Running back Albert Young from Moorestown, N.J. has a little more pressure on him than your average D1A blue-chip prospect. The rumor about Albert transferring from Moorestown to Holy Cross High school in Delran, N.J. for his senior year has been nothing but a distraction.
"It's been tough on me,” said Albert. "I just want to concentrate on the rest of this school year and begin to think of college choices. With everything that's been going on, it's been hard to do that."
Albert's dad lives in Delran and he has been thinking about moving in with him for personal reasons. If he does, then he will transfer.
"I just wish everyone would mind his or her own business. This is hard enough without outsiders getting involved. This is a very important time in my life and I just don't need the distractions."
For now, one of the top running backs in the northeast is narrowing his choices of schools. At this time the 5-foot-10, 195-pound back has three favorites -- Wisconsin, Colorado and Virginia Tech. The last two have not offered just yet, but the offers should come soon. He is also very interested
in North Carolina, Rutgers, South Carolina, Boston College and Virginia.
Young, who rushed for 1,300 yards and scored 17 touchdowns as a junior, has offers from Rutgers, Wisconsin, Boston College, Virginia, Kansas State, Indiana and Iowa.