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Monday, February 2, 2009
Updated: February 4, 7:05 AM ET
Clip Reel: Jelani Jenkins


Jelani Jenkins isn't headed to the Terps. But could he become as dominant a LB as fellow Beltway native Shawne Merriman?

What is "Clip Reel?"

In the February 9, 2009 issue of ESPN The Magazine, there's a feature called "Please Sign Here" about the recruiting process for Maryland HS football star Jelani Jenkins. (Read it here.) To give you a little more context on Jenkins, we wanted to link up some resources you can pursue to understand how much of a program-changer he might become.

Here's his Rivals page. Scout.Com page. ESPN Insider profile. Takkle page. A blog post about him from a site called "Varsity Blue." A Washington Post piece on Jenkins. This MaxPreps article is called "The Rapid Rise of Jelani Jenkins." Good Scouts, Inc. piece on his scholarship too. Here's a 4:00 video clip of Jenkins. Here's a 9:00 clip. This one is five minutes long. This puppy's 2:30. Here's one not-so-good clip of Jenkins. So seriously, where will Jelani end up?