February 13, 2008

ATH Banks one of 2009's best

It's still a little too early to speak definitively about the nation's best prospects in the Class of 2009 but athlete E.J. Banks has done well for himself so far.

The 6-foot-1, 180-pound athlete from Montour, Pennsylvania currently holds 18 scholarship offers and that list should continue to grow.

Last fall Banks recorded 68 tackles with five interceptions. He plans to attend a Junior Day at Ohio State very soon and will take things from there.

"After that I think I'm going to be taking a trip down to North Carolina sometime in April to check out a bunch of schools," Banks said. "I'm not sure what I'll do after that."

Banks denied having any favorites and will most likely wait to see all of his options before he even considers narrowing things down.

He said that he has recently heard from Notre Dame, Florida and Ohio State.

"I'm being recruited as a defensive back," he said. "I just have good quickness and good speed."

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