May 22, 2006

Saunders now has co-leaders?

Few recruits in the nation shined this past weekend as much as Wesley Saunders.

The Durham, N.C., Riverside tight end was arguably the most impressive player in attendance at Saturday's Adidas Elite Combine in Raleigh.

He was at or near the top of the elite performers the next day at the Nike Camp at Clemson University.

"It could've been a little better," Saunders said Sunday. "(My performance) wasn't as good as yesterday. I think I made up some ground in the one-on-one drills. I think I did pretty well."

The 6-5, 271-pound standout has offers from North Carolina, Clemson, Wake Forest, Louisville, East Carolina, South Carolina and North Carolina State, projects by some schools to play defensive line at the next level.

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