Southern Pines (N.C.) Pinecrest 2013 defensive end James Harrison has claimed one scholarship for 2013. The 6-foot-3, 245-pounder discussed the latest with his recruitment.
"I have an offer from Eastern Michigan," he said. "They offered in May.
"I'm happy I was offered. It helps to motivate me to keep working."
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More schools are keeping a close eye on Harrison at this time.
"Oregon, Virginia, Minnesota, Kent State and NC State have been interested," he said. "They're all telling me I'm a standout for 2013 and that the recruiting process is just starting during my junior year."
Does Harrison like anybody?
"Yeah, my favorite team is Alabama," he said. "I would also like to hear more from Clemson and Oregon.
"Oregon because they've sent me some stuff. I feel that I have potential to play at Clemson. As for Alabama, I've just liked Alabama since my grandpa. He liked Bear Bryant when he coached there."
Harrison earned honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore last season.
The talented lineman went further on what sticks out about his play.
"I finish every play and I've got a good reaction to the ball, I'm still working on my speed and pass rush."