October 23, 2007

Defender likes three

Despite a 6-3 record going into their final game of the season, Akron (Ohio) Garfield will fail to make the playoffs this year. 6-foot-3, 235-pound standout Whitney Mercilus dominated on both sides of the ball, but unfortantely his team still came up a little short.

Mercilus' frame, athleticism, and competitive nature will translate well to any number of positions in college.

With his future position all but decided, now Mercilus must decide which college he wants to attend.

Mercilus plans to visit Illinois in late November. The Illini, a long-time favorite, plus two fairly new additions to the list appear to hold an edge at this time.

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