November 12, 2008

Poly corner lands offer

Fast, rangy cornerbacks who are physical, aggressive and can hit are always in demand. One player who is beginning light things up on the recruiting trail is Lazarri Middleton (6-1, 190, 4.48) from Long Beach (Calif.) Poly.

Add into the equation that Middleton has great size, with all his other tangible and intangibles that he brings to the table, and you will understand why interest has grown as the season has progressed.

The athletic Middleton also plays the game with a competitive fire and outstanding leadership qualities. He also has a solid work ethic.

One of the reasons that Middleton entered into the season as a sleeper is, like many athletes who play at the talent factory that is known as Lone Beach Poly, he had to wait his turn and shared time on the field as a junior.

On the recruiting trail, Middleton has one offer from SMU. He is getting serious recruiting attention from Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Louisiana Tech, Louisville, BYU, San Diego State, TCU, Utah State and UCLA.

Middleton is planning to visit Louisville on November 21st. He will also visit SMU, but he isn't sure of the date at this time.

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