April 30, 2007

Ibiloye surprises observers at Nike camp

Last season, South Garland safety Joseph Ibiloye displayed the ability to hit like a linebacker and yet cover like a safety in the short zones as the strong safety in South Garland's 4-2-5 defense.

As a result, many teams weren't sure what to do with the 6-foot-3, 195-pound Ibiloye. Was he a safety? Was he an outside linebacker?

Now, after a few days of spring practice at a new position (free safety), the verdict is in and interest in Ibiloye is rising rapidly.

Ibiloye received offers from Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Baylor and TCU early on, but has recently received more offers from Michigan and Kansas and is gaining heavy interest from LSU, Alabama and Arkansas.

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