, Boise State, Fresno State, Nevada, UNLV, Utah, and Colorado State.
"As for offers many schools are taking a wait and see stance with Eddie," Cimarron-Memorial coach Jeff Smeltzer said. "He came onto the scene later because not many knew about him before last season."
"Most of the schools are looking at him as a corner," Smeltzer said. "He such a great job at the position."
"Eddie is a great cover guy," Smeltzer said. "If we could afford to we would also have him returning punts and kicks.
"Eddie is also a great leader for us," Smeltzer said. "He's one of our captains and does a great job for us."
"What makes Eddie a special corner is he has good speed, is very flexible and run with the best of them."
Wide is also good in the weight room too, where he benches 235, squats 415 and power cleans 275.
Wide is a member of the Nevada top 10 team for the class of 2007 landing as the Silver State's No. 8 prospect at any position.