May 20, 2007
Sutton's success piques Ashley's interest in NU
Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier running back Darius Ashley has a lot in common with star Northwestern tailback Tyrell Sutton. They are both undersized runners from Ohio, and they share the same darting, juking running style that emphasizes making people miss.
It's no surprise, then, that Sutton's success with the Wildcats is a big reason that Ashley is very interested in Northwestern.
Ashley has already collected 15 scholarship offers but is looking hardest at seven schools - Northwestern, Illinois, Louisville, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Of those seven, Michigan and Louisville are the only ones who haven't offered Ashley a full ride.
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