Junior to Watch: Tony Pittman
School: Akron (Ohio) Buchtel
Position: Running back
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Size and speed: Pittman is 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds. He has been timed in the 40-yard dash at 4.45 seconds.
Statistics: Pittman rushed for 2325 yards and scored 35 times during his junior season.
Honors: 2nd team all-Ohio
Favorite Schools: Ohio State
Skinny: Pittman is one of the Midwest's top running back prospects. He is a slashing runner with good power.
"Minnesota, Pitt, and Toledo have offered," Buchtel head coach Claude Brown said. "And Ohio State's probably going to offer. He was down there for their NFL day."
"If Ohio State offers, he's done. Hands down, he'll go there."
"He's going to Michigan April 26 for the Nike camp. And he likes Pitt's coaches."
"But if Ohio State offers, that's where he'll go."