May 23, 2006

DT Barksdale talks Penn State

At first glance, Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech's Joseph Barksdale seems to be a natural born football player. But it is hard to believe that he put the pads on for the first time three years ago.

Standing 6-foot-6 and weighing in at around 315 pounds, Barksdale has since then developed into one of the top-rated defensive tackles in the nation, and he has the offers to back it up.

Barksdale holds offers from most major programs across the country, including Miami (Fla.), Michigan, Notre Dame, Southern Cal, and Texas. He also recently picked up a scholarship offer from Penn State.

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