May 17, 2006

GA athlete Berry receiving national interest

Despite working through injuries this spring, including a broken hand, Eric Berry of Fairburn, Ga., Creekside has been quite impressive thus far on the spring combine circuit, running a 4.33 40-yard dash at the Nike Combine in Athens, Ga., last month, and a 4.31 at another event at Georgia Tech.


According to Berry, he has multiple strengths as a player, including some intangibles that make him an outstanding teammate.


"I help make the team come together as one," said Berry. "Also, my speed, and I guess I'm a quick learner; I have pretty good instincts."


This summer, Berry is taking his role as a senior leader quite seriously, utilizing the traditional offseason workout period to invigorate his Creekside teammates to reach new levels next fall.

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