Camden Catholic linebacker Jarred Alwan has committed to attend Temple University on a football scholarship.
The 6-2, 220-pound Alwan was a first-team All-South Jersey selection as a junior at Camden Catholic. He led the Irish to a 10-1 record and a berth in the Non-Public 2 title game.
An instinctive inside linebacker, Alwan made 86 tackles and had two INTs for Camden Catholic. As a running back, he carried 79 times for 645 yards (8.1-average) and 12 touchdowns. He also caught six passes for 179 yards (29.8-yard average).
Alwan is regarded as a three-star recruit by rivals.com
Alwan had offers from Boston College, West Virginia and Massachusetts.
He becomes the latest in a loaded class of 2013 of SJ football players to make verbal commitments.
Here's the list:
Greg Webb, DT, Timber Creek: Penn State
Myles Nash, DE, Timber Creek: Rutgers
Jarred Alwan, LB, Camden Catholic: Temple
Buddy Brown, LB, Williamstown: Temple
Rashad Kinlaw, QB, Absegami: Notre Dame
Eli Woodard, DB, Eastern: Ohio State
Zaire Williams, RB, Cherokee: West Virginia
Corey Clement, RB, Glassboro: Pitt
Anthony Averett, QB, Woodbury: Alabama
Brandon Bell, LB, Oakcrest: Penn State
Jim Cooper, PK, Mainland: Temple
Shane Rafter, OL, Moorestown: Temple
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