March 26, 2009

Favors planning April visits

Fort Worth Dunbar athlete Rashod Favors doesn't fit the usual mode that is described by the term "athlete." He's not a 180-pound speedster that's equally at home on both sides of the ball.

Instead, Favors is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound specimen who looks like a linebacker (he can bench press over 400 pounds), but actually started at safety last season for the Wildcats. He rung up 65 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and four pass breakups playing in the secondary while ringing up nine sacks on blitzes in earning First-Team All-District and all region honors.

Favors has scholarship offers from Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Stanford, Tennessee and Texas Tech among others.

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