Garmon updates his Status

Greg Garmon

No recruit in Pennsylvania has more buzz around him than Greg Garmon. Scout.com caught up with the talented running back to update his status.

Erie (Pa.) McDowell running back Greg Garmon added two more scholarships in as many days, as Kansas and Iowa offered.

"Kansas contacted my coach and he told me they were offering," Garmon said. "I haven't had much communication with them, but I plan on calling them tomorrow."

Iowa assistant Ken O'Keefe has always been one of the top recruiters on Northwestern Pennsylvania players and he is the chief recruiter of Garmon for the Hawkeyes.

"I have spoken to Coach O'Keefe numerous times," stated Garmon. "I'm kind of surprised that it took this long for them to offer. They were one of the first schools on me last fall. Coach O'Keefe was straight to the point and he said they wanted to offer and they want me to visit. he told me Coach (Kirk) Ferentz wants to talk to me."

Notre Dame has been showing an increased amount of interest in Garmon.

"I spoke to Notre Dame a week ago," explained Garmon. "They told me that Coach (Brian) Kelly wants to speak with me before they offer me. I'm going to visit there April 16th."

Penn State and Cincinnati are also getting visits in the near future.

"I'm headed to Penn State on Saturday to visit," he said. "I'm going to Cincinnati in a few weeks. I'm playing for the Pa's Finest team in the Badger Sports 7v7 at Pitt next weekend and I'm gonna try and get to the Penn State Nike Camp at the end of the month."

Garmon just concluded a successful indoor track season.

"I was just named All-State for indoor track," Garmon said. "I do the 200m, 400m, 4x200 and 4x100. I'm outdoor track right now."

The soon-to-be four-star prospect still claims North Carolina as his leader, but one Big Ten school is coming on strong.

"UNC is still my favorite right now," he stated. "Michigan is sticking around though and they are coming on strong."

Garmon also holds offers from Buffalo, Kent State, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Florida State, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse, Vanderbilt and West Virginia.

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