August 2, 2007

S.C. defensive lineman claims 10 offers

Defensive lineman Everett Dawkins from Byrnes High in Duncan, S.C., brings a lot to the table. At 6-foot-2, 250 pounds, he has shown the versatility to play both inside and at end along the front. He reportedly runs the 40-yard dash in under 4.7 seconds, and he enjoyed a productive junior season. Last year Dawkins had 102 tackles, including 18 for losses and three sacks.

Those are some of the reasons why NC State became his latest offer Wednesday.

"My coaches told me I got the offer," Dawkins told The Wolfpacker. "I had talked with the [NC State] coaches a while back during practice, but it kind of popped up on me. It was a surprise.

"I don't even know what coach is recruiting me. They just told me today that they offered. I know that they have had some good defensive linemen there like Mario Williams."

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