February 12, 2007

College recruiters are back at Gateway

In recent years Gateway head coach Terry Smith has produced a number of major college football prospect including Pitt's Aaron Smith and Penn State's Justin King. In addition this year Jon Ditto committed to Penn State.

Coach Smith has at least three players that college recruiters will be following this recruiting season. Linebacker Shane Hale already has a dozen offers including offers from Pitt, Ohio State, Michigan, Tennessee, Wisconsin, West Virginia and North Carolina. Hale was credited with 105 tackles last year including 13 for a loss. Hale was a first team AAAA all-state selection as a junior as a linebacker.

All-purpose back Cameron Saddler also has considerable early interest with Pitt, North Carolina, Temple and Virginia already extending offers.

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