May 31, 2007

Is Miami in play for SoCal LB?

Linebacker Donovan Carter from Lake Balboa (Calif.) Birmingham has been one of Birmingham's main attractions this past spring. By Carter's own initiative he was able to attract a school that seldom makes its way to California. This school made the trek west and now Carter is being recruited by an ACC school, in addition to just about every western school.

"Donovan sent his film to Miami and their new head coach Randy Shannon," Birmingham coach Ed Croson said. "He was impressed enough by Donovan's film to fly out to L.A. and check him out.

"Miami wanted to make sure there really is interest from Donovan before they put in the time recruiting him," Croson said. "Miami was Donovan's favorite team growing because his first cousin is former Hurricane running back, Clinton Portis."

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