August 27, 2009

Sleeper pulls the trigger

Sleeper athlete prospect Darrin Lewis (6-1, 170, 4.57) from Pomona, Calif., has been flying under the radar this recruiting season, but that has worked in the favor of one coach that has a lot of contacts in the area because this coach scooped him up before the word got out about his ability.

Lewis was benefited by the arrival of John Brown, who was a longtime assistant coach at Pomona and now he has returned as head coach. Brown dusted off his rolodex and called some old friends. One of them liked what he saw in Lewis, offered him and Lewis accepted.

"Darrin got an offer from Eastern Michigan and he committed to them last night," Brown said. "The reason why he committed early to Eastern Michigan is he wants to concentrate on his senior season and on his books.

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