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RB Bailey begins to receive looks

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Washington (D.C.) St. John's is home to one prospect in 2008 according to head coach Joe Patterson. His star player is 5-foot-8, 196-pound running back Antwon Bailey.
"Schools are already expressing an interest in him including Syracuse, Maryland, Marshall and others," he said. "He's just taking it all in right now."
Last season Bailey ran for 751 yards and 12 touchdowns on his way to first team all-conference honors.
"He had 138 broken tackles and has some great moves and a terrific forward lean," he said. "He's a natural leader on the team and our whole offense runs through him. He was also the second leading receiver and made a lot of things out of nothing since our line was new. He's well built and can run through players, but also has elusive feet to get around them.
"Off the field, Antwon is a great guy and a tutor in school. He's mature beyond his years and eager to please."
Bailey isn't the only player to watch at St. John's. Patterson spoke highly of his 6-foot-5, 325-pound sophomore offensive tackle Pete White.
"He started every single game for us as a freshman and sophomore and earned first team all-conference last year," he said. "He's got great feet for a big man, is naturally strong and just a sophomore.
"I do think he'll continue to grow because he's still young and we imagine he'll get even quicker too. He's also a great guy, a good student and one of the funnier players on the team."
Teams including Maryland, Tennessee and Notre Dame have already expressed an interest according to Patterson.
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