A busy summer time is simply getting began for Rivals250 nook Kayin Lee.
The previous Georgia commit kicked off his official visits with a visit to Nebraska on the primary weekend in June. Oregon and Ohio State will obtain officers later this summer time, with visits to Oklahoma and Miami nonetheless to be labored out. Lee is planning to commit on Early Signing Day this December.
Rivals caught up with Lee to go in-depth on his go to to Lincoln and what he likes concerning the different prime colleges in his recruitment.
On what Nebraska has accomplished to earn an official go to: “It was like on the kind of factor, it’s totally different on the market. They’ve acquired nice NIL alternatives, nice folks you’ll be able to meet on the market, and relationships I can construct. I can play early after I get there and have the ability to get the diploma that I wish to fulfill my desires and maintain my household.”
On the NIL conversations on the go to: “We went by way of several types of NIL. I did it after I got here up right here my first go to. We talked about extra of it and the totally different alternatives I may have and the totally different manufacturers, stuff that I’m extra excited by, issues I can get into.”
On what stood out most concerning the Nebraska OV: “Most positively hanging out with the coaches and the gamers. I didn’t know there was that a lot, I believed it was straight solely soccer however you’ll be able to have enjoyable on the market. We went out to eat. Me and the gamers, we actually simply kicked it.”
On the gamers he hung out with and their message: “(defensive again Javier Morton), (security) Myles Farmer, (nook Quinton Newsome). It was prefer it’s totally different and there’s some nice alternatives there. Coach (Travis Fisher, DBs) being there, he is aware of what he’s doing. He’s performed 9 years within the league, he’s been in school for some time too. He is aware of what he’s doing, he’s been placing guys within the league the previous few years, first, second, third rounds. He clearly is aware of what he’s doing. He’s simply attempting to get us down right here and have the ability to get some extra alternatives, stuff like that.”
On Coach Travis Fisher: “He’s totally different. You’ll be able to look him in his eyes and you may speak to him about something. You’ll be able to speak to him about something, you’ll be able to ask him for something. He’s acquired you. He’s going to have your again it doesn’t matter what, flawed or proper.”
On Fisher’s NFL background standing out: “Yeah in fact, as a result of he is aware of what he’s speaking about. He’s been there.”
On Nebraska’s custom of placing defensive backs within the NFL: “I imply it’s cool or no matter. It exhibits me that they do it and all, however I’m attempting to make my very own legacy. I do know they don’t have any Jim Thorpe Award winners there both, so if I’m going there that’s what I’m attempting to do.”
On Nebraska’s program: “This system itself stands out simply because it’s Nebraska. It’s the one there, actually, for folks to observe. All of the eyes are on you, in order that’s actually what stands out essentially the most.”
On how particular it’s being the one present on the town: “At Nebraska, you’re the present. You’re strolling in shops or throughout the road, down the road, folks know who you actually are. I’m strolling in shops and previous crowds and stuff they usually all know who I’m. Yeah, in buildings and stuff.”
On Scott Frost: “He is aware of the kind of man I’m. He can see it. I do know as a child I don’t see the whole lot, however he has a much bigger image so he can see issues I can do there, stuff like that. He thinks it’s an excellent possibility, however he’s not forcing it on me. He stated he’s not ever going to drive it on me. He needs me to take all my visits and stuff like that. He simply needs me to make the perfect choice, what’s proper for me.”
On Ohio State: “It’s a Georgia pipeline taking place there, so I’ve acquired some belief down there. I get some actual uncooked enter so I can get the reality and stuff like that. It’s nice teaching with (Tim Walton, secondary/CBs) down there, Coach Pat (Miguel Patrick, defensive high quality management analyst and former head coach at Lee’s Cedar Grove Excessive Faculty in Georgia), stuff like that.”
On Oregon: “It’s Oregon, it speaks for itself. I can are available there and play instantly too.”
On Oklahoma: “I actually don’t know an excessive amount of about Oklahoma. I’m taking an unofficial first.”
On Miami: “It’s like Ed Reed, (secondary coach Jahmile Addae) was already at Georgia, so I’ve acquired some guys.”
Relationships are enjoying an enormous half in Lee’s recruitment. He has constructed robust relationships with Fisher, Frost, and the Nebraska employees. He as soon as dedicated to new Oregon coach Dan Lanning throughout his time as Georgia’s defensive coordinator. Ohio State has Patrick, who as soon as led Lee’s highschool program to the state title. It is too early to name a singular favourite, however these relationships have these three colleges specifically sitting in place.