A two time conference player of the year ('07/'08) at Wake Forest-Rolesville,
Terrell Hartsfield is an exciting prospect because of his athletic talent combined with
his on the field playmaking ability. His player of the year status speaks of
what he's capable of as a football player, but the high school record books are
littered with players that didn't have the athletic ability to star on the next
At 6-4 and 215 pounds, Hartsfield also set his high school records in both the
110 meter hurdles (14.7) and the triple jump (43'11").
Prunty's Carolina ties pay off
Because he had some work to make up in the classroom, he didn't land on the
board for most college scouts, but locally, NC State knew enough to try and keep
him under the radar and offered him a scholarship last year despite sitting out
the 2009 season.
New Texas Tech outside linebacker coach Robert Prunty was the former coach at
Hargrave and scouted the area extensively and offered Hartsfield a scholarship
once he moved to the college ranks.
"I've known Coach Prunty," said Hartsfield, "and I trust him.
He's going to be my position coach at Texas Tech, and that's why I committed to
Hartsfield's plan is to play for Prunty's former team at Hargrave before heading
to Lubbock in January.
"I know I have a lot of work to do to get there [in January], but I'm
willing to do it."
Hartsfield is the fourth commitment for Head Coach Tommy Tuberville's Red
Raiders joining wide receiver Javares McRoy, linebacker Devon Hocutt, and quarterback Michael Brewer.
Scout will have more extensive video on the newest Red Raider in the very near