April 2, 2007

Charest gathering new offers

Quarterback Jacob Charest from Butler High in Matthews, N.C., was back at his school Saturday afternoon, but not for academic reasons. Charest was there to work out at the Shrine Bowl combine.

He performed well, checking in at 6-foot-3, 191 pounds and ripping off a good shuttle time of 4.35 seconds. He also showcased a 28.2-inch vertical leap, but Charest wants to improve on his 4.87-second 40-yard dash and four bench press reps at 185 pounds.

"Overall pretty good," Charest said of his day. "I think I threw pretty strong. There were a couple of throws I'd like to have back, but who wouldn't out here.

"I'd like to get my 40 a little lower and I got to my bench press up."

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