May 9, 2006

Coaches flock to see Berry

The doors at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Ga., have seen a lot more action than normal lately. College coaches have been making regular visits to the school to check out Eric Berry, a 6-foot, 180-pound cornerback.


"I've been seeing a lot of coaches lately," Berry said. "Michigan, Purdue and Virginia Tech were here (Monday) and last week it was Georgia Tech and Urban Meyer came and Bill Lewis, the defensive backs coach at Notre Dame, came in. There's been a bunch of them."


Berry had always hoped to draw the interest of Division I colleges, but even he is surprised at the attention he's received.


"I'm still trying to figure out if they are coming to see me," he said. "It's really hard to believe."

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