May 18, 2006

Carswell catching on

Milpitas, Calif., wide receiver Brandon Carswell is one recruit that made the most of his NIKE Camp appearance last weekend.


Coming into the camp, Carswell had little more than a reputation for being a good player.


After the camp, he had almost every school in the PAC-10 scrambling for his phone number. Now Carswell awaits scholarship offers.


"Going into the camp, I wanted to show all the college coaches that I can play against the best and be successful," said Carswell. "I was nervous when the camp started because I didn't know how well I'd test on the grass and with the electronic timing. Everything turned out great."


Showing excellent hands and surprisingly skilled route running, Carswell started the day off with some impressive times on Stanford's slow grass field. His performance in testing and during one-on-one drills was enough to garner the attention of several coaching staffs on hand.

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