March 2, 2007

Tackle among prospects at New Hanover

WILMINGTON, N.C.- New Hanover High boasts four potential Division I-A prospects for the Class of 2008, including offensive tackle Nick Becton, who has great upside and potential.

The 6-foot-5, 280-pound Becton has only played football for one year. The basketball player has an excellent frame, long arms and good feet.

"He's an athlete," Hoggard head coach Kevin Motsinger said. "He's played basketball all of his life and just came to football last year. He's an athlete."

Becton has already received a scholarship offer from East Carolina. Clemson, Virginia and North Carolina State also are big factors. Becton hopes to make unofficial visits to all of these schools in the near future.



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