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'Canes Closing in on Commitment?

Darryl Sharpton

Not long ago a young linebacker named Jonathan Vilma committed to the Hurricanes after a tremendous prep career at Coral Gables High. Now a current linebacker at that school is drawing those comparisons.

"A lot of people tell me I'm a lot like Vilma," said Darryl Sharpton. "A lot of people say that the way we play is very similar." Sharpton, 6-0 and 210 pounds, was a tackling maching this season as he registered over 120 tackles in just nine games. It's his instincts and ability to find the football that make him different. "I just have the speed and the instincts to get to the ball in a hurry... Recommended Stories

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