NC State Football Recruiting

SIGNED: Jalen Frazier

December 19, 2018
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SIGNEE: Jalen Frazier‍ 
IPS RANK: 84
SCHOOL:
Hough HS
HOMETOWN: Cornelius, NC
POSITION: Defensive Back
VITALS: 5’10”/180

Early Enrollee? Yes

Where Does He Rank?

MEDIA OUTLET RANKING
Composite 85.4
Inside Pack Sports 84
Rivals 5.3 (3-Star)
247 86
ESPN 77

Statistics: 62 tackles, one sack, three interceptions

Why NC State? “The biggest thing for me was the staff.  We have a great relationship and I know how much they want me.  Whenever I go to NC State I feel like it's home, so I knew that was the place for me.”

Who Did He Pick NC State Over? UNC, Michigan, Duke, West Virginia, and Maryland, among others

IPS Take On Jalen Frazier: Frazier was the Pack’s third 2019 commitment and he had an impressive offer list, the most notable of which is Michigan. Frazier was an important guy for the Wolfpack to lock up early in the process.

The biggest knock on Frazier is his height, but he’s a physical football player and his play against the run may be his best attribute.  The kid will light you up.  He’s a big-time hitter, and resembles former Wolfpacker Dravious Wright with his physical style.

He does have room to improve in 1-on-1 situations. The question is will he stick at corner or move to nickel. Originally, the idea was for him to be the nickel but, that may have changed when Jakeen Harris committed.

The Pack has reloaded in the secondary with the last two recruiting classes and Frazier is a big part of that, even if it will be more difficult for him to get on the field early. With his ability to tackle, he could see early playing time on special teams.

 
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