May 29, 2007

Out-of-state athlete plans to attend UM camp

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Destrehan (LA) High School athlete Jerico Nelson is being recruited by some schools as a tailback, by others at safety.

"I don't care which I play," he says.

Miami is recruiting him for defense.

"I got an offer in April, have 10 offers now," Nelson said.

Those include UM, LSU, Florida, Auburn, Alabama, Arkansas and Ole Miss.

Of what he wants in a college, Nelson says, "A good program, good coach, playing time."

He says he is open among several favorites: Miami, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, USC and LSU.

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