November 29, 2011

Nash wants to visit three schools

Sicklerville (N.J.) Timber Creek junior athlete Myles Nash is one of the top players on a team loaded with talent and the 6-foot-5, 195-pound athlete could blow up on the recruiting scene during the offseason.

Nash lines up at quarterback for Timber Creek on offense but it has been his play at other positions that has colleges interested.

"If quarterback doesn't work out then I'll probably be playing outside linebacker," Nash explained. "On defense you just go out there and make it happen. There's not too much thinking. If you see someone come across your face you hit them.

"Offense is more about thinking and putting time in. It really doesn't matter to me. I mean, I would prefer to play offense ... quarterback, receiver or tight end. But it doesn't matter."

Rutgers is the only school that has offered Nash so far but other schools are hinting they might do the same later on.

"I've been hearing from Georgia Tech, Florida, South Carolina, Rutgers of course, Pitt, Syracuse, Vanderbilt and Iowa," he said.

Nash's plan is to bulk up in the offseason and if he can maintain his current level of athleticism, or even improve it, his stock stands to gain substantially.

Does he have any visit plans for the near future?

"I'm definitely going to be getting out. I don't know yet exactly what's going to happen. What I'm aiming for is the spring," he said.

"I want to try to get down to Georgia Tech for sure. I know they're seriously interested in me. Georgia Tech and South Carolina, I'd like to get down there, too. We have a teammate down there, Damiere (Byrd). I'd like to see Iowa, too."

Nash said the main reason for his interest in South Carolina and Iowa is the presence of former teammates on the rosters of those schools.

"Every time South Carolina and Iowa are on I watch them," he said. "Those two and Georgia Tech are just the three schools outside the region I really want to see.

"Leaving home is tough but I don't have a problem with leaving home. That doesn't bother me at all. I would prefer to be pretty close but the odds of that happening aren't high. Hopefully there will be a lot of schools after me," he said.

His relationship with Byrd in particular could give the Gamecocks the inside track should they offer.

"I talked to Damiere today, as a matter of fact. That was over Twitter though," he laughed. "He talks to me and tells me a lot about how fun it is. When he had a break he came and talked to me."

Nash will be participating in the U.S. Army All-American Combine early next year.

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