May 31, 2007

Barron can play where he wants

Mark Barron (6-2, 205) is an athlete without a position, at least in a recruiting sense, but he's turning the heads of several college coaches. The Mobile (AL) St Paul's offensive weapon doesn't yet know what position he'll play on the next level, but he knows if he picks LSU he can play whatever position he chooses.

"(The LSU coaches) told me to pick a position," Barron said. "Whatever position I want I can play, they just want me to come there."

As a junior at St. Paul's Barron rushed 78 times for 785 yards and eight scores and caught 23 balls for 372 yards and four scores. He also returned kickoffs at a 28.6-yard average.

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