Speed - the sheer, unadulterated, raw ability to get from point A to point B.
It is probably the single most important ingredient – certainly God-given trait – a college football recruit is graded upon.
The following is a list (alphabetically) of 10 of the fastest blue chip football recruits from the Class of 2011 who will also star on the track this spring.
6-foot-2, 201 poundsPosition:
RB/FSHigh School: Granada (Livermore, Calif.)College commitment:
As a sophomore, finished third in the CIF State 100-meter finals (10.66 seconds) and fourth in the 200 (21.46). Had an even faster junior season before a hamstring injury ended it early.
Was a first-team All-San Francisco Bay Area selection as a utility player and accounted for 2,347 yards and 24 touchdowns. The son of the former NFL great by the same name, Atkinson is the No. 85 recruit overall
in the country according to CBS/MaxPreps recruiting expert Tom Lemming. Video of George AtkinsonContinue reading