June 3, 2009

Pennsylvania OL ready for camps

Lebanon, Pa. offensive lineman Arthur Doakes received offers from Pitt, Rutgers and Troy a little while back, and those three schools are still at the front of his mind.

Doakes is also taking a hard look at several other schools, and you can get a good idea of who he is interested in by checking out his summer plans.

The massive 6-foot-6, 350-pound guard has the potential to be an overpowering force in the college ranks if he continues to work on his quickness and keeps his weight in check.

"It's still really the same people. Pitt, Rutgers and Troy have offered.

"I'm going up to West Virginia on (June) 21, and I know I'm going to Notre Dame and Michigan State. I've gotta find out two dates for those camps to make sure they're not the same date.

"They all want to get me up there to see how I do in person. Oh, and Maryland. I want to visit Maryland, too."

Doakes said he does not have any favorites at this stage in the process.

"I'll probably decide either before football ... either right before football season or after the season."

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