January 20, 2011

Homestretch for Top 100 New Jersey RB Huggins

Rivals100 running back Savon Huggins will announce his college choice on January 28 at 5:00 p.m. during a press conference at his high school, Jersey City (N.J.) St. Peter's Prep.

It remains to be seen which of Huggins' four finalists, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Rutgers, or North Carolina will receive the coveted pledge from the four-star running back ranked the No. 1 player in New Jersey and No. 58 overall by Rivals.com.

If Huggins were to choose Michigan State, it would come as a shock to many recruiting analysts who feel that in-state Rutgers might have a leg up for Huggins who will take his official visit to the Big East representative from New Jersey this weekend.

After that visit, St. Peter's football coach Rich Hansen expects Huggins to drop off the grid until the 28th while he mulls over one of the most important decisions of his young life.

"I don't think anybody is going to be able to get him, coaches or media," Hansen said. "We are going to just try and spend the week talking about the negatives and positives of each school. After he figures out what he is going to do, he is going to announce his decision at 5:00 p.m. at our high school on the 28th.

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