Three of the most prolific offensive players in the area made their intentions official Wednesday morning at Charlotte High School.
Running back Elijah Mack (University of South Florida), wide receiver Stantley Thomas (Florida International University) and quarterback Brennan Simms (Missouri Science and Technology) signed and faxed their forms to their specific institutions.
Mack will bring a double Mack attack to the Bulls, joining former Booker High running back Marlon Mack, who has established himself as the main runner in Coach Willie Taggart’s offense.
“I know him a little bit,” Elijah said of Marlon. “From the beginning I pretty much knew where I wanted to go.”
Mack made his only official visit to the Bulls’ campus in Tampa, but also attended the University of Florida spring game on an unofficial visit.
“USF told me they were only taking one running back, so I jumped at that,” said Mack, who had 12 other offers from places such as Arizona, Indiana, UCF, East Carolina. “I had a couple good offers, but stuck with USF the whole way.”
Mack rushed for 1,280 yards, including six 100-yard games, and 23 touchdowns. He also caught seven passes for 94 yards and two scores. Continue Reading by Clicking Here
By Dennis Maffezzoli , Herald-Tribune
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