The Zips may have received a commitment from a future first-day NFL draft pick.
Before he signed with West Virginia in February, Rivals.com once ranked Ryan Brinson the nation's No. 25 recruit at any position.
The Canton McKinley cornerback, however, failed to meet the Mountaineers' academic requirements, meaning he could leave the school. He now attends Hargrave Military Academy.
Rivals compares Brinson to Adam "Pac-Man" Jones -- but only in his aggressive play, not lengthy rap sheet. The Web site gives Brinson three stars.
Two out of Akron's four 2007 recruits now have three stars.
Scout.com gives Brinson four stars. The site also suggests that he is the next Pac Man.