"The big fish are starting to swim now," said Parkwood coach Nelson Rowell today in reference to the pickup in Leak's recruiting. "He's a special, special kid.”
Leak also plays on the basketball team, and was fourth in the state in the high jump with a leap of 6-4 as a sophomore.
Leak was at the same UNC camp as
I wasn’t aware of Leak until an alert reader tipped me off, and now he’s a candidate for our Top 25 list for 2011. So let me know about under-the-radar players.
*Marcus, by the way, is the younger brother of Parkwood senior QB Maurice Leak. Because of his 5-10 height, most schools want the elder Leak as a slot receiver or a defensive back. But
“They run the spread and triple-option, so it should be a good fit,” Rowell said. “We’re excited about it.”
Maurice throws and runs well—his senior season produced 1,293 passing yards and 12 TDs, along with 420 rushing yards and 8 scores.