April 27, 2012

Mizzell blowing up

Much like his nickname "Smoke," Virginia Beach (Va.) Bayside running back Taquan Mizzell's skill set served as a signal to attract plenty of attention from college coaches. And that attention has now developed into a full-blown wildfire as schools across the country are jumping into the mix with offers to compete for the services of the Rivals 100 athlete.

Mizzell, 5-foot-10, 180-pounds, has collected 17 verbal offers to date from programs such as Virginia, Virginia Tech, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Miami (Fla.), UCLA and California with the most recent coming from West Virginia.

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