OL Delando Crooks has many faces 

June, 10, 2012
6/10/12
1:07
PM ET
video

ATLANTA -- Spending time with three-star offensive lineman Delando Crooks is similar to trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube. You know that the parts all have to line up but you just can’t see how. The shy, soft-spoken giant with more than 40 offers seems too congenial to be an arm-breaking, face-stomping warrior of the trenches. But don’t let that fool you.

“He is not nice at all,” Carver head coach Darren Myles said. “He is totally different on the field. If you could take a peek at his face before game time, you could tell he has gone strictly into game mode. I would say war mode but he has never been to war. He knows how to flip the switch from being cordial in the school building throughout the day to being an animal on the field. By no means is he too nice.”

To continue reading this article you must be an Insider

TAMU Asst. Tops Recruiter Power Rankings
With already more than 100 ranked prospects committed, assistant coaches nationwide have been hard at work on the recruiting trail. National recruiting reporter Jeremy Crabtree joins Phil Murphy to rank the best among them.Tags: B.J. Anderson, Texas A&M Aggies, Jeremy Pruitt, Georgia Bulldogs, ESPN 300, RecruitingNation, high school football recruiting, Phil Murphy, Jeremy Crabtree
VIDEO PLAYLIST video